Findlater is a ruined castle in Aberdeenshire and only a couple miles from Cullen. It is the old seat of the Earls of Findlater and Seafield, sitting on a 50 foot-high cliff overlooking the Moray Firth.
Distance: 1 mile Time: 1hr Level: Easy but may be more difficult if the path is muddy some elevation. Terrain: Grass track and narrow possibly muddy path. Access: Arrive by car heading east from Cullen on the A98 turn left up road sign posted to Findlater Castle. The road takes a sharp corner to the right then take the next left after the first house. Take a left at the house and there is parking round the back of the large barns. Postcode is AB45 2UD. Please keep dogs on leads at all time.
Route: Once parked take the track to the right past the back of the barns. The track will turn left, keep going till you come to the junction.
You can take a left at the junction to head along to the Findlater Doocot or head straight on to the Castle.
There is a fab viewing area which if you don’t want to go any further you can get a great view and some cracking photos.
Carefully take the path down to watching where you walk and explore the area.
Why don’t you finish off with a visit to the stoney beach to the side for the full Findlater experience.