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Hopetoun House Nature Trail

Hopetoun House Preservation Trust, Estates Office, South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL On unclassified road 1 mile north of A904 2 miles west of Forth Road Bridge approach roundabout Map reference: NT089 2-mile trail in wooded and estuary shore grounds of 18th-century mansion-fallow deer and rare black St Kilda sheep Illustrated trail brochure; free park…

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Island of Bute Natural History Trails

The Buteshire Natural History Society, The Museum, Stuart Street, Rothesay, Bute Bute is reached by regular vehicle ferry services Wemyss Bay – Rothesay and Colintraive – Rhubodach Map references: Bull Loch Trail NS026 South end of Bute Trail 5 NS106 Two of 7 trails around the island prepared by local natural historians: inland Bull Loch…

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Glamis Castle Nature Trail

Strathmore Estates Ltd, Estates Office, Glamis, Angus, DD8 IRQ Off A928 4 miles south of Kirriemuir close to junction with A94 at village of Glamis Map reference: N0387 1-mile trail viewing superb mature trees and parkland wildlife in grounds of historic castle—good access for disabled visitors Illustrated trail guide; car park; tours of castle Probably…

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Glencoe Forest Trails

Forestry Commission, Forest Office, Glenachulish, Argyll Trails centred on Glencoe village on A82 Tyndrum-Kinlochleven road Map references: Signal Rock Trail NN129565 Lochan Forest Trail NN099 Two trails in small woodlands at mouth of historic Glencoe: Signal Rock Trail-about 1J miles; Lochan Trail-about 2 miles Illustrated trail booklet; car parks; visitor centres; cafes in village Nestled…

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Glen More and Loch an Eilein Nature Trails

Glen More Forest Trails, Forestry Commission, Glen More Information Centre, Aviemore, Highland Glen More Trail On ski road off B970 (at Coylumbridge) 6 miles east of Aviemore Map reference: NH974 Three trails displaying both modern forestry techniques and natural Cairngorm flora and fauna: Shore Trail – U miles; River trail – 3 miles; Pinewood Trail…

Sutton Bank Trail
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Sutton Bank Trail

Yorkshire Naturalists’ Trust, 20 Castlegate, York, Yol 1RP At Cooper Cross car park on A170 between Thirsk (5j miles) and Helmsley (6 miles) Map reference: SE515 2-mile trail down and around limestone cliffs and woodland Nature Reserve -some steep scrambling, so wear sturdy shoes Illustrated trail brochure from Trust, tourist and National Park offices; car…

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Christchurch Forest Trail

The Forestry Commission, Crown Offices, Coleford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire Off B4228 mile north of junction with A4136 at Lower Berry Hill -signposted to campsites Map reference: S0568 21-mile trail through ancient and modern afforestation of deciduous and coniferous trees-passes mine-workings, charcoal hearth and woodpecker haunts Illustrated trail brochure; car park; campsites; well-stocked food shop;…

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Oxwich National Nature Reserve

Nature Conservancy Council, Oxwich Reserve Centre, Oxwich, Swansea, SA3 1LS 11 miles the A4118 on unclassified road 11 miles west of Swansea -signposted Oxwich Map reference: SS502 Two trails in small coastal National Nature Reserve: Sand Dunes Trail -1-mile walk illustrating dune erosion and deposition; Woodland Walk – 3-mile walk through cliffside woodland and pasture…