|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||4.8 miles (7.7 km)|
|Meets:||A932, C51, B9128|
|Route outline (key)|
The C53 starts on the A932 at Guthrie and heads south at first, before turning right at the first junction. It follows the Vinny Water upstream, passing Letham on the other side of the valley, and turning south west past Idvies to reach the B9128 at Tulloes.