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29th May 2017

Sites & Surroundings of the Speyside Way

river spey

Interested in learning more about Scottish history? 2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and Scotland’s incredible past is being celebrated. Walking holidays in Scotland are always full of enriching experiences, take this chance to discover more!

Along the Speyside Way, there are plenty of different attractions and historical sites to enjoy. With EasyWays you can walk the route from Buckie to Aviemore, without having any worries about accommodation or baggage transfer. Why not use the fact that it is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology to finally book your walking holiday!

With our expertise, there is no doubt that your walking holiday will be a success! Unsure about which walk you would like to book? Our team at EasyWays will advise you about the most suitable walk, meeting your requirements!

Lochindorb Castle

Lochindorb Castle is located in the South East of the Scottish Highlands, on the way to Aviemore. The castle sits on the partly man made loch, so of course if you would like to cross over to see it, you will need a boat!  Lochindorb has an amazing atmosphere because the castle is set in such an idyllic location. Around a 30-minute drive from Aviemore, the remote location is the perfect place to relax and soak in more Scottish history and beauty.

Scottish Highlands

The journey to the Scottish Highlands is amazing!

Carrbridge Packhorse Bridge

Located in the Cairngorms National Park is a very iconic visitor attraction, the Old Packhorse Bridge. This is the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands, running across River Dulnain. Surrounded by the charm of the Cairngorms National Park, this is another place to visit after walking the Speyside Way. Also, the bridge is an ideal place for keen photographers!

“EasyWays honestly is one of the most service-orientated and flexible travel agencies we’ve ever experienced. Without a doubt we will return to Scotland and book with EasyWays again!”

Maarten, July 2014, Holland

Castle Roy

Also located in the Cairngorms National Park is Castle Roy. Being the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology it is only right to visit a castle after walking with EasyWays. Also, this 11th Century castle is one of the oldest unchanged castles in Scotland. With one stone in the Tower area featuring some carvings, this is an ideal place to enjoy Scottish history!

people walking outdoors enjoying Scottish history

You too could enjoy the charm of the Scottish highlands!

Loch an Eilein

Though the route from Buckie to Aviemore is beautiful, the surroundings of Loch an Eilein are particularly breath taking. Located in the Rothiemurchus forest, Loch an Eilein is one of the most popular places to visit in Britain! The loch has an ancient castle from the 13th century on an island in the middle. Also, it is easily reachable, the Loch is around a 20-minute car journey. The Rothiemurchus is a place rich with wildlife, if you are interested in seeing birds, deer etc. along the Speyside Way, check out our last post.

badger in wild

Who knows what you’ll see in Rothiemurchus forest!

If you like the sound of the Speyside Way route or the service we provide at EasyWays, contact us!