Walk 17. Milltimber to Belskavie Tower (Newmill Hill)

This seven-mile circular walk starts from the North Deeside Road at the entrance to Bellenden Walk, goes via Culter House and Buckleburn Roads (crossing Malcolm Road in Peterculter) to Newmill Hill and the Belskavie Tower.  Return via the south side of the plantation to the North Deeside Road and then joins the Deeside Way, Lover’s … Read more

Walk 16A. Brimmond Hill From Kingswells

Alternative to Walk 16. Same outward route till you join Kingswell Crescent. Cross over and take footpath (dashed red line on map) to the left of the burn. When you reach Wellside Avenue circle, take the path almost straight ahead through a broad greenspace. On reaching Kingswells Crescent cross over and walk up Wellside Place. … Read more

Walk 9. Milltimber Circuit from Blacktop

A circular route in Milltimber which follows sections of core path 51 and provides great views out towards the west as far as Lochnagar. There is limited parking for one or two cars at the starting point gateway on Blacktop Road and also in a small unsurfaced layby on the opposite side of the road. … Read more

Walk 16. From Cults to Brimmond Hill and Back

This day circular walk starts from Cults Hotel and goes to Brimmond Hill (blue line on map) via Hazelhead Park, Den of Maidencraig, Bucks Burn and Kingswells. Return is also via Kingswell so a shorter version of the walk is to use a link path between the outward and return paths. Grade: Moderate but long. … Read more

Walk 15. Foggieton – A Walk on the Wild Side

This circular walk starts at the Foggieton Woods carpark and explores the paths in the open fields to the west of Baillieswells Road. The fields are owned by Scotia Homes and are not currently used for any agricultural purposes. Scotia homes have proposed building 500 homes but the proposal is not included in the current … Read more

Walk 14. Bieldside – Byways and Greenways

Bieldside has a number of passages and green spaces between house as well as woodland to the north and a green area to the west. This circular walk, starting at the Cults Cairn, aims to encourage the walker to explore these passages and green spaces and the map highlights other passages and greenspaces.  The current walk … Read more

Walk 13. Cults – Nature, Heritage, the River Dee and Climate Change

This walk was originally planned by the Cults, Bieldside Community Council for the 29th March as part of Climate Change Week 2020. Following cancellation, it was thought residents might wish to do the walk as individuals. The walk was to include short talks (5 minutes) on local nature and how climate change is, and will, impact … Read more

Walk 12. Cults Burn and Rocklands Road

A circular walk from Cults Hotel, up the Cults Burn to Friarsfield, then along roads to Rocklands Road, essentially a track rather than a road with some woodland and open fields to the north and the Marcliffe Hotel on the south side, as far the International School. Return via the Deeside Way. Grade: Easy. Terrain: … Read more

Walk 11. Walk by the River Dee at Milltimber

This is a short route, mainly on tracks and paths. It can be extended by adding a section of the Deeside Way from either east or west of the starting point and the return route follows the outward path. Also a circular extension via Maryculter Bridge can be added by going up river. Grade: Easy. … Read more