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Feshiebridge

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Updated 28 April 2022:

  • Please be aware the riverbank undercuts the path in places on the Orange, River Feshie Trail. Please do not approach the edge.
  • Some of the wooden sculptures on the Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail have been lowered to the ground for safety reasons. This is in accordance with the artists wishes for the artwork to naturally return to the earth.
  • No overnight parking permitted in the car park. Please do not light fires or BBQs.
  • April-Mid August is a sensitive time of year for ground nesting birds within the forest. Please keep dogs on the forest roads and under close control when visiting during this time. Thank you for your continued co-operation to protect vulnerable wildlife.

About

Discover intriguing sculptures in this riverside forest

Feshiebridge is part of a beautiful, peaceful forest that washes against the great bulk of the Cairngorm mountains.

There are beautiful trails along the wide grassy bank of the River Feshie, perfect for a picnic, and some intriguing sculptures to discover among the trees, by the celebrated artist Frank Bruce.

Walking trails

Feshiebridge route card (PDF)

Walking

Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail

A trail notice is in effect

There is a lot of small debris on the trails, please exercise caution after the high winds.

A winding path through tall trees and a tranquil walled garden, visiting the remarkable sculptures of Frank Bruce. Some of the wooden sculptures on the trail have been lowered to the ground for safety reasons. This is in accordance with the artist's wishes for the artwork to naturally return to the earth.

A firm smooth path; generally flat with some short gentle gradients.

Easy (all abilities) trail grade icon
1 miles / 1.6 km

Allow
¾ hour

More information

Frank Bruce was a self-taught sculptor from a village in Aberdeenshire. His carvings, exploring Scottish culture and our relationship with others, fill the woodland with spirits and stories in the only outdoor sculpture garden in the Cairngorms National Park.

A Frank Bruce sculpture carved into wood
Walking

River Feshie Trail

A narrow natural path along the river. There are lots of places to stop and watch the water.

A mostly narrow grassy trail with rough and uneven rocky sections. Can be wet and muddy after rain. Contains short fairly steep sections. Narrow bridges.

Strenuous trail grade icon
1 ¼ miles / 2.0 km

Allow
1 hour

More information

The River Feshie drains vast quantities of water from the high Cairngorm mountains. Sometimes it’s a slow, mist-covered ribbon; at other times a powerful torrent.

Walking

Feshie Woodland Trail

A peaceful trail into a classic Cairngorm landscape of tumbling burns, heather and Scots pines.

A moderately steep route, with short steeper sections. Earthy paths with some narrow, rough sections, including stone steps and roots. Can be wet after rain. Includes two public road crossings.

Strenuous trail grade icon
1 ¾ miles / 3.0 km

Allow
1¼ hour

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A stone, arched bridge over a narrow river

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
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Parking
All ability trails
All ability trails
Picnic area
Picnic area

Life's essentials

The nearest places to eat are in Kincraig village.

No camping is allowed within the car park area.

Car parking

Car parking at this site is free

Car parking information

There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.

More about parking

Getting here

From Aviemore take the B9152 south to Kincraig. Turn left opposite the war memorial, signposted for Feshiebridge, and follow the road through the village and across the river to a T-junction. Turn left here and the car park on your left after about ½ mile (800 metres).

Using SatNav?

PH21 1NG is the nearest postcode, although it is a little further up Glenfeshie.

Public transport

Buses run to Kincraig, about 1 mile (1.6 km) away. Check Traveline Scotland for details.

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Get in touch

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Phone
0300 067 6100 (option 1)
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