The Rivers Dee and Don from Aberdeen 120 miles (192KM)
From Aberdeen go west to Royal Deeside. Crathes and Drum
Castles. Continue beyond Banchory to Aboyne and Ballater (nature reserve at Muir of
Dinnet). Optional excursion from balleter (shopping) into Glen Muick (red deer). Continue
to Braemar (heritage centre, castle) via Lochnagar Distillery. Return eastwards, then
north from valley of River Dee at Balmoral to reach Corgarff Castle. Follow River Don east
to Kildrummy Castle and Gardens. NB Other castles on Castle Trail signposted from here. Go
to Alford (transport museum, country park), then return to Aberdeen via optional extension
to Castle Fraser.
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