Tag: woodland

  • Loch Ardinning Reserve

    If you travel north for two miles from Milngavie, you will arrive at the 142-hectare Loch Ardinning Reserve. Dr. Robert Ker handed over the reserve to the Scottish Wildlife Trust in 1988. The northern most part of the loch has an abundance of reeds, rushes and sedge while the opposite side of the loch features wet woodland made up of mature willows, birch, alder and carr.

  • James Hamilton Heritage Park

    At the James Hamilton Heritage Park leisure facility you will find the 23-hectare reserve just outside of East Kilbride. It is a great place to visit if you want to take your family away for the day for something different. Here you can entertain yourself with the rowing boats, canoes and kayaks that are provided specifically for your use on the 16-acre loch.

  • Carstramon Wood Reserve

    If you are looking for a great place to stop whilst traveling in Dumfries and Galloway, look no further than the Carstramon Wood Reserve. This small 90 hectare woodland is the largest of four in the Fleet Valley and it is situated roughly two miles away from Gatehouse of Fleet. The entire region was once covered by beautiful forests such as the one at Carstramon but today only four little ...

  • Fraser

    Set in acres of open woodland, Castle Fraser is one of the most impressive in Scotland. An impressive baronial 16th century castle, in a valley by the River Don, sixteen miles west of Aberdeen, it was originally known as Muchall-in-Mar. The granite walls of the grandest Castle of Mar rise up to combine memorably with its distinctive turrets, balustrades and gables, offering an imposing sight ...