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Craigellachie Bridge over River Spey on Speyside Way walking holiday

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday with Lets Go Walking

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday
Walking Holiday in Scotland
in the Heartland of Whiskey Country

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday with Lets Go Walking

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday with Lets Go Walking

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday with Lets Go Walking

This Scottish walking holiday follows the River Spey from Buckie on the Moray Firth to Aviemore in the Cairngorms. There is a choice of routes and distances between 65 and 92 miles.

This is one of our River Walking Holidays, and also one of our Scotland Walking Holidays.

Speyside Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday with Lets Go Walking

Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday
Walking Holiday in Scotland
from Buckie on Scotland’s Moray Coast to Aviemore in Scottish Highlands
In Scotland’s Whiskey distilling heartland

via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, and Grantown on Spey.
Route options from 65 to 92 miles, the Speyside Way runs from the coast at Buckie, through the Spey Valley and the heart of the malt whisky country, towards the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains.
This is a conservation area and a haven for wildlife.
On this walking holiday in Scotland you can visit many of the Scottish Whisky distilleries: Aberlour, Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, and Macallan to name but a few.
We offer this Speyside Way walking holiday in an upstream direction as this is how the guide book we include in the package is written.
This route intersects with the Moray Coastal Trail and the Dava Way.

We offer 4 suggested itineraries on the Speyside Way Scottish Walking Holiday:

  • 8 day holiday, Buckie to Aviemore, 65 miles
  • 10 day holiday, Buckie to Aviemore with Tomintoul Spur, 80 miles
  • 9 day holiday, Buckie to Aviemore with Dufftown  Circuit, 77 miles
  • 11 day holiday, Buckie to Aviemore with Dufftown Circuit and Tomintoul Spur, 92 miles

Please see details below

You can combine this Speyside Way Scottish walking holiday with our walk on the Great Glen Way or West Highland Way for a longer walking holiday in the Scottish Highlands.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates April to September and in either direction.

These daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
8 day itinerary
Buckie to Aviemore

6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:      
Day 1:  Arrive Buckie
Day 2: Buckie to Fochabers                 10 miles
Day 3:  Fochabers to Craigellachie      13 miles
Day 4:  Craigellachie to Ballindalloch  12 miles
Day 5:  Ballindalloch to Grantown       13 miles
Day 6:  Grantown to Boat of Garton    11 miles
Day 7:  Boat of Garton to Aviemore      6 miles
Optional Day: at Aviemore to visit Cairngorm
Day 8: Depart Aviemore

£672pp
dbl/twin

£910pp
single occ

£980pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48.00 per person

This 8 day itinerary 65 mile walk on the Speyside Way starts in the fishing port of Buckie on the Moray Firth. From Tugnet you walk in the Spey Valley via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Grantown on Spey to Aviemore. You could visit Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre and Macallan, Aberlour, Knockando, Tamdhu, Cragganmore Distilleries.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
Buckie to Aviemore
Suggested Tour Duration:

6 days walking, 7 nights
Distance:
65 miles
Min/Max daily distance:
6/13 miles
Average daily distance:
11 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:
Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre
Speyside whiskey distillaries

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
10 day itinerary
Buckie to Aviemore with Tomintoul Spur

8 days walking and 9 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  Arrive Buckie
Day 2: Buckie to Fochabers                 10 miles
Day 3:  Fochabers to Craigellachie      13 miles
Day 4:  Craigellachie to Ballindalloch  12 miles
Day 5:  Ballindalloch  to Glenlevit         7 miles
Day 6: Glenlevit to Tomintoul                8 miles
Day 7:  Ballindalloch to Grantown        13 miles
Day 8:  Grantown to Boat of Garton     11 miles
Day 9:  Boat of Garton to Aviemore       6 miles
Optional Day: at Aviemore to visit Cairngorm
Day 10: Depart Aviemore

