WALK: Western Side of the Findhorn Gorge
20 June at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm£10
A delightful, scenic, circular scenic walk that explores the western side of the River Findhorn Gorge using forest tracks and fishermen’s paths.
This is a five-mile circular walk through delightful woodlands that explores the western bank of the River Findhorn gorge using forest tracks and fishermen’s paths. There are steep drops to one side of the path in places. The walk has been popular and much enjoyed on the previous occasions it has been included in the Festival. It is in an area that is rarely visited by walkers.
Forres Footpaths Trust has been leading walks since the start of the Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival. They use funds raised to maintain and update their website and identify and publish new routes.
A free booklet A Guide to Walking in Forres is included in the price.
The walk will include a short break at a particularly scenic spot so bring a snack if you wish.
In places, there are steep drops for short distances on one side of the paths.
The start point is from small parking area about 200 yds south of Conicavel. From Forres take the A96 towards Nairn. Just under a mile after crossing the River Findhorn, turn left signposted Darnaway. After about 1 1/2 miles turn left signed Conicavel. Pass through the small village and up a slight slope to a small parking area on the left.