Access Improvements

Project Lead: Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) and Crown Estate Scotland (CES)

What is the project?

Improve the Speyside Way spur to encourage more people to use the footpath, visit and stay in the area and enjoy the landscape and setting.
Build a new pedestrian path linking Glenlivet Distillery and Blairfindy Castle to enhance visitor opportunity and provide training for volunteers in path construction and maintenance.

What will the project achieve?

  • Infrastructure improvements to the existing Speyside Way Spur connecting Glenlivet and Tomintoul with the Speyside Way main path.
  • A new pedestrian path linking Glenlivet Distillery and Blairfindy Castle
  • Path construction and maintenance training for volunteers

What has been done so far?

  • A review of the repair and footpath upgrade proposal has been completed by the local community walking group, with tendering and design work to be undertaken during summer 2018.
Speyside Way Sign at bridge at Glenlivet