The image top is looking east along Banchory
High Street, with the Cairn O Mount Road right
in this image at Traffic Lights.
About half of a mile after crossing the
River Dee Bridge at Banchory, you pass the
Falls of Feuch, where you can watch Fish
jumping up the Falls at certain times of
The winding road runs 12 miles up to the top
of Cairn O Mount with some great views the
higher you get.
There is a large Car Park at the top, close
to the Summit Cairn. From here, you get great
views for miles around, east towards Aberdeen,
south towards Dundee.
Three miles south of Cairn O Mount Summit,
steep downhill, is the Claterin Brig
Restaurant, a popular stop on the road.
Three miles south of Clatering Bridge is the
Village of Fettercairn, with its Memorial Arch
built in 1864 to commemorate a visit by Queen
Victoria and Prince Albert in 1861. The Village
is also popular for its Whisky Distillery