Accessibility at Troup Head

Summary accessibility statement

How to get here

By train

Huntly railway station is 31 miles (50 km) away by road.

By road

Troup Head is found between Pennan and Gardenstown on the B9031, east along the coast from Macduff. RSPB Troup Head nature reserve is signposted off the B9031. You will also see a sign for Northfield Farm at this turn off. Follow the RSPB brown signs until you reach Northfield Farm. Continue through the farmyard and onto a rough track until you reach the Troup Head reserve car park.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Other ways to get there

A footpath runs from Crovie, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Troup Head. The cliffs can also be viewed from the sea by boat trips run by local companies out of Macduff. 

Access to facilities

Nature trails access
  • 1 mile (1.6 km) long nature trail.
  • Flight of steps.
  • Narrow in places.
  • Uneven and unsurfaced.

Dogs should be kept under close control due to the exposed cliff edges and nesting birds.