Paths, parks and countryside areas

Dulnain

  • Start point: Dalnahaitnach, Carrbridge
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

The pinewoods surround the River Dulnain and stretch over to Kinveachy west of Carrbridge at the foot of the Monadhliath mountains.

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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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Glen Avon

  • Start point: Queens View car park, Tomintoul
  • Type: Ancient pinewood
  • Location: Scotland

A handful of mature pines in a secluded river bank deep in the Grampian Mountains is all that remains of this forest. Conservation work is now helping extend the wood around the Linn of Avon, an attractive water feature 12km south of Tomintoul.

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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 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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