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High Camer Wood

Where we are

COVID-19 update

Enjoy your visit safely:

  • Read our COVID-19 Information in advance of your visit.
  • Most of our forests and facilities are open, but use our website to check before you travel.
  • Do not light campfires or use disposable barbecues.
  • Park considerately, taking care not to park on verges or block gates or roads.
  • Take care on or around open water. Find out more on our Water Safety page.

About

An ancient semi-natural woodland, home to wildflowers and many birds

This ancient semi-natural woodland is a feast for the senses in spring, with a good show of bluebells, honeysuckle and wood sorrel. Come back in autumn for a different display…

The wood is alive with birds: you might spot wood warbler, pied flycatcher, redstart, redpoll or tawny owl.

There are no waymarked trails here: you are welcome to explore the forest as you wish.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
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Parking

You’ll find public toilets and places to eat in Newton Stewart.

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.

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Getting here

From Newton Stewart, take the minor public road through Minnigaff towards Glentrool Visitor. High Camer Wood is about 5 ½ miles (8.5 km) along this road at grid reference NX 366 732.

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Nearest postcode: DG8 6SR

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Close up of duck on water

An easy walk with peaceful views over the pond

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
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Parking
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'High Camer Wood': 2.22 miles
Moss on tree

Ancient burial cairn behind Glentrool village

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'High Camer Wood': 3.23 miles
Couple and dog walking through woods besides river in winter

Woods, water, hills and history

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Toilets
Toilets
Mountain biking
Mountain biking
Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
Cafe or refreshments
Cafe or refreshments
Visitor centre
Visitor centre
Tourist information
Tourist information
Distance from 'High Camer Wood': 3.36 miles

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