About Duke's Pass
Follow the public road between Aberfoyle and Loch Katrine (approx 11kms)along the Duke's Pass road. Renowned as one of Britain's best drives this scenic route takes you through some of the most remarkable landscape of the Trossachs. Named after the Duke of Montrose, this road was originally built as an access route to the Duke's land. It was later improved to accomodate the tourists who were drawn to the area during Victorian times following the publication of Sir Walter Scott's epic poem 'The Lady of the Lake'.
There is also the option to take a journey into Achray forest via forest road by turning onto the 3 Lochs Forest drive . This consists of seven and a half miles of winding forest road with enjoy superb views across the forest and the Lochs of Lochan Reoidhte, Drunkie and Achray.
Please note that the 3 Loch's Forest Drive will be closed to vehicles from the 1st November 2013 reopening for Easter 2014. During the winter months it is still accessible by bike or on foot.
You can also access several of the walking trails in the area from here.
Car Park Charges
Please note the following car park charges are applicable at 3 Loch's Forest Drive
- Day Tariff All Vehicles - £2
How to get there:
For details of public transport visit http://www.travelinescotland.com
Other places to go in Achray Forest
What's on in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
- Christmas At The Lodge Saturday 30 November 2013 to Sunday 1 December 2013
Saturday 7 December 2013 to Sunday 8 December 2013
Saturday 14 December 2013 to Sunday 15 December 2013
Saturday 21 December 2013 to Sunday 22 December 2013
|Enjoy both formal and informal walks along the length of the Forest drive.
|There are many miles of road to explore, as well as part of the National Cycle Network route 7.
|3 Lochs Forest Drive|
|There is coarse fishing on Loch Drunkie and Lochan Reoidhte. This is by permit, obtainable fromthe Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Aberfoyle.|
|Youth groups can book the campsite on the shores of Loch Achray through the Aberfoyle ofice. No other camping is permitted within the forest.|
Cowal & Trossachs