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Strone Hill

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Strone Hill Forest Notices

We hope you’ve been enjoying the walking trails at your nearby forests during lockdown. As Scottish Government COVID-19 restrictions ease, we look forward to welcoming you back more fully, and are working hard to reopen our facilities as soon as safely possible.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and will be free of charge.

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.

Quiet riverside trails in oak and birch woodland

Strone Hill is a natural resting place for travellers. In the past, drovers watered their cattle here on the long walk to markets in the south. Today it's a peaceful spot to walk your dog and picnic by the river. Two short trails allow you to stretch your legs alongside the riverbank or to an impressive viewpoint over the River Lochy falls.

Guide map to the forests of North Argyll (PDF 5.8MB)

Walking trails

Walking

Waterfall Woods Trail

Wander through some lovely oak woodland around An t-Sròn to a spectacular waterfall viewpoint.

Firm but uneven gravel surface throughout. Some fairly steep slopes with loose stones.

Moderate
½ miles / 0.9 km

Allow
¼ hours

More information

This delightful short trail is great if you have limited time. It takes you through beautiful mature oak woodland to a viewpoint over the River Lochy falls. On rainy days you'll hear the roar of the waterfall as you approach.

Walking

An Darach Ruadh Trail

This winding trail follows the River Lochy down through some beautiful native oak woodland. Can you find the 'aerial tree'?

Firm but uneven gravel path throughout. Includes steep slopes and one wide bridge.

Moderate
1 miles / 1.7 km

Allow
¾ hours

More information

The name of this trail means ‘red oak' in Gaelic.

Facilities & access

Parking
Parking
Picnic area
Picnic area

The nearest public toilets and other facilities are in Dalmally and Tyndrum.

Getting here

The turn-off for Strone Hill is on the south side of the A85, 3 miles east of Dalmally. If driving from Tyndrum, it's the first left after our forest at Glen Lochy.

Using SatNav?

PA33 1AX in Dalmally is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The Glasgow to Oban bus service passes the car park entrance. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Phone
0300 067 6650 (option 2)
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