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The North East 250 Tour

The North East 250 combines wildlife with a unique and famous road trip taking you through the Granite City of Aberdeen, Royal Deeside, Speyside, the spectacular mountain passes of the Cairngorms National Park, the rugged North Sea coastline to the east, and the picturesque seaside villages of the Moray Firth Coast with birding from the high tops to the coast so expect fabulous raptors, Otter, Mountain Hare, seaducks, geese and waders. Minibus transport and mostly easy walking though we may be on our feet for extended period.

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19 Mar - 26 Mar 2022
12 Spaces

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LeadersKate Mennie and Craig Round

Days 1-3Meet in Aberdeen and drive to our hotel in Braemar, hopefully stopping enroute at Glen Tanar. Full days in the beautiful Royal Deeside, with possible visits to Glenshee, Muir of Dinnet, Balmoral and Linn of Dee.
3 nights Braemar Hotel
Days 4-5Drive out of the mountains, north towards the coast, where we stop for the next two nights, visiting the coastal sites of Spey Bay, Burghead and Rosemarkie.
2 nights Cullen Bay Hotel
Days 6-7Travel to our final hotel stopping at Loch of Strathbeg Reserve, Fraserburgh and Rattray Head. Last day around some of the classic east coast sites such as the Ythan Estuary and Blackdog.
2 nights Saplinbrae Hotel
Day 8Travel back to Aberdeen.

WeatherWeather can be extremely variable at this time of year so come prepared for everything from rain and wind to calm early spring sunshine! 5°-15°C.
WalkingMostly easy walking on level paths up to 2 miles or perhaps a little more if rarities require it! We may be on our feet for a lot of the day even if not walking far.
MealsAll included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8.
InsectsUnlikely to be a problem at this time of year.
AccomDouble, twin and single ensuite.

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