Glen Loy offers a great variety of woodland, riverside and moorland features.
The small pinewood at the head of the glen has a wonderful steep mountain backdrop and is varied in age structure unlike some of the more degraded pinewoods. A good road leads up the glen alongside the River Loy. The way marked forest trails in some of the nearby Forestry Commission oak woods are well worth exploring.
Content by Clifton Bain adapted from The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland: A Traveller's Guide, Clifton Bain, Sandstone Press, RRP £24.99.
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