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Walking and Cycling

Allean Forest



Approximate Length: 3km/2m
Approximate Height Gained: 120m
Nearest Town: Pitlochry
Nearest Postcode: PH16 5NR

Varied terrain and tree species plus ancient ruins.

Starting at the Allean Forest car park, follow the way marked walk through the forest passing a partly restored eighteenth century black house or ‘clachan’ and further on, the remains of an eighth century `ring fort` in a commanding position overlooking Loch Tummel. Keep an eye out for red squirrels, roe deer and pine marten and for those interested in birds - siskin, crossbill and gold crest can be seen in the mix of conifers and broadleaf trees near Loch Tummel. The forest highlights how to use the terrain for trees and the different species grown there includes: Douglas fir, Scots Pine, spruces and larch.


Online Information
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Local Visitor Information
Printed Information:

Information found in 'A Guide to Tay Forest Park' available to purchase from local Visitor Information Centres as well as Volume 4 of Felicity Martin's series of books, "Experience Big Tree Country".


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