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Dufftown Spur (Glenfiddich Distillery)

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A loop walk from Craigellachie passing through the village of Dufftown, which houses the Glenfiddich Distillery. 
Distance 19.2 km
5:04 h
332 m
333 m
The Dufftown Spur is a pleasant excursion off the main route of the Speyside Way.  This loop passes the world famous Glenfiddich Distillery; well worth it if you are a whisky lover.
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Author
Catherine Allan 
Update: August 28, 2019
Highest point
330 m
Lowest point
84 m

Tips and hints

This walk appears in the following itineraries:

WSSSW3

WSSSW5

Start

Craigellachie (92 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NJ 28951 45154
DD
57.491022, -3.186871
DMS
57°29'27.7"N 3°11'12.7"W
UTM
30V 488797 6372061
w3w 
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Destination

(via Dufftown) Craigellachie

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with the map and guidebook provided. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
NJ 28951 45154
DD
57.491022, -3.186871
DMS
57°29'27.7"N 3°11'12.7"W
UTM
30V 488797 6372061
w3w 
///parting.enrolling.dandelions
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
19.2 km
Duration
5:04 h
Ascent
332 m
Descent
333 m

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