£864pp
dbl/twin

£1,170pp
single occ

£1,260pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48.00 per person

This 10 day itinerary 80 mile walk on the Speyside Way starts in the fishing port of Buckie on the Moray Firth. From Tugnet you walk in the Spey Valley via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Grantown on Spey to Aviemore. You could visit Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre and Macallan, Aberlour, Knockando, Tamdhu, Cragganmore Distilleries.
The 15 mile spur to Tomintoul which enables you
to visit Glenlevit Distillery.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
Buckie to Aviemore
Suggested Tour Duration:

8 days walking, 9 nights
Distance:
80 miles
Min/Max daily distance:
6/13 miles
Average daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:
Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre
Speyside whiskey distillaries

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
9 day itinerary
Buckie to Aviemore with Dufftown Circuit

7 days walking and 8 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  Arrive Buckie
Day 2:  Buckie to Fochabers                                      10 miles
Day 3:  Fochabers to Craigellachie                            13 miles
Day 4:  Craigellachie to Dufftown to Craigellachie  12 miles
Day 5:  Craigellachie to Ballindalloch                        12 miles
Day 6:  Ballindalloch to Grantown                             13 miles
Day 7:  Grantown to Boat of Garton                          11 miles
Day 8:  Boat of Garton to Aviemore                           6 miles
Optional Day: at Aviemore to visit Cairngorm
Day 9:  Depart Aviemore

£768pp
dbl/twin

£1,040pp
single occ

£1,120pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48.00 per person

This 9 day itinerary 77 mile walk on the Speyside Way starts in the fishing port of Buckie on the Moray Firth. From Tugnet you walk in the Spey Valley via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Grantown on Spey to Aviemore. You could visit Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre and Macallan, Aberlour, Knockando, Tamdhu, Cragganmore Distilleries.
The Dufftown circuit is a circular walk of 12 miles from Craigellachie which enables you to visit the Glenfiddich Distillery.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
Buckie to Aviemore
SuggestedTour Duration:

8 days walking, 9 nights
Distance:
77 miles
Min/Max daily distance:
6/13 miles
Average daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:
Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre
Speyside whiskey distillaries

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
11 day itinerary

Buckie to Aviemore
with Dufftown circuit and Tomintoul Spur

9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  Arrive Buckie
Day 2:  Buckie to Fochabers                                      10 miles
Day 3:  Fochabers to Craigellachie                            13 miles
Day 4:  Craigellachie to Dufftown to Craigellachie  12 miles
Day 5:  Craigellachie to Ballindalloch                        12 miles
Day 6:  Ballindalloch  to Glenlevit                               7 miles
Day 7:  Glenlevit to Tomintoul                                     8 miles
Day 8:  Ballindalloch to Grantown                             13 miles
Day 9:  Grantown to Boat of Garton                          11 miles
Day 10:  Boat of Garton to Aviemore                          6 miles
Optional Day: at Aviemore to visit Cairngorm
Day 11:  Depart Aviemore

£960pp
dbl/twin

£1.300pp
single occ

£1,400pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48.00 per person

This 11 day itinerary 92 mile walk on the Speyside Way starts in the fishing port of Buckie on the Moray Firth. From Tugnet you walk in the Spey Valley via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Grantown on Spey to Aviemore. You could visit Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre and Macallan, Aberlour, Knockando, Tamdhu, Cragganmore Distilleries.
The 15 mile spur to Tomintoul which enables you to visit Glenlevit Distillery.
The Dufftown circuit is a circular walk of 12 miles from Craigellachie which enables you to visit the Glenfiddich Distillery.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday
Buckie to Aviemore
Suggested Tour Duration:

9 days walking, 10 nights
Distance:
92 miles
Min/Max daily distance:
6/13 miles
Average daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:
Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre
Speyside whiskey distillaries

What’s included
in your Speyside Way Walking Holiday in Scotland

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries

Optional Extras
for your Speyside Way Walking Holiday in Scotland

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your Speyside Way Walking Holiday in Scotland

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance
  • ticket on Cairngorm Mountain Funicular Railway

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Speyside Way Walking Holiday: How to get there:

  • By Plane to Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Inverness airport
  • By Car to Buckie where parking is available
  • By Train / Bus to  Buckie

We have river walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland and Wales.

This is one of our categories of walking holidays.

River walking holidays with Lets Go Walking

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