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We look forward to welcoming you to Scotland's forests. To enjoy your visit safely please plan ahead, follow local signage and park considerately.


With autumn on the horizon and the weather turning, it's the perfect time to remember all the amazing scenes that arrive in the latter part of the year: glorious colours, crisp & frosty mornings, a crunch underfoot and the comfort of a beanie hat!

Here's a collection of autumn articles to get you inspired for the season ahead.

Awesome autumn leaves

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Why do leaves change colour? And why red and orange? Why are leaves green in the first place?

Autumn destinations

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There isn't a single one of our forests that isn't beautiful in Autumn, but here are some of our favourite spots picked out by our staff that know them best. 

Autumn Destinations

Foraging for food

  Different types of wild mushrooms

Autumn is a great time for finding food in the wild. Check out this handy guide to sourcing the best the forest has to offer.

Autumn Foraging

Preserving leaves & plants

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The forest is home to some incredible materials that can be used to make all sorts of things, from arts and crafts to houses and books. Here's a great wee guide to pressing and preserving the best autumn leaves to use in your own crafts.

Autumn Leaves

Autumn activities

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There's plenty to do in our forests, from walking to biking, nature spotting to fun and games. Here's some new suggestions to keep you occupied among the trees, suitable for kids (and big kids)!

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