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Hexagonal logo with letter GGordon Way

18 km / 11 miles

From Bennachie this trail in Eastern Aberdeenshire partly follows the old peat extraction routes on the Bennachie forests. You walk the length of Bennachie and then continue west to Suie Car Park and takes in forests, farmland and moorlands across several hills. Currently the available publication covers the route to Suie car park, with the intention to extend to Rhynie in due course.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Hexagonal logo with letter G
Hexagonal logo with letter G
Forest/Woodland; Moorland
NJ700217 - Bennachie Centre, near Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
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NJ547231 - Suie Car Park, Aberdeenshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Bennachie & The Gordon Way (Bennachie Project - 1996)


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Route Profile:

18.2 Km (11.3 miles)
707 m (2,320 ft) ascent
451 m (1,480 ft)  maximum height