Thursday, 15 February 2024
The low stone walls and earthen banks of a post-medieval township were recently discovered in Glen Brittle Forest on the Isle of Skye during an environmental check ahead of harvest...
Saturday 9 March: The Mull Targa Rally will be taking place at Glen Aros and the wider forest roads. The Cil an Ailean Trail will be closed for public safety on this day please follow any safety signage. Alternative non affected trails accessible that day are at Aros Park, Scallastle and part of Garmony towards Fishnish.
A delightful woodland with an historic graveyard hidden among the trees. Follow the circular route through the forest, or set off on the long trek to Loch Frisa. This longer route is particularly suited to cyclists, but adventurous walkers and horse riders are more than welcome too.
Glen Aros was once home to the medieval chapel of Cill an Ailean. Its graveyard is a peaceful place with some fascinating headstones.
Discover the beautiful old gravestones in this peaceful burial ground, now lost deep within the forest.
Section of uneven grassy path with some exposed tree roots. One steep slope. Parts may be muddy.
Allow ¾ hour
There are places to eat and public toilets in Salen, about 1 ¾ miles (2.8 km) to the south.
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.
Glen Aros is on the west side of A848 between Tobermory and Salen. Take the turning for our local office and follow the track past the building for about 400 metres to find the Glen Aros car park
PA72 6JP is the nearest postcode, on the A848 just south of the turning for the forest.
Buses between Tobermory and Craignure pass the road end, about 400 metres from Glen Aros. Check Traveline Scotland for details.
An ancient 'wishing stone' and a peaceful picnic site
Watch for otters and porpoises in the Sound of Mull