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A forest of hidden stories with a wonderful view

Weem

Venture into a fabled wood

Weem wood cascades down a steep, rocky hillside, a fine backdrop for Castle Menzies. The Menzies family - supporters of King Robert the Bruce - helped create and shape Perthshire’s forests. In the 1400s, David Menzies who built The Old Kirk of Weem, left the family home to live as a hermit at St David’s Well, a cave in the forest.

There are tales of enchanters who imprisoned maidens in the rock here too. Sculptures hidden along the trail recall the forest’s stories.

Find out more about Weem and the surrounding area with our guide to the Forest Park.


Parking Walking Viewpoint

Need a refreshment?

You'll find toilets and places to eat in Aberfeldy.

Walking trails


Cycling trails


Mountain biking trails


Contact: Tay Forest District

Address: Inverpark, Dunkeld

Postcode: PH8 0JR

Telephone: 01350 727284

Email: tay@forestry.gsi.gov.uk


How to get here

Weem Wood is one mile west of Aberfeldy on the B846 to Tummel Bridge.

Using SatNav?

PH15 2JD is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

There is a bus service through Weem village and along the B846 that passes the wood. Visit Traveline Scotland for details.

Nearby places

Drummond Hill and Grandtully are just a short distance away. They have fine views too, and were strongholds for prehistoric settlers.

At Craigvinean you can find more hidden surprises among the trees.

 


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