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Beautiful and dog friendly!

We loved it and the dogs loved it! Free parking. Short or long walk available very managable... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Stephanie M
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Interesting spot

Really nice and unexpected place to visit! It is not a really long walk actually it is very easy... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Dundee, United Kingdom
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B9119, Dinnet, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We loved it and the dogs loved it! Free parking. Short or long walk available very managable. Absolutely beautiful!

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Really nice and unexpected place to visit! It is not a really long walk actually it is very easy, so all good to go :)

Thank VanessaVines
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Although your road map (and Trip Advisor) might suggest that Burn o' Vat and Muir of Dinnet are two separate places, the fact is that there is one car park at Muir of Dinnet and the Burn o' Vat is one of the walks on...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 17 October 2017

feet will get wet and you have to climb into the Vat but its worth a visit and from there lots of forest walks

Thank yve2011
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Go from there to hike up the little mountain for great views! There is also a longer walk on the opposite side of the road where remains of ancient rock walled huts can be seen.

Thank William F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went with a group of friends for a short walk, some of are group were hikers and others were not so it was a good compromise. It's not a hard walk and is relatively flat until the burn o'vat itself. It really is fantastic...More

1  Thank Megan M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Probably not one of our better ideas for a day out trip on a Sunday since I'm still waiting on a knee injury to heal, but I married a Scotsman and I rely on him for the "what should we do" stuff and as an...More

Thank Cari S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I had a drive out to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve late last Saturday afternoon. There are four different walks possible to do from here, with the Burn O' Vat walk being on the same side of the road as...More

2  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Well worth the visit as there is a good car park, visitors centre, toilets but most of all a fascinating look at one of the most interesting natural wonders in Scotland. Short walk to the vat but slightly difficult climb over stepping stones to get...More

1  Thank Caninecaper
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Apparently Queen Victoria visited Burn O'Vat, as if you need another reason to go. The entrance to the vat looks pretty unassuming; I was floored by the sight when we climbed through. I'm sure everyone who visits experiences this place differently. I was just overwhelmed...More

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Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It's only around 5 miles .