Deeside Way

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Worth knowing

The Deeside Way runs for a length of 71 kilometers through United Kingdom.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 4 days to walk the Deeside Way.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Deeside Way

71 km
Elevation gain
650 m
Elevation loss
450 m
Highest Point
Ballater / 200 m
Lowest Point
Aberdeen / 9 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
71 km
650 m
450 m
200 m
9 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Deeside Way
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Deeside Way
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Deeside Way is:


Arrival to the Deeside Way

You will arrive via Aberdeen Dyce Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus. Duration approx. 1 hours.

Departure from the Deeside Way

Departure is via Aberdeen Dyce Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus. Takes about 3 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Deeside Way

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