Paths, parks and countryside areas

Mar

  • Start point: Linn of Dee car park
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

Mar forest on the south eastern slopes of the Cairngorms consists of three pinewoods occupying Glen Derry, Glen Quoich and Glen Luibeg. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland, Mar estate is being managed primarily for conservation.

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Inshriach/Invereshie

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

Much of the pine forest on the lower reaches of the River Feshie is within a National Nature Reserve and some smaller areas of pine are within nearby Forestry Commission land.

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Glen Cannich

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

The ancient pinewoods in Glen Cannich have been decimated by past fires and forest management. They are now under recovery and this beautiful glen is well worth a visit.

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Glen Falloch

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

Scattered mature pines stand on Dun Falloch and down Glen Falloch, once known as ‘the hidden glen’. This is the most southerly pinewood in Scotland.

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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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