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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    right the line of the Roman Road joins the landrover track that has been running roughly parallel to it just before the watershed The Dumfries Galloway Strathclyde boundary is marked here by a stone dyke but there are gates for the track Passing the Well Spring the track heads downhill to the plantation by the Potrail Water and crosses the Accinfern Burn finally meeting the A702 beyond the north end of the wood It crosses the road and continues indistinctly almost due north for half a mile before swinging round to cross the Southern Upland Way east of Overfingland and rejoins the A702 at a fence a few hundred metres beyond Heading north to south Overfingland Cottage is on the A702 100m south of the surfaced road leading to Overfingland Farm which is signposted No access to the S U W Just beyond the cottage over a grassy area on the right a stile leads to the Southern Upland Way and Laght Hill Do not go over the stile but walk to the gate at the south west end of the fence The gate is across the old Roman Road which to the north east is no longer evident due to a wood plantation From the gate the route of the Roman Road to the south west is obvious The Reeshaw Burn is crossed after 200m and the route is grassy and wet until the A702 is met again Across the A702 the route passes down the west side of a wood to ford the Accinfern Burn Immediately after the ford leave the surfaced road to gently ascend a grassy track on the right Shortly this becomes a surfaced track running all the way to Durisdeer However after the county boundary at the watershed between Well Hill and Durisdeer Hill

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    will not accept responsibility for any accident or injury caused by ignoring this warning Please take precautions to minimize damage when walking on the road such as avoiding the shortcuts that are eroding the traverses Although the usual eastern starting point of the route nowadays is Laggan village going from there W along the north side of the River Spey the original starting point was 2km west along the A86 road on the south side of the river The two variants join at the bridge over the Spey 3km west of Laggan Continuing W the route goes across an aqueduct at map ref 553 932 where a track coming north from Kinloch Laggan joins the Wade road providing an alternative and slightly shorter start About 9km west of Laggan the road passes the old barracks and former inn at Garvamore recrosses the Spey by Garva Bridge a Wade bridge and continues a further 6km to Melgarve at the end of the public road A short distance up the burn just east of Melgarve another bridge is hidden in the forest This crossing was originally left as a ford by Wade but was often impassible so was replaced with a bridge by General Caulfeild At Melgarve where the Soft Road for the Hoggs branches off SW the Corrieyairack track leaves the Spey and begins the climb WNW along the Allt Yairack to the pass the last steep ascent in twelve zigzags The 775m summit provides magnificent views and there is a steep descent on the west side to the Allt Lagan a Bhainne bridge which has recently been carefully restored to its original state Continue down Glen Tarff high on the west side of the deep tree lined gorge of the River Tarff to Culachy and on reaching the public road

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    356 End location ND 263 355 Geographical area Caithness Path Type Trade Route Path distance 0 3km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description There is no path to this old station and so visitors must make their own way across fields to the station which is located at ND 264 353 OS Landranger sheet 11 Thurso Dunbeath Heritage Information This is an old track leading to

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    of the Bruar Water for another 5km and when the glen divides climb due north up the steep hill straight ahead to reach the crest of Uchd a Chlarsair Descend slightly still heading north and climb a gradual slope to the Minigaig Pass 833m The descent across the west slopes of Leathad an Taobhain continues north then lower down the path bears northwest down the north bank of the Allt Bhran to reach the private road in Glen Tromie At this point the route is joined by that from the Gaick The way down Glen Tromie for the next 2 5km goes along the road and then there are three possible finishes a To follow the original soldiers route to Ruthven Barracks cross the River Tromie by a footbridge at NN753923 and climb just east of north up heathery slopes past Carn Pheigith and over the east shoulder of Sron na Gaoithe Just beyond the top of this rounded hill a faint path may be found at NN760946 Follow it north slightly downhill to about NN760959 where a better path is reached Follow it north northeast along the flat crest of the heathery moor to a junction of paths at NN770974 and from there go north down a good path to Ruthven Barracks Kingussie is 1 5km further across the River Spey b The second way is down Glen Tromie as far as Glentromie Lodge Cross the River Tromie by a bridge and a stile on the right just beyond it to follow a waymarked path northwest uphill through the birchwoods At the upper edge of the trees cross the fence by a stile and continue northwest for 400m to the crest of the moor where the route a above is joined c The third finish goes right down the

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=212 (2016-02-09)
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    very busy dual carriageway at the start of this right of way A private road goes N from the roadside through a plantation past a radio mast and continues N beside the Edendon Water for 8km to Sronphadruig Lodge 0 5km beyond the lodge leave the track to cross the Edendon Water and follow a good path N along the west side of Loch an Duin across the foot of the very steep slopes of An Dun which plunge for 300m from its summit into the loch At the north end of the loch cross the Allt Loch an Duin usually easy at some sandy banks and go NE for a short distance to reach the start of a track This track known as Domingo s Road continues down the east side of the glen past Loch Bhrodainn to the Allt Gharbh Ghaig which may be difficult to cross in wet weather Continue past Gaick Lodge and Loch an t Seilich to join the route from the Minigaig at the bridge across the Allt Bhran The final part of this route down Glen Tromie to Ruthven Barracks or Tromie Bridge could go by any one of the three possibilities described

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    to a conifer plantation at its west end which has stiles at entry and exit before meeting the public road just east of Corriemulzie The walker can then continue by Mar Lodge to Linn of Dee avoiding the worst of any traffic From Linn of Dee to the Geldie Burn a good estate track exists At the Geldie Burn there is no longer any bridge After this serious river crossing a rougher track and footpath avoiding further river crossings leads to the ruins of Bynack Lodge From there a track leads on for about 1km then becomes a footpath leading as far as the watershed From there a clear path leads to just south of the Bedford Memorial Bridge at the Falls of Tarf where a reasonable estate track is met This continues to Auchgobhal where this old right of way rises out of the glen as a grassy track until Kincraigie farm from where a farm road and tarred public road lead to Blair Atholl The route is cycleable on good tracks except for the section between the Tarf and the Geldie where bikes will often have to be wheeled or carried OS Landranger 43 Braemar Blair Atholl Heritage Information This old route is one of the great historical rights of way in Scotland In 1847 a group of Edinburgh University botany students had an acrimonious encounter with the Duke of Athole and his ghillies This resulted in a lengthy legal battle between the Scottish Rights of Way Society and the Duke to establish the route s status a dispute which ultimately went to the House of Lords It is likely that this case did more than any other to raise public awareness of rights of way Click here for Ben Dolphin s heartfelt video about Glen Tilt s

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=214 (2016-02-09)
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    279 357 Geographical area Caithness Path Type Trade Route Path distance 0 5km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description We have heard reports that this follows an easily identifiable track between two drystane dykes but have not yet received a full survey OS Landranger 11 Thurso Dunbeath Heritage Information This is an old track leading to the remains of an abandoned fishing station at Clyth The

    Original URL path: http://www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=207 (2016-02-09)
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    by the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland in 2004 and so should still be current The harbour is reached from the cliff top by way of a track cut into the steep slope which runs in an arc from the top of the NW side of the cove around the SW side to terminate on the shingle beach on the SE OS Landranger 12 Thurso Wick

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