As a traffic free route, the Formartine & Buchan way provides a great opportunity to take in the fresh air, savour views across Formartine and look out for the abundant wildlife as you cycle the route.
- Heading North –Auchnagatt (23km round trip): This route provides great views across the Formartine countryside. The local shop in Auchnagatt is a great place to stock up on supplies before you head back or if you are continuing further north.
- Heading South–Udny Station (16km round trip): Cycle across the impressive Victorian viaduct as you head south passing through rich Formartine farmland and open countryside. With hedgerows supporting birdlife this is a great option for nature lovers. Check out a local hotel for refreshments.
Whether you choose your own route around town or explore the Formartine & Buchan Way, be sure to make time to take a break at any one of the excellent cafes or bakeries in Ellon, and check out some of the brilliant local shops too.
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