Paths, parks and countryside areas

Amat

  • Start point: Craigs
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

A large series of woodlands between Amat and Glen Alladale at the head of Strath Carron include some of the most majestic and finest stands of ancient pinewood in the north of Scotland. This is a wonderful example of thriving ancient pinewood habitat in a spectacular mountain landscape.

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Glen Strathfarrar

  • Start point: Struy
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Strathfarrar is the northernmost of the glens stretching west from Strathglas. The pinewoods extend several miles up this dramatic and picturesque glen.

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Achnashellach

  • Start point: Craig
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Mature Scots pine stand amongst an old plantation in this Forestry Commission site. Large scale pinewood restoration is taking place to remove the non-native trees and return the area to pinewood habitat.

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Barisdale

  • Start point: Barrisdale Bay
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Barisdale is a small pinewood in one of the most remote areas of Scotland with no road vehicle access. A challenging and long route for experienced walkers but highly rewarding.

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Glen Garry

  • Start point: Mandally
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

The pinewoods fringe the large and beautiful Loch Garry in an idyllic setting. There are well marked trails and an old drovers inn at the mouth of the glen for weary travellers.

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