Wee Walks Week celebrates short local walks and encourages everyone to get outdoors and enjoy a walk with friends, colleagues or neighbours, join a Ranger-guided walk or try out one of the Park’s health walks
Join a Health Walk
Fancy some company or support getting out for a wee walk? Then join one of over 20 health walk groups in and around the Cairngorms National Park.
Find a Path
Need some inspiration for your wee walk? Then check out our Community Path Leaflets. There is a wee walk suitable for everyone.
Download a e-route card showcasing a great selection of wee walks from around the Park.
Enjoy a wee walk and learn about the wild side of the Park with our Countryside Rangers.
Please share your Wee Walks stories and photos – we would love to see them on social media via Active Cairngorms Facebook, Cairngorms National Park Instagram or Twitter @CNPactive – using the hashtag #weewalks
Wee Walks Week 2019
This year the CNPA would love to hear about your wee walk – where did you go and what did you enjoy about it? To share this information please fill in this short online survey and you could be in with a chance of winning a Columbia jacket.
Download and print out a Wee Walks Week 2019 poster to display in your workplace, B&B, office, hotel, business.
Walking Events this September
Strathdon Walking Festival 2019
Saturday 31st August – Sunday 1st September: Strathdon Walking Weekend
The first ever Strathdon Walking Weekend (organised by the Strathdon Community Development Trust Paths Group) is the perfect event to added to get you geared up for Wee Walks Week this year! Join in with guided walks that will explore the landscape, geology and heritage of Strathdon. You are welcome to join in with any of the planned walks (all abilities will be catered for) over the weekend. Basecamp is at the Glenbuchat Hall where refreshments and camping with be provided, as well as a Saturday night ceilidh with food. For more information visit the Strathdon Walking Weekend Facebook Event.
Wednesday 11th September 9am-1230pm: Abernethy Woodland Wander
Join RSPB expert guide for a wander through Caledonian pineforest and to tranquil lochs. You may see crested tits, goldeneye, willow warblers, crossbills, red squirrels, osprey and more. Plys there’s a myraid of stories to share about the remarkable and rare Caledonian pineforest habitat and the species which depend on it. Booking is essential – please email or call to book here. These walks take place every Wednesday from April to October.
Friday 13th September 1300-1500: Seanchas na Sgire – Gaelic Heritage Walk in Kingussie
Dive into the rich Gaelic heritage – both natural and human – of Badenoch on a guided walk up Glen Gynack with storyteller Ryan Dziadowiec. Booking is required.
This event is part of the Badenoch Festival which runs from the 6th September to 22nd September.