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.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Rob Roy Way, a 127km (79 miles) linear footpath connecting Drymen in Stirlingshire, Scotland with Pitlochary in Stirlingshire, Scotland. The Rob Roy Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Rob Roy Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

379 Dunkeld, Aberfeldy & Glen Almond


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

52 Pitlochry to Crieff


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Aberfeldy town sign

Aberfeldy town sign

Photo: David Erskine (22)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Stag sculpture near the car park for the Birks of Aberfeldy

Stag sculpture near the car park for the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (23)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Welcome to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Welcome to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (4)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Pike Lowe from Upper Midhope

Pike Lowe from Upper Midhope

Photo: David Erskine (24)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - On of the larger waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

On of the larger waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (15)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (6)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Statue to Robert Burns sitting on a bench in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Statue to Robert Burns sitting on a bench in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (9)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Statue to Robert Burns sitting on a bench in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Statue to Robert Burns sitting on a bench in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (10)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Moness Burn in Moness Dun Wood, the Birks of Aberfeldy

Moness Burn in Moness Dun Wood, the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (8)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Warning sign in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Warning sign in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (21)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Bust on the vehicle barriers at the entrance to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Bust on the vehicle barriers at the entrance to the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (7)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - One of the many waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

One of the many waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (13)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Aberfeldy War Memorial

Aberfeldy War Memorial

Photo: David Erskine (3)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Burns' Seat in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Burns' Seat in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (14)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - The walkway in the Birks of Aberfeldy

The walkway in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (12)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - 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)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - The Rob Roy Way in the Birks of Aberfeldy

The Rob Roy Way in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (5)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Upper Moness Falls from above in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Upper Moness Falls from above in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (20)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - One of the many waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

One of the many waterfalls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (11)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - 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)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Ornate fountain in the centre of Aberfeldy

Ornate fountain in the centre of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (1)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (19)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - 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 (17)

Walk pk105 The Birks of Aberfeldy from Aberfeldy - Upper Moness Falls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Upper Moness Falls in the Birks of Aberfeldy

Photo: David Erskine (18)


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