Tanar Estate lies in the heart of Royal Deeside in Scotland and covers 25,000
acres, embracing a rich range of habitats.
stunning wilderness location has mountains, rivers, farmland and lots of Caledonian
The forest boasts some of the most spectacular and specialised
creatures to be found anywhere in the UK including the highly secretive Capercaillie.
Autumn is a great time to see woodlands in their full seasonal
glory when the trees are a riot of colours.
- Woodlands are great for looking at trees and plants
as well as enjoying wildlife including birds and mammals.
Tanar - Visitor Guide
Tanar Estate, Brooks House, Glen Tanar, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.|
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Countryside Ranger - Telephone 013398 86072
of Glen Tanar
footwear and outdoor clothing.
Tree guide, bird identification book, binoculars.
Salmon spotting. Tree identification.
Bird watching - Capercaillie, Crested Tits, woodland birds.
network radiating from the visitor centre providing - all abilities. The red trail
takes visitors on a circular loop along the waterway, through the pine forest
and across farmland.
Top tip - arrive early if you want to see wildlife
at its best.
Tanar Visitor Centre at Braeloine - small interpretative centre. Toilets at visitor
centre. No cafe. Picnic areas. |
access: Largely unsurfaced and variable terrain. Footbridge from car park to visitor
centre is steep side adn and Footpath networks untarmacked and gravelled - and
can get flooded in places.
Located three miles southwest of Aboyne
- take the B976 road and follow the reserve signs.
Bus service to Aboyne.
Car parking at visitor centre (pay and display).
The centre is open 10 am-5 pm (except
Tuesdays) between April-September - and 10 am-5 PM (except Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
October - March.
but charge for pay and display car parking.
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