The Kincardine & Mearns area offers a striking coastline and spectacular cliff top views. There is a wealth of historical interest to be discovered both along the coast and inland. Much of the coast is associated with the fishing industry, while inland agricultural heritage dominates.
Most of the cycle routes described in the linked leaflet have been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and where possible, off-road, family and commuter routes have been selected. Some routes require more effort than others. Download the leaflet at https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/media/25046/stonehavenandmearns.pdf
The routes show distance, effort required and tourist attractions. Most routes use the quieter roads but may involve short stretches of main ‘A’ roads to continue the route. Great care should be taken at all times whilst cycling, particularly on these busy stretches of road. Please let large vehicles pass and remember you may encounter forestry operations off-road. Please keep well clear and observe signs and diversions for your safety.
Route 1: Stonehaven to Inverbervie Circular (25 miles) Moderate to Difficult
Route 2: Cairn Mon Earn Circular Woodland Route (22 miles) Moderate
Route 3: Laurencekirk to Fettercairn Circular (15 Miles) Easy to Moderate
Route 4: Inverbervie to Johnshaven Circular (10 miles) Moderate
Route 5: Portlethen to Newtonhill Circular (13 miles) Easy
We advise that you also take an O.S map with you. While the routes featured follow quiet roads and key features have been identified, an O.S map will guide you further in the area. Ordnance Survey map: LandRanger 1:50,000 No. 45.
To plan any journeys using public transport visitwww.travelinescotland.com or call 0871 200 22 33
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