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Pendreich

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Woodland on the slopes of Bridge of Allan's Black Hill

Covering the slopes of Black Hill above Bridge of Allan, this woodland is a popular spot for runners, dog walkers, and anyone seeking fresh air. Take a short stroll through the sycamore woods around White Hill or use the car park as a base to climb Dumyat Hill.

Walking trails

Walking

Whitehill Walk (closed)

A trail notice is in effect

This trail is currently closed due to storm damage.

A short stroll through the sycamore woods around White Hill.

Smooth gravel surface with one short uneven section. Includes some short steep slopes.

Moderate trail grade icon
½ miles / 0.7 km

Allow
¼ hr

Activities

Pendreich is the starting point for the popular hill path up Dumyat Hill. While the low elevation and great views make this is a perfect first hillwalk, it can get chilly and windy at the top so do go prepared. You can find details of the route at Walkhighlands.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
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Viewpoint
Viewpoint

There are public toilets and places to eat in Bridge of Allan or Stirling.

Stay the night

Motorhomes and campervans that are self-contained and have their own toilet facilities will be able to stay overnight at this car park from 1 April – 31 October 2022.

To help plan your stay, please see the details below:

  • Height barrier – No
  • Motorhome capacity of car park – 8
  • Suitable for large vehicles/caravans – No
  • Access notes - Steep singletrack access road
  • Parking notes – Car park on slight slope - levelling blocks recommended. Please leave a 4m gap between other motorhomes.

Please visit our Stay the Night page for full details, participating locations, best practice, and terms and conditions of use.

Stay the night

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 Airthrey Road/A9 in Bridge of Allan, follow signs for Sherriffmuir. After driving uphill through the trees for 1 mile, Pendreich will appear on your left.

Using SatNav?

FK9 4LS is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Buses serve Bridge of Allan and can stop near the junction of the A9 and Kenilworth Road. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Get in touch

Have a question or suggestion for improvement?

Phone
0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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