A forest should be a place for visitors to exercise, relax and celebrate. There is now a circular path within the forest which starts by the car park and winds up through the woodland to the waterfall, with an extra loop that carries on up the Allt Mor burn. If you’re walking this route, keep a lookout for local primary school pupils’ forest inspired artwork, as well as bird and squirrel boxes nestled high up in the trees! We also plan to provide tables and benches in a clearing by the waterfall where visitors can picnic and enjoy this local beauty spot. We have also installed bike racks in the car park, to encourage our visitors to cycle up to the site and lower their carbon footprint!
We plan to develop a wide range of recreational resources at the forest over the coming years, and we’ve had some very interesting suggestions from the local community and visitors to the site. Some of the suggestions that have been raised are:
- Bridle paths
- Bunk house and campsite
- Higher end accommodation
- Visitor centre
- Courses and workshops
- Children’s play park
- Go Ape style high ropes course
- Memorial orchard & benches
- Community garden with Sculptures
- Bee hives
- Wedding venue
- Dog park
If you have any suggestions or ideas for the forest regarding leisure facilities or anything else then please let us know what they are - this is your forest and your input would be warmly received. We can do almost anything at the forest so long as we can finance it so the more suggestions the better.