September’s Walk – Ballater

Date: Saturday, 14th September 2019

Mileage: 6 miles

Meeting Point: Outside Glenmuick Church, Ballater (Church Square, AB35 5NE)
Walk Leader: Sabrina  Maguire       Email me


Uplifting Walks invite you to join them to celebrate their 5th Birthday on Saturday 14 September. As part of this circular walk we will explore  some of the beautiful  countryside around the River Dee and the town of Ballater. The walk will be mostly on well defined flat paths with no special difficulties. Continue reading

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August’s Walk – Portsoy

Date: Saturday, 31st August 2019
Mileage: 6 miles

Meeting Point: Outside Portsoy Ice Cream Shop (24 Seafield Street, AB45 2QT)
Walk Leader: Sabrina  Maguire       Email me


The walk will start from Portsoy and follow the beautiful coastline along to Sandend returning via country tracks. The walk will be 6 miles long on mainly flat terrain. A shorter 3 mile walk option (incorporating the use of a service bus) is also available. Continue reading

Diocesan Walking Pilgrimage to Pluscarden

As an element of the Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage on Sunday 30th June to Pluscarden, a Walking Pilgrimage is being organised by ‘Uplifting Walks’. Walkers have the option of completing either the Full Pilgrimage which is 9 miles or a Mini Pilgrimage which is 3 miles.

Pilgrims will arrive at Pluscarden for quiet time followed by Mass at 15:00, presided by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB. Continue reading

May’s Walk – Cullen, Moray

Date: Saturday, 25th May 2019
Mileage: 10 miles (3 mile shorter option)

Meeting Point: Cullen SquareAB56 4RR
Walk Leader: Sabrina  Maguire       Email me


Join Uplifting Walks on Saturday 25th May as we discover that Cullen is not all about its beautiful beach – turning away from it we will be instead exploring the forests of Cullen! It will be a walk of many options as we follow  winding paths and burns while hopefully spotting  some wildlife among the trees. 

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April’s Walk – Newburgh, Aberdeenshire

Date: Saturday, 6th  April 2019
Mileage: 10 miles (3 mile shorter option)

Meeting Point: Forvie National Nature Car Park, AB41 6AB
Walk Leader: Sabrina  Maguire       Email me


Join Uplifting Walks on Saturday 6th April for a truly coastal walk. The planned route will have a nature vibe as we start along the Ythan Estuary, then explore the dunes of Forvie National Nature Reserve before reaching the remains of Old Slains Castle. This coastal walk promises some beautiful coastal scenery and hopefully some wildlife.

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