A slightly more challenging day from Fochabers to Craigellachie through woodland and passing the base of Ben Aigen.
Climb steeply as you leave Fochabers to be rewarded with expansive views over the Spey Valley and the Boat o’ Brig. Walk through a stretch of mixed forest and farmland before reaching the small village of Craigallachie. The Craigallachie Hotel boasts 550 malt whiskies behind its bar.
This walk appears in the following itineraries: