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Viaduct/train/name on black triangleDava Way

37 km / 23 miles

Highlands, Moray
A multi-user trail across the ancient Celtic province of Morayshire linking the historic towns of Forres and Grantown-on-Spey (itself now in Highland). It links the Moray Coast in North East Scotland with Strathspey and the Cairngorms National Park. Almost all of the route follows the old Highland Railway line and is off road and safe from traffic. From the Moray Firth, it crosses Dava Moor before descending to the Spey Valley. It passes through farmland, woodland and moorland with sporting estates. From the moor there are views to the south to the Cromdale Hills and the Cairngorm Mountains and to the north over the shire counties of Nairn, Inverness, Moray, Ross & Cromarty, and Sutherland.


Details:

Path Type
Scotland's Great Trails
Waymark: Viaduct/train/name on black triangle
Waymark
Viaduct/train/name on black triangle
Attributes
Scotland's Great Trails; Easy; Former Railway; Cycle Route
Start
NJ032278 - Mannachie Avenue, Forres in, Moray
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Finish
NJ037589 - Dulcht Bridge, Granton-on-Spey, Highlands
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Open Date
2005

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
A Dava Way Companion (Dava Way Association - 2013)
Leaflet
Dava Way (Dava Way Association - 2012)
Guidebook + Map Flap
Moray Coast Trail with Dava and Moray Ways (Rucksack Readers - 2010)
Badge
Badge for Dava Way (Dava Way Association)
Leaflet - External PDF
Dava Way Leaflet (Dava Way Association - 2012)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
2736
OS Landranger Active
2736
OS Explorer
6061423
OS Explorer Active
6061423
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Walking Support Providers:

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37 Km

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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
Dava Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 30/09/2016 15:30:37 - Adjustment to route by DWA
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MemoryMap Route file
Dava Way Memory Map Route File
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Tracklogs Route file
Dava Way Tracklogs Route file
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Route Profile:

38.1 Km (23.7 miles)
345 m (1,132 ft) ascent
329 m (1,079 ft)  maximum height