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**STORM ARWEN UPDATE**
Planning to head out on Aberdeenshire’s mountain bike trails? Please check the latest Storm Arwen Trail Updates from DMBiS to find out what’s open and what’s still closed due to storm damage.
From challenging single track and scaling the heights of Ben Macdui, to paddle-boarding off a coastal village or an e-bike ride in the valley, you’re spoiled for choice in Aberdeenshire.
Out in the fresh air with extensive views across these great estates, heathery moors and ancient forests. Our mountainous countryside brings you challenge with Munros to be bagged and ski lifts to be boarded on a bright winter’s day taking you to an adrenaline filled descent. Walk along the wide expansive sands that stretch for miles along stunning our coastline and discover nature in its prime along with quaint coastal villages which still stand untouched by modern day life.
Hiking, riding, mountain-biking, gliding, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, surfing, kiteboarding … the list goes on. Experience thrills of gorge walking, zip wires and off-road driving, or just escape down a woodland path and roam free.
Our almost endless summer days aren’t the only good time to head outdoors. This part of Scotland is colder, drier, fresher and allows for ample opportunity to be active all year round. After a day exploring the outdoors, head inside for the warming pleasures of a wee dram taken by a roaring fire.
Whatever your preference, there’s plenty to be discovered here.
Please always follow the Scottish Outdoor Access code.