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Beinn Bhreac - Things to Know Before Visiting

Beinn Bhreac, Ballater AB35 5YJ, UK

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About Beinn Bhreac

Beinn Bhreac is a twin-peaked Scottish mountain located above Glen Derry in the Cairngorm Mountains approximately 11 kilometres north-west of Braemar. It is commonly approached from the Linn of Dee to the south and is often combined with the neighbouring Munro Beinn a' Chaorainn. From its summit there are extensive views to the surrounding giants of the Cairngorm Mountains including Ben MacDui, Great Britain's second highest mountain.

Attractions Near Beinn Bhreac

Cairngorms National Park
Cairngorms National Park0.83km from Beinn Bhreac

Cairngorms National Park is located in northeast Scotland. The park has a large upland plateau, and is categorised as a “protected landscape” which allows for limited development within its borders.The park is home to reindeer, ospreys, eagles, wildcats, red squirrels, and boasts an extensive array of activities that range from hiking, skiing, and traditional villages

Cairn Gorm
Cairn Gorm3.89km from Beinn Bhreac
Derry Cairngorm
Derry Cairngorm4.21km from Beinn Bhreac

Derry Cairngorm is a Scottish mountain in the Cairngorms range, 14 kilometres north west of Braemar in the county of Aberdeenshire. The easiest access to gain the Munro summit of Derry Cairngorm, is to approach by bike on the fine estate tracks from Linn of Dee and Derry Lodge to the south. This option goes through some forestry and woodland and traces faint paths higher up.

Beinn a' Chaorainn
Beinn a' Chaorainn4.42km from Beinn Bhreac

Beinn a' Chaorainn is a Scottish mountain in the heart of the Cairngorms range. It is quite a remote hill, being located roughly 19 kilometres south east of Aviemore and 14 kilometres north west of Braemar. The mountain stands on the border of the Moray and Aberdeenshire council areas. The hill's name used to be spelt as Beinn a' Chaoruinn, but the spelling of the word caorunn was altered to caorann by the Gaelic Orthographic Convention's attempts to standardise spelling.

Beinn a' Bhùird
Beinn a' Bhùird4.49km from Beinn Bhreac

Beinn a'Bhuirid is a great hulk of a mountain with a tiny summit cairn. Grass and heather slopes on its west side contrast with the huge cliffs and coires on its east side. It offers skiing and also beautiful spectacular views form the summit and also it will be a new experience for you.

Beinn Mheadhoin
Beinn Mheadhoin5.72km from Beinn Bhreac

Beinn Mheadhoin is a remote Munro mountain hidden in the wilderness surrounding Loch Avon in the Cairngorms. There are several granite tors on the summit plateau, and the highest of these marks the top. The summit is broad and flat. It is noted for its summit tors; large boulders left by retreating ice sheets at the end of the last ice age. The highest point of the hill is, in fact, the top of one of the largest tors, and an easy scramble is required to reach it.

Where is Beinn Bhreac

Discover More Attractions in Aberdeenshire, Where Beinn Bhreac Is Located

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Aberdeenshire is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland. It has a rich prehistoric and historic heritage. It is the locus of a large number of Neolithic and Bronze Age archaeological sites, including Longman Hill, Kempstone Hill, Catto Long Barrow and Cairn Lee. There are also so many other things to see and do around this county.