Enjoy a great day out at the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and discover wildlife, breathtaking scenery and a wide range of activities.
The heady days of summer have passed but don’t be downcast as autumn, the most colourful of all the seasons is here. And where better to experience it in all its technicolour glory than in Scotland. We're blessed with six magnificent forest parks, where autumn unfurls in such a spectacular fashion.
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This 50,000 acre forest park stretches from the east shore of Loch Lomond to the rugged terrain of Strathyre and encompasses mountain and moorland, forest and woodland, rivers and lochs. For many visitors the attraction of the park lies in the peace and quiet, the magnificent views and the wide range of activities and facilities.
The impressive Lodge Forest Visitor Centre allows you to get up close to a wide range of wildlife with live CCTV viewing. The star attraction is the osprey, but you can also see a wide range of animals including buzzards, peregrines, red squirrel, deer and badgers.
The park is also home to Britain’s largest off-road cycle network, ideal for families and mixed abilities. The park also offers pony treks along shady trails or gentle mountain ascents and there are many waymarked paths for you to explore the surrounding area.
You will also find the GoApe! high wire forest adventure located next the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre.
From the east shore of Loch Lomond to the rugged terrain of Strathyre, the Forest Park encompasses mountain and moorland, forest and woodland, rivers and lochs.
It is home to a rich variety of animal and plant life. For many of our visitors the attraction of the park lies in the peace and quiet, the magnificent views and the wide range of activities and facilities.
The Visitor Centre is a mile north of Aberfoyle on the A821 (Dukes Pass).
There is a path and cycle trail (NCN 7) directly to the Lodge from Aberfoyle.