Visiting

We welcome visitors to Dundreggan

 

Directions coming from Inverness:

  • Take the A82 south towards Fort William
  • Turn right at Invermoriston onto the A887 towards Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Follow the road for about 7 miles until you see a green sign on the right "Trees For Life Dundreggan Estate"
  • Turn into driveway. Parking is available to the right of the track.

 

 

Three way marked walks lead from the car park which allow you to access an attractive area of ancient semi-natural woodland as well as open moorland. If you wish to see an example of more recent tree planting carried out on the estate, we recommend a visit to the area near the River Moriston, where dedicated trees were planted in spring/autumn 2009 (marked on the pdf below). This area is very easily accessible from the road (A887) and provides a good point of reference for the type of planting that we are doing across all planting sites. To visit this site, as you travel from Invermoriston on the A887, about 1 mile beyond the loch, just after the woodland on your left, is a small lay-by slightly before you reach the turn-off to "Dundreggan Estate". From there you can follow the signs through a gate and then head down alongside the fence towards the River Moriston. You will find another larger gate in the fence through which you can enter the planting area.

The 2010 - 2011 planting site is difficult to access as it is 4 km on foot up a rough track and across wet heath and bog. Similarly, the 2012 - 2015 planting site is remote and challenging to get to. Anyone planning to visit these sites, marked on the map to the right, must have an Ordnance Survey map and ensure they have suitable footwear, appropriate clothing (wet weather gear, layers of warm clothing) and provisions. Only those with an appropriate level of fitness should attempt leaving the tracks.

View pdf of tree planting sites

 

If you have dedicated trees or a grove please don't expect your trees to be individually marked - bear in mind that the newly planted trees will be part of a larger forest. Trees for Life cannot accept responsibility for your visit. The Estate is a beautiful, wild area; please take only photographs, and leave no litter. Dogs must be kept on a lead.

If you have any further questions please contact us on 01309 691292. Enjoy your visit!

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