Speyside Way

On-line guide to the Speyside Way Long Distance Route

This online guide has been developed to give you enhanced information about the Speyside Way, section by section.

The sections into which we have broken up the route are of differing lengths, but each represents a stretch of the route which is of broadly similar character throughout . These individual sections can be enjoyed either in their own right or as part of a longer trip. Each section starts and finishes at a town or village.

Route Grades

  • Easy - Mainly flat walking on path and tracks with good even surfaces.
  • Moderate - Variety of path surfaces and terrain, stiles and steps en route, suitable for fairly fit, keen walkers.
  • Strenuous - Varying terrain suitable for fit experienced walkers. Steep gradients and uneven surfaces expected.


Spey Bay from the air
Between Spey Bay and Fochabers
Boat o Brig
Tamdu Station
Mains of Dalvey
The Spey near Nethy Bridge
The Cairngorms from Boat of Garten
Granish Moor
Cairn Daimh