Balnacoul

Where we are

Take an easy woodland walk among the pinewoods

This open pinewood is just a stone's throw from Mosstodloch and the A96 - it's a great place to stretch your legs.

The Webster Way trail is named in honour of Jim Webster, our Chief Forester in this area for many years. Jim lived locally and contributed greatly to life in the village.

Why not visit Fochabers Folk Museum while you’re in the area? Other local attractions include Baxters Highland Village and Christies Garden Centre.

Walking trails

Walking

Webster Way

A short trail through the picturesque pine wood on the edge of Mosstodloch. Ideal for anyone looking for a gentle stroll.

Firm, smooth gravel surface throughout. Generally flat with some short moderate ramps.

Easy
¾ miles / 1.4 km

Allow
½ hour

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The wide, flat path and short circular route make this trail ideal for buggies. There are several seats along the way too – perfect for relaxing and enjoying birdsong in this pretty pine wood.

Watch out for a spectacular show of daffodils here in spring.

Facilities & access

Parking
Parking

Parking

There’s room for six cars in the Webster Way car park at Balnacoul Wood, but also ample parking on the dead end road itself.

Life’s essentials

Head into Mosstodloch or nearby Fochabers for refreshments and shops. There are public toilets in Fochabers.

Getting here

Turn into the village of Mosstodloch from the A96. Take the short dead-end road leading off at the War Memorial. The car park is 100m on the right.

Using SatNav?

IV32 7JA is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The nearest railway station is at Elgin. There are also regular buses linking the towns and villages along the A96 between Inverness and Aberdeen. Mosstodloch is the nearest stop. You’ll find service details at Traveline Scotland.

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Phone
0300 067 6200
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