Aberdeen

Walking

Footsteps Walks are held on the second Saturday of each month, from September to June, and we usually meet at 10am. Most walks are on fairly level ground and of 4-7 miles in length, but a few may be more testing. Instead of having a single group leader, individual members volunteer to lead walks of their own choosing. New members are welcome to join us on our monthly walks.
Each session's walks are listed below, emailed to group members, and also intimated at the U3A monthly meetings. Full details of each month's walk are added a couple of weeks ahead of the walk date.

14 September - a circular walk at Mains of Haddo, a distance of 5-6 miles.
12 October - linear walk from Inverbervie to Johnshaven, c5 miles
9 November - circular walk from Milton of Crathes round the Ley Way in Crathes Castle grounds, c4.5 miles
14 December - a walk along the prom
11 January - ascent of Brimmond Hill from the west car park - c3 miles
8 February - circular walk at Perwinnes Moss, c4 miles
14 March - ?
4 April NB CHANGE OF DATE - circular walk, Dunnottar woods and coastal path to Stonehaven, c4 miles
9 May - ?
13 June - circular walk to Greyhope Bay and Girdleness, with Harbour Visitor Centre tour, c4 miles (this may be moved to an earlier date, depending on the progress of the harbour works)

8 February - a walk round Perwinnes Moss, c 4 miles
10.30am - Meet at ASDA Middleton Park on Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don AB22 8WQ. There is no restriction on parking and the store is on the number 2 bus route (destination Ashwood). Toilets are available in the store. We will walk to and around Perwinnes Moss, a distance of about 4 miles. This walk is more or less on level ground, with potential patches of mud if there has been recent rain. It should take just over two hours, including, if desired, a short stop for tea/coffee or snack. Afterwards we can drive for coffee/lunch at Parkhill Garden Centre.

Additional walks offered but not yet allocated to a specific month:
Linear walk from Dyce to Newmachar c4-5 miles

Please note that walkers must be members of the U3A. Members walk at their own risk and will be asked to sign a disclaimer form before their first walk. A copy of the form is available as a link on this page.

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