Cairngorms National Park

Wee Walks Week, 9th to the 15th of September

Wee Walks Week

Join in and take a Wee Walk in September 2019. Have fun and meet people, walking your way to health!

 

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.

Guided Walks

Enjoy a wee walk and learn about the wild side of the Park with our Countryside Rangers. 

#WeeWalks

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.

Wee Walks Week 2019 posterDownload 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.