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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

Old Drymen Road

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Old Drymen Road Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

The quiter southern end of Loch Ard Forest

This small car park provides access to the southern end of Loch Ard Forest. The tracks here are great for cycling, horse riding and walking.

Walking trails


High Corrie Trail

Head deep into the forest for good views over the Carse of Stirling and the Highland Boundary Fault. Great for walking, cycling or horse riding.

Firm tarmac and gravel surface throughout. Long moderate slopes for up to 500m. One road crossing.

5 ½ miles / 8.9 km

3 hours

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This route heads into Loch Ard Forest, crossing the line of one of the two tunnels that has been carrying Glasgow's water supply from Loch Katrine to Milngavie since Victorian times.


Horse riding and cycling

This quiet woodland is ideal for horse riding and cycling. National Cycle Route 7 links Drymen and Aberfoyle via Old Drymen Road.

The Rob Roy Way

The 94 mile Rob Roy Way begins in Drymen and turns off here into Loch Ard Forest on its way to Aberfoyle and ultimately Pitlochry. The route follows the tracks and paths used by Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland's most notorious outlaw.

Facilities & access


The nearest public toilets are in Drymen.

Getting here

Old Drymen Road car park is on the east side of the minor road that links Drymen and Gartmore. From the centre of Drymen, turn onto Old Gartmore Road (The Clachan Inn will be on your left) and head north for 4 miles. From Gartmore village - which is well signposted from the A81 south of Aberfoyle - follow signs to Drymen for 2 ½ miles.

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G63 0EA is the nearest postcode.

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