About Carron Valley Forest
The Runway is currently closed. All other trails open (Updated 22nd April 2013)
Get a taste of the Highlands in this large forest on the shores of the Carron Valley reservoir. The forest is dominated by the distinctive peak of the Meikle Bin which rewards walkers with a panoramic view over the valley and the whole of central Scotland.
Amongst the wildlife you could see at Carron Valley look out for Black Grouse.
Enjoy a picnic by the riverside.
The toilet facilities at the site have recently been upgraded, however, the toilet block is currently closed due to burst pipes.
One of the walking trails at Carron Valley is featured on the Phototrails website:
The site provides accessibility information on a network of woodland paths and trails, allowing people to make informed choices about which sites to visit.
Please note the following car park charges apply at Carron Valley -
- Any vehicle for 1hr - £1.00
- Car for up to 3hrs - £2
- Car all day - £3
- Minibus/coach all day - £12.00
How to get there:
Denny, Fintry, Kilsyth, and Stirling are the nearest towns or villages.
The forest is reached by taking the B818 west from Denny.
OS Grid Reference: NS723838
For details of public transport visit http://www.travelinescotland.com
Start your visit from:Carron Valley Car-park
Scottish Lowlands Office