Forests around Inverness
Six fabulous forests lie waiting for you close to Scotland’s northern capital. Get away from the city and breathe the scent of pines after
rain, listen to birds singing on the breeze and enjoy open views to the far horizon.
Download our map of the Forests of Inverness (PDF 4.1MB) to check out the different woodlands and their trails.
Walk, run or ride through the trees right next to the city. You can find poignant reminders of the battle of Culloden too, and a wishing well from pagan times.
Imagine life in the court of a powerful Pictish king and enjoy glimpses of Inverness and the Beauly Firