Argyll Forest Park, Dunoon

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Argyll Forest Park; is a forest park located on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands. Established in 1935, it was the first forest park to be created in the United Kingdom. The park is managed by the Forestry Commission Scotland.From the Holy Loch in the south to the Arrochar Alps in the north, the park includes a variety of landscapes, from high peaks to freshwater and seawater lochs.The Argyll Forest Park is now a distinct area included within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park since its formation in 2002. The other three areas that make up the park are Breadalbane, Loch Lomond and finally The Trossachs.HighlightsThe Forestry Commission highlights trails at the following places: Glenbranter, bike trails and walks, featuring ancient oaksPuck's Glen, trail up rocky gorge among woodlands Benmore, forest around Benmore Botanic Garden, with giant treesKilmun Arboretum, collection of tree species in woodland grovesArdentinny, easy trails and beach walk
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  • These walks were great, Puck's Glen was absolutely beautiful and so quiet. The leaflets were very handy describing the different lengths and how long these walks would take. My teenage children enjoye...  more »
  • So beautiful at Pucks Glen, more beautiful than the fairy pools at Skye and much less crowded. We did the same hike two days running because we loved it so much.  more »
  • We went to Lochgoilhead and Glenbranter. Absolutely stunning and magical forest for walks. Loads to see, try the waterfall walk at Glenbranter its just beautiful. At the hide we were blessed with a wi...  more »

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