Forests and woodlands in the Highlands

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  • A mountain biker on part of the blue route at Carbisdale Mountain Bike Trails near Bonar Bridge, Sutherland
    A mountain biker on part of the blue route at Carbisdale Mountain Bike Trails near Bonar Bridge, Sutherland
  • Looking down to Glenmore Lodge in the Queen's Forest, Glenmore Forest Park
    Looking down to Glenmore Lodge in the Queen's Forest, Glenmore Forest Park
  • View to the Cairngorms, across Glen Feshie and some small lochs in Inshriach Forest
    View to the Cairngorms, across Glen Feshie and some small lochs in Inshriach Forest
  • People walk across a bridge at Rogie Falls in the course of the Black Water near Garve
    Rogie Falls in the course of the Black Water, Garve

The stunning forests and woodlands in the Highlands offer an unforgettable way to experience the great outdoors and variety of activities offered by the region.

There is plenty to see and do when visiting the Highlands’ forests and woodlands, whether you are cycling in Moray’s majestic Culbin Forest or exploring the ancient Caledonian pine forests of Abernethy.

Explore Britain's largest National Park, the Cairngorms National Park, which features ancient forests and a great deal of precious wildlife which you can spot all year-round. Why not visit Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve in Wester Ross, Britain's first National Nature Reserve?

With miles of woodlands and forests, the truly unspoilt wilderness of the Highlands is certainly worth visiting, especially during the Year of Natural Scotland.

Use the detailed listings to help plan your trip to forests and woodlands in the Highlands.

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    Bonar Bridge

    Both Carbisdale and Balblair are noted for their wonderful views over the Kyle of Sutherland. They offer fantastic mountain bike trails.

  2. Rogie Falls

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    Forests & Woodlands

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    Dingwall Area

    Rogie Falls has a series of lovely walks on the Black Water which you can follow to see the waterfall that is famous for salmon viewing.

  3. Abernethy Forest And Dell Woods

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    Forests & Woodlands

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    Nethy Bridge

    This wood is the largest native Scots pinewood in Britain and offers a unique mix of woodland and northern bog. It is home to a great variety of wildlife.

  4. Learnie Red Rocks

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    Forests & Woodlands

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    Cromarty

    Learnie Red Road is one of the best kept secrets of Scottish mountain biking offering some of the most amazing views of the Moray Firth.

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    Elgin

    Monaughty Forest is an extensive woodland situated 6 miles south west of Elgin in Moray.

  6. Roseisle

    Type

    Forests & Woodlands

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    Forres

    Roseisle is a lovely pine forest alongside a beautiful sandy beach.

  7. Kylerhea Marine Hide

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    Forests & Woodlands

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    Kyleakin

    The woods at Kylerhea are a great place for a short stroll and to find out about marine life.

  8. Rannoch Forest

    Type

    Forests & Woodlands

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    East Lochaber

    This vast and beautiful forest lies on the southern shores of Loch Rannoch and forms part of the Tay Forest Park.

  9. Culbin Forest

    Type

    Forests & Woodlands

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    Forres

    Culbin Forest is a pine wood with wildlife ponds which extends east from Nairn 9 miles along the coast to Findhorn.

  10. Lochaber Geopark

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    Region

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    Fort William & Lochaber

    Welcome to the Lochaber Geopark, home to some of the most breath-taking and awe-inspiring scenery in the world.

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