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Bennachie - Oxen Craig and Mither Tap
Introduction to Walk 3081

Photo from the walk - Bennachie - Oxen Craig and Mither Tap

County/Area - Aberdeenshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Grade - moderate

This Aberdeenshire walk explores four summits on Bennachie. The route offers some excellent walking, wonderful views and the opportunity to visit an ancient hilltop fort of Mither Tap. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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