George Smith Smugglers Trail

PLEASE NOTE - FOOTBRIDGE ON RIVERSIDE SECTION WASHED AWAY SO RIVERSIDE PATH CANNOT BE USED TO RETURN TO DRUMIN CASTLE. See map here

Route: A very enjoyable walk, along riverside and through woodland, passing by the restored ruins of Drumin Castle.
Distance: 5km (3 miles) circular
Duration: Allow 11/2-21/2 hours
Start: The Glenlivet Distillery: NJ 195 290

From the distillery car park, head past the duck pond and follow the road past Minmore House, Smiths former home. Turn left through a small gate and follow the path between fields and into a wood. Follow the path through the wood before emerging at a junction. Turn right here and the route now follows the Drumin Circular path just before point 4 (see page 34). Complete the circuit and return to the distillery the same way.

Shades or sou'wester?

  • Saturday 18 °C
  • Sunday 14 °C
  • Monday 18 °C
  • Tuesday 16 °C
  • Wednesday 15 °C

Location and map

Set in the stunning eastern Highlands of Scotland, there’s so much waiting to be discovered.