Walk: Don't bash Brimmond Hill

Aberdeen City | Westhill | Short walk | ★★

[Brimmond Hill]

Unfashionable Brimmond Hill forms the centrepiece of a rather scrubby country park, scarred by an ugly radio mast and surrounded by dual carriageways - including Aberdeen's new ring road. That's the bad stuff out the way - surely there's no way back from here? Well actually, if you ignore the man-made clutter around you then there are some fine views to be had: the Granite City backed by the North Sea to the east; fields stretching away into Deeside and Donside to the west. As Aberdeen's local hill it'll always be a popular spot for walking the dog, but it's worth the easy climb even without a canine companion.

[Approach to the summit area]

📌 Walk: Don't bash Brimmond Hill ★★
Start / finish at car park on minor road just south of Wynford Farm, 1 mi northeast of Westhill, G.R.: NJ 846087 ///flats.shell.redeemed

▶ 3 km / 2 mi | ▲ 110 m | ⌚ Short | Easy
Features: △ Brimmond Hill (266 m, sub-2000')
Terrain: Clear path, usually wide but with some muddy parts.

Route & map

Car park - Brimmond Hill - return by outward route

Route credit: Scotland Off the Beaten Track
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On our visit

Wildlife: Not much, unless you count dogs being taken for walks.
Weather: Cloudy and hazy with patches of evening sunshine and fairly light winds.

[Good views to the north from the ascent]


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