Paths, parks and countryside areas

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 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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Glen Nevis

  • Start point: Car park at Achriachbhach
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Nestled among the foothills of Scotland’s highest Mountain Ben Nevis the pinewood is a small remnant but set in such dramatic scenery it is a worthwhile place to visit.

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Glen Orchy

  • Start point: Eas Urchaidh car park
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Two small oases of ancient pinewood lie in a sea of commercial forest plantations alongside the River Orchy in Argyll and Bute. Owned by the Forestry Commission the woods are now part of a Caledonian Forest reserve with plans to restore native woodland in the area.

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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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