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Water of Feugh cascading below the Bridge of Feugh near Banchory. Work author: C. Michael Hogan

The Water of Feugh is a stream in Aberdeenshire that is the largest tributary to the River Dee.[1] This stream rises in the Grampian Mountains of Scotland, in an area known as the Forest of Birse, and has a particularly scenic aspect in a series of cascades at the Bridge of Feugh slightly above its point of discharge to the Dee.


The Water of Feugh is a tributary of the River Dee, forming a confluence at Banchory. Classified in the Strahler Stream Order system the Water of Feugh is a second order river, with tributaries including the Burn of Curran and the Burn of Knock. The pH level of the greenish or orange-brown waters of the Water of Feugh is slightly alkaline with a pH of 8.19.[2] Summer water temperatures near the mouth run approximately 14.1 degrees Celsius.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ United Kingdom Ordnance Survey Map Landranger 45, Stonehaven and Banchory, 1:50,000 scale, 2004
  2. ^ Hogan, C. Michael, History of Muchalls Castle, Natural History section (2005)

Coordinates: 57°02′N 2°29′W / 57.033°N 2.483°W / 57.033; -2.483