Elizabeth Forest Park covers 50,000 acres of woodlands, rivers, lochs, moorland
and mountains, and boasts some of the finest scenery in Scotland.
are great panoramic views around Aberfoyle from where visitors can see 15 or 16
miles of continuous woodland.
Ancient woodlands are great places to watch wildlife
especially birds and mammals such as deer and wild boar.
- Get out and about in spring woodlands for birds
of prey, badger watching and wild walks.
Elizabeth Forest - Visitor Guide
Elizabeth Forest, Stirling, Scotland.|
map: ||Multi map of Queen
Elizabeth Forest |
Survey:||OS grid reference: NS477993|
Bird of prey trail
- pick up a leaflet at the David Marshall Lodge information centre.
- members of the public can watch the birds being ringed.
watching - the centre has cameras beaming up to date pictures from nests of many
birds of prey in the forest including Osprey.
kit:||Water-proof footwear, binoculars.
Bird of prey trail guide.|
This is a vast area -
allow quite a bit of time to see everything.
Activities - bird of
prey trail. Nature watching. Osprey watching. Walking, cycling and horse riding.
of the forest is not on wheelchair accessible land especially the most remote
and hilly areas. However, there are some wheelchair friendly pathways - check
website for full details.|
The forest forms part of
the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
The nearest towns and
villages are Aberfoyle, Callander and Strathyre. From Glasgow follow the signs
on the M8 to Aberfoyle. Alternatively follow the A81 to Aberfoyle from Stirling.
Perched above Aberfoyle, the David Marshall Lodge Visitor Centre
is a great place to start your visit.
The Achray Forest Drive offers
excellent views across the forest towards the Trossachs.
times:||All year round.|
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