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Loch Muick

Glen Muick, Ballater, Scotland
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Car park

Loch Muick is one of my favourite places to visit. I don't even mind paying the £4.00 for parking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jimbo R
via mobile
Walks, views, wildlife......and some cheeky wild camping

Amazing views are on offer with easy parking to act as a base camp. Various walks are available... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Glen Muick, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loch Muick is one of my favourite places to visit. I don't even mind paying the £4.00 for parking. But after my visit today, I have changed my mind. I hit a pot hole in the car park that you would loose a small child...More

Thank Jimbo R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing views are on offer with easy parking to act as a base camp. Various walks are available for those who want a quick trip or a longer experience. We also used the time to get out into the wilds a little further and do...More

1  Thank Alistair_Unicomb
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Lovely place to walk around Loch Muick and visit Queen Victorias house, extremely lovely surroundings in the Cairngorms National Park.

Thank Ballater-Hostel
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We frequently visit Loch Muick for its beauty and tranquility. The views are magnificent and the walks breathtaking. If you are lucky you will see the herd of wandering from hillside to loch for a drink. For the more energetic, the trip up Lochnagar is...More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

It is well worth visiting. The car park is accessed on a long single track road with passing places. The car park makes a charge of £4 which seems excessive but there is a visitor centre and a modern toilet block adjacent to the car...More

1  Thank 170hughg
Reviewed 16 November 2017

wonderful views round this walk, Lots of people usualy on it. Great walk for a dog. It takes a while though!

Thank Yvonneanddog
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My husband and I did the hike around the Loch Muick. It was not very strenuous, but was very long. The scenery was absolutely beautiful, so I would definitely recommend. There is a pay-to-park lot and also bathroom facilities at the beginning of the trail.

Thank hrost
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I've been back and forth to Loch Muick over the past 20 years or so. Worth a visit every time for the scenery, deer, grouse and red squirrels Beautiful!

Thank defendertd5
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Even on a dull day, this is a fantastic place to come. The drive along the glen is great, with stunning views round every corner, and the car park at the end is pretty spacious - although I'm not sure how well it copes in...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful walk and a highlight of our trip every time we go to the region. Start on the left hand side and you can either do a quick walk up to the lake and back or do the more traditional 3.5 mile...More

Thank oandn
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Dawn B
13 August 2017|
Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Not really - but there are at the entrance after the car park....
10 August 2017|
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Response from EmptySea1962 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen anyone fishing, but I don't know. Sorry.