Follow us...
Home  >  Monuments and Statues  >  Cambus O May Suspension Bridge

Cambus O May Suspension Bridge

Photographs of the Cambus o May suspension bridge with the history of the Cambus o May Bridge:

The Cambus o May Suspension Bridge over the River Dee can be found just off the A93. It can easily be found by passing the AA Box 472 Ballater and turning off at the next layby. The path is signposted down to the old Deeside railway track and the Cambus O May Bridge River Dee is a short walk towards Ballater, Aberdeenshire.

Cambus o May Suspension Bridge

Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Contact Me.

My new novel:

The Fence Aberdeen Zombie post apocalyptic military survival Novel Book

The Aberdeen skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses this and then his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of local horror and science fiction novel writer C.G. Buswell.

Download Now.

Buy the Paperback.

The Cambus o May bridge was built in 1905 to replace the ferry service that took passengers to the Cambus o May railway station. Looking away from Aboyne, when on the bridge, you will see the old Ferry Inn building as seen in the photograph below. This remarkable building with such a lovely view is now a private property called Cutaway Cottage.

Cottage Royal Deeside

This Victorian suspension bridge was donated to the public by Ballater born Alexander Gordon who made his fortune in brewing in Kent and donated many buildings to the people of Ballater. He witnessed a drowning at this picturesque spot and wanted his home town people to be able to cross safely. It was built by Engineers and Iron-founders James Abernethy & Co of Aberdeen.

Victorian Suspension Bridge

Aberdeen Lynne Golden Retriever

Have you seen my beautiful golden retriever Lynne out and about in Aberdeen? Ask her for a high-five! She's a Bravehound PTSD assistance dog, so we'll often be in shops, restaurants, and the cinema together.

We've written a book where I talk about growing up in Aberdeen and then joining the army to be a medic and nurse, and developing military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

I also talk about losing my son to suicide and the therapy I have had at Royal Cornhill Hospital and grief support groups in Aberdeen.

The author, Damien Lewis, said of Lynne:

"A powerful account of what one dog means to one man on his road to recovery. Both heart-warming and life-affirming. Bravo Chris and Lynne. Bravo Bravehound."


Buy the paperback.

One last war aberdeen author
An army veteran moves his family back to his Aberdeenshire home, but his nightmare neighbour starts a battle of wits with him. Who will win this One Last War?
Buy this latest novel by local author C.G. Buswell on Kindle or Paperback.

Advertise Here from just £70.

Advertise On About Aberdeen

The white painted iron bridge spans 50 metres with a light lattice truss wooden walkway of 1.2 metres wide. It is supported by steel wire rope cables and suspenders with lattice girder pylons with ball finials.

River Dee

The Cambus o May bridge Aberdeenshire fell into disrepair with the closure of the Royal Deeside railway track. For the public safety it was rebuilt by the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council in 1988 using the original design. It was opened by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother in 1988 and remains a popular tourist attraction for those following the Royal Deeside and Victorian attractions.

Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire

Access to the Cambus o May Bridge River Dee from the old railway line is through a turnstile and exit to the forest is by a swing gate.

Deeside Forest

Other nearby Aberdeenshire attractions include:

Burn o Vat Waterfall

AA Box 472 Ballater

Braemar Castle

Ballater Queen Victoria Replica Royal Railway Carriage Model

More Things to do in Aberdeen

More Monuments and Statues of Aberdeenshire

Royal Deeside

Railway Walk Scotland

Photo Royal Deeside

This photo shows the view along the old Deeside railway track which is now a popular walking route.

Old Railway Track Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire

This picture shows the views of the Deeside hills from the Cambus O May Suspension Bridge.

Hills Royal Deeside

© Site contents copyright 2004-2024. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy / Disclaimer