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GPS Track Details
Track length: 11.66 km
Moving time: 2:04
Average speed: 5.64 km/h
Total ascent: 27 m
Total descent: 37 m
Difficulty Level: 3/5 - Medium
Overall rating: 5 (23 vote(s))

Walk from Boat of Garten to Aviemore good shoes, or boots, recommended.

The walk is about 6 miles miles from one railway station to the other, this route is also part of the Sustrans cycle network so look out for any bikes, follow the Speyside Way thistle signs,

From the train station at Boat of Garten, the route follows minor roads and farm and estate track, follow the riverside via Kinchurdy Farm, dog owners are asked to ensure your dog is under close control or on a short lead, and all gates are closed once through, they are a self closing bridleway type.

Boat of Garten is also served by bus, and both ends of the walk are linked by the Strathspey Steam Railway, there are good views to the Cairngorms to the left as you pass, the route runs parallel to the railway line you should be treated to the sight and smell of the steam train during summer months, with excellent transport links with the bus. If you wish to return from Aviemore, take advantage of a return journey on the steam train, via the Strathspey Railway, food and drink are available in the two villages and there is a licensed diner on the train.

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