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The Scottish settlement of Crathie is situated close to the eastern boundary of the Cairngorms National Park in Aberdeenshire. It is renowned for its scenic surroundings, which provide outdoor enthusiasts with a variety of hiking chances. Here is a broad summary of the hiking possibilities in the region.

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Balmoral Cairns: Balmoral Estate, where the British royal family resides in Scotland, is close to Crathie. You can explore multiple walking trails inside the estate that take you to different cairns (stone monuments). The surrounding countryside is beautifully viewed from these walks.

One of the most recognisable mountains in the Cairngorms National Park is Lochnagar. It provides strenuous hikes with breathtaking scenery. The traditional route begins in Glen Muick and ascends to the summit, offering breath-taking panoramas of the surroundings.

Morrone Hill is a well-liked hiking location offering sweeping views of the Cairngorms and the surrounding valleys. It is close to Braemar. The trail starts in the hamlet and climbs to the mountain, offering a satisfying journey.

Glen Tanar: Located not far from Crathie, Glen Tanar features a variety of walking and hiking trails appropriate for people of all skill levels. The gorgeous Water of Tanar, open moorland, and lovely woodlands all contribute to the glen's fame. The trails' different lengths let you pick one that best suits your preferences.

For the most recent information about hiking trails, conditions, and any required permits or limitations, it is always advised to check local visitor centres or online resources. In addition, it's crucial to thoroughly prepare for any outside activity, which includes dressing appropriately, carrying necessary supplies, and being conscious of your own fitness level and restrictions.

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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