Date/Time

Date(s) - 12/12/2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk Details

Pub Stop?: No
O/S Map Sheet No.: 45
Grid Ref. Start: 759657
Grid Ref. Finish 833723
Walk (Miles): 7.5
Walk Hours: 4
Bus Time to Walk:2 hrs
Bus Time from Walk: 1.5 hrs
Departure time from walk: 3:30 pm


Walk Notes

The walk today follows an interesting part of the Kincardineshire coastline, passing through the villages of Johnshaven and Gourdon. We will be dropped off near St. Cyrus and the bus will travel back northwards to Inverbervie. This walk is a through one, so members who require a shorter walk – please indicate your intentions with your committee member in charge of the bus.

Route 1:- St. Cyrus to Inverbervie
The walk commences at NGR 759 657 at the junction of the A92 and St Cyrus Caravan Park. From here walk SE’wards past West Mathers farm towards the houses at Tangleha’ on the coast. Continue NE’wards along the shore passing Seagreens and the “Narrows” to eventually reach Johnshaven. At the far side of this village, pick up a path which runs parallel with the dismantled Montrose to Inverbervie railway line. The route continues NE passing Haughs of Benholm (813 688) and eventually arrives at the village of Gourdon. Here, we pass the harbour and follow the shore N’wards to reach Inverbervie. The bus will be conveniently parked near the demolished site of the railway station (NGR 833 723).
Walking distance approx. 7.5 miles/12 km
Ascent: 230ft/70m
Please note that the route download to your mobile device only works if you can open gpx files (e.g. ViewRanger)

Download file: St Cyrus to Inverbervie Route 1.gpx
Route 2:- Johnshaven to Inverbervie
The bus will drop you off at the bus stop at NGR 797 876 on the A92 junction to walk into Johnshaven. Walk SE’wards towards the harbour then turn left towards Gourdon. Follow the route as in Route 1 from here to continue to Inverbervie
Walking distance approx. 5 miles/8 km
Ascent: 170ft/51m
Please note that the route download to your mobile device only works if you can open gpx files (e.g. ViewRanger)
Download file: Johnshaven to Inverbervie Route 2.gpx

Bus departs Inverbervie at 3.30pm.
In the event of an emergency arising, the person in charge of the outing should be contacted, if possible, before the police are contacted.
Relevant telephone number for Grampian police is 0845 600 5700 or 999.
Committee member in charge today is Alastair Condie

Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Member's Ticket £12.00
Non-Member's Ticket £17.00