Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
**Please note that all car parks and trails have been affected by the recent adverse weather. Anyone entering the forest should exercise extra care and vigilance, obey any onsite signage and if possible report any hazards to us at the Cowal and Trossachs district office on 01877 382383.**
Enjoy iconic views of sparkling lochs, wooded hills and rugged mountains, or take to the trails on foot, by bike or on horseback and discover the Forest Park’s magical atmosphere and wonderful wildlife.
Start exploring from The Lodge
Begin your visit at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre near Aberfoyle, which has easy trails, a wildlife hide, information, gifts and a café with one of the best views in Scotland. Follow the Three Lochs Forest Drive to explore the heart of the forest without having to walk far or head to tranquil Loch Ard for easy family cycling.
Do a little or a lot in stunning scenery
The Forest Park encompasses some of Scotland’s best-loved locations, from magnificent Loch Lomond, the rolling Trossachs hills and Loch Katrine to the craggy tops of Strathyre. It’s a feast for the eyes whatever the season and there’s so much to see and do – whether you want to just soak up the view, stroll or swing through the trees or take a steamship on a legendary loch.
See our guide to Queen Elizabeth Forest Park for more information.
Enjoy magnificent views from the café, explore great family-friendly trails, watch wildlife or swing through the trees with Go Ape.
Soak up the spectacular Trossachs scenery along this legendary loch on foot, by bike or by steamship.
Spot wonderful wildlife and wacky sculptures along Loch Ard’s peaceful wooded shore – ideal for a family stroll or cycle ride.
Explore the heart of Loch Achray Forest and stroll, picnic, play or just soak up the stunning Trossachs views.
Relax and enjoy the panoramic views from the bonny banks of the loch or head for the slopes of Ben Lomond.