Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy

In the footsteps of Robbie Burns


Route outline for walk pk105:

Aberfeldy  -  The Rob Roy Way  -  Moness Burn  -  Waterfalls  -  Moness Dun Wood  -  Birks of Aberfeldy  -  Upper Moness Falls  -  Falls of Moness  -  Moness Den  -  Aberfeldy.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Birks of Aberfeldy were named after a poem of the same name by Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns, who penned 'The Birks o'Aberfeldie' in 1787. 'Birks' is Scots (or Lowland Scots) for Birch trees.

'Burns' Seat' is a natural shelf in the rocks. Robert Burns is thought to have taken a rest here when he visited in 1787.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 379
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 52
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy

In no particular order . . .

The Rob Roy Way in the Birks of Aberfeldy

The Rob Roy Way in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (5)

Another of the many pretty waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Another of the many pretty waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (16)

Moness Burn in Moness Dun Wood, the Birks of Aberfeldy

Moness Burn in Moness Dun Wood, the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (8)

Upper Moness Falls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Upper Moness Falls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (18)

The walkway in the Birks of Aberfeldy

The walkway in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (12)

Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (19)

Welcome to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Welcome to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (4)

Medallion on the top of the ornate fountain in the centre of Aberfeldy

Medallion on the top of the ornate fountain in the centre of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (2)

On of the larger waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

On of the larger waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (15)

Warning sign in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Warning sign in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (21)


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