Paths, parks and countryside areas

Glen Loy - Coille Phuiteachan

  • Start point: Glen Loy Lodge
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Glen Loy offers a great variety of woodland, riverside and moorland features.

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Loch Arkaig and Glen Mallie

  • Start point: Clunes near Gairlochy
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

The vast mountains rising up from the huge Loch Arkaig makes for a dramatic backdrop to the pinewoods set into the north facing slopes.

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Glen Loyne

  • Start point: Old military road beside Allt a Ghobhainn
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

A small group of scattered trees is all that remains of a once larger forest in this large isolated glen. One for experienced hill walkers only.

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Glen Einig

  • Start point: Oykel Bridge near Lairg
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

The most northerly remaining ancient pinewood in Scotland with scattered trees along the banks of the River Einig. A Forestry Commission site undergoing conservation management with good paths in a remote heather moorland setting.

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Glen Affric

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

Affric is one of the largest and most visited of the pinewoods and a photographer’s paradise. Mostly managed by the Forestry Commission the area has a variety of walks to suit all abilities.

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