How to get there: Kirkhill Forest is off the A96, just after Blakburn when heading toward Aberdeen.
Grid Reference: NS 462 720
Nearest Postcode: AB21 0TU
Parking: Kirkhill Forest car park.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 Follow the Tappie Tower Trail (White Marked). Climb through the forest to the 19th century folly at Tappie Tower, which provides panoramic views from the North Sea to Bennachie.