Please wear: Boots or sturdy walking shoes. Wear suitable clothing for the weather forecast for the day. Bring extra warm clothes, hat and gloves if cold weather is predicted. Bring day-sack, something to eat and drink, a camera to capture the adventure and sun protection.
Start Point and Time: Pluscarden Parish Church (not Abbey) car park. National Grid Reference (NGR): NJ 149573. Ready to leave at 3.15pm prompt.
Difficulty/Grading: Moderate through a varying landscape, short walk uphill on road, stiles & steps, off paths but no serious climbing, suitable for fairly fit.
Distance: 7.5 kms (4.¾ miles).
Duration: approx. 5 hours (3.00pm to 8.00pm). Walk time approx. 2.5 to 3 hours. BBQ at Pluscarden Hall from approx. 6.00pm to 8.00pm.
Medical information: Be aware of Lyme’s disease which can be caused by ticks. Shower after the event and check for ticks and remove. Further information will be provided on the day.
Price: £22 per head and includes BBQ all hospitality and Abbey visit.
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