Welcome to, a website for people looking for walking routes on Deeside in Scotland, in partnership with

At present there are 13 walks to choose from, from around Ballater and Loch Kinord - and with more walks added regularly.


Deesidewalks recommends on Deeside:

Ballater Walking Festival

The village of Ballater has its own walking festival every May. For more details see the walkballater website.

Ballater Walking Festival

Visitor information websites

The Royal Deeside website is a mine of information about Ballater, Aboyne and the rest of Deeside including details of other walks, visitor attractions, accommodation, history and folklore.
The Cairngorms National Park website is also full of information about the whole of the Cairngorms National Park, from Aviemore and Kingussie in the west, Grantown-on-Spey in the north and Ballater and Dinnet in the East.