Board recommended accommodation
attractions in Aberdeenshire, including Deeside
Walking Week (held annually in May)
- Bus: Aberdeen-Braemar and infrequent seasonal service
Pitlochry-Braemar: tel. Stagecoach Bluebird (01224) 212266. Rail:
Aberdeen Railway station. Air: Aberdeen Airport (01224
Books and Maps
Usually available from newsagents or outdoor shops in Aberdeen,
Banchory, Aboyne, Ballater and Braemar. For particular information
on outdoor activities see this sites section on "What to do"
- walking, cycling, skiing, climbing etc
Local History and Folklore books
- Geddes, Jane: Deeside and the Mearns: an architectural guide.
The Rutland Press 2001
- Murray, Ian: In the Shadow of Lochnagar. Lochnagar Publications
& Marketing 1992.
- Smith, Robert: A Queen's Country. Perthshire: Pioneer Associates
- Ordnance Survey (OS) 1:50 000 Landranger: 37 (Strathdon) 44
(Ballater and Glen Clova) 43 (Braemar and Blair Atholl)
- Ordnance Survey (OS) 1:25000 Outdoor Leisure: 3 (The Cairngorms)
- Ordnance Survey (OS) 1:25 000 Explorer: 395 (Glen Tanar), 388
(Lochnagar, Glen Muick and Glen Clova)
- Harvey 1:25 000: Superwalker; Lochnagar
here for Ordnance Survey website.
- The Cairngorm Glens Book 1,Peter D Koch, Osborne pub. Cicerone
- The Cairngorms, Adam Watson, Scottish Mountaineering Trust,
- Scottish Hill Tracks (fourth edition), 1999, Scottish Rights
of Way Society,
Scotways, 24 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AN
- Heading for the Scottish Hills, Scottish Mountaineering Trust
on behalf of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the Scottish
Mountain Rescue Team