Set on the edge of the highest mountains, the Linn of Dee is the
main gateway for hill walkers wishing to access the southern
Cairngorms. Situated on the National Trust for Scotland's Mar Lodge
Estate, the area contains four of the five highest peaks in the
UK, as well as the source of the famous River Dee. A number of
beautiful low-level walks through pinewood and along rivers are
easily gained from the main car park.
6½ miles, 10km (8mins) west of Braemar, down an unclassified
- Large car park.
- Walks for all tastes and abilities starting from the Linn of
- Information board about current estate activities and, in summer,
a daily weather forecast.