Glen Clova Circuit

Route Key

TR Turn Right SO Straight On T T Junction RBT Roundabout SP Sign Post TL Turn Left Y Y Junction X Crossroads TFL Traffic Lights

Route Description

A winding circular route taking the rider through lovely mountain scenery.

Starting at Dykehead, bear right at SP for Glen Clova. After 5km/3m, TR at the SP for Rottal.

Continue for 10km/6.5m and then carry SO at the SP for Glen Clova to extend the route into Glen Doll. After 15.5km/9.5m, take the road left passing the church on the left hand side. Return down the west side of the glen to Gella Bridge and then retrace the route to Dykehead.

Points of interest on this route include Cullow Market picnic site, Gella Bridge picnic site and the Glen Clova Hotel. Take a detour from Dyke Head TL SP Prosen. Follow the road until the Scott and Wilson monument for a fantastic view of up the glen. To re-join
the route, retrace your steps back to Dykehead.

OS Map
44 (Ballater & Glen Clova)

Starting Point


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Approximate Time

3-5 hours

Route Map

Glen Clova Curcuit