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For those who prefer being outside, the town of Dufftown, which is part of the Moray council district, is widely renowned for being a popular destination all year long for a wide range of outdoor sports. The village of Dufftown is currently among the most well-known locations in all of Scotland thanks in part to its notoriety. The village is located inside the Moray council district's boundaries, which explains why. Both tourists and locals enjoy hiking since it gives them the chance to take in the breath-taking landscape that can be found in many different places along the routes. As they pass through the mountains, hikers can choose to proceed either up or down the mountain pathways. The ability, level of endurance, and level of competence of the hiker will all influence this decision.

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Dufftown, a lovely town in Moray, Scotland, is referred regarded as the "Whisky Capital of the World" because of the abundance of whisky distilleries there. Although Dufftown does not have any authorised walks, the surrounding area has lovely scenery and hiking routes for outdoor enthusiasts. Here are some suggestions for walks close to Dufftown:

Dufftown Circular Walk: This is a relaxing circular walk that circles the town's perimeter and lets you take in the surrounding beauty. You can begin in the town centre and go in a circular motion by following the signage. The walk gives wonderful views of the surrounding hills as it leads you through farmland and woods.

From Dufftown, you can climb to the summit of Ben Rinnes, which rises to a height of 841 metres (2,759 feet), if you're up for the challenge and prefer hillwalking. Although it is a more difficult trek, the panoramic vistas at the top are well worth it. Before doing this hike, it's necessary to be well-organized, have the right tools, and check the weather.

The Speyside Way is a long-distance walking route that connects Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park to Buckie on the Moray coast for a distance of roughly 107 kilometres (66 miles). You can pick a stretch of the trail close to Dufftown and take a leisurely stroll through beautiful farmland and alongside the River Spey even if you might not be able to complete the entire journey.

Glenfiddich Distillery Walk: From Dufftown, you can trek to the nearby Glenfiddich Distillery if you're interested in whisky and want to combine a walk with a distillery tour. The trek offers wonderful views of the distillery buildings and passes through gorgeous farmland. When you get there, you can have a guided tour to discover how whisky is made.

Always check local maps, trail guides and weather reports before embarking on any walk, and always wear proper footwear and clothing for outdoor activities.

Please note: Please check prior to your activity that starting point has public parking areas or can be accessed using public transport.

DISCLAIMER: The information given on the stay4you has been provided in good faith, it is intended only as a general guide. We advise you to verify the accuracy of information before relying on it. It is the responsibility of individuals to approach outdoor activities such as walking with caution. Walking can be strenuous and individuals should ensure that they are fit enough before embarking upon it. If in doubt consult a doctor.

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