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.
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
- Young Bird Watchers Tuesday 15 April 2014
Thursday 17 April 2014
Tuesday 8 April 2014
Thursday 10 April 2014
- Ospreys Return Saturday 12 April 2014
- Easter Sunday Sunday 20 April 2014
|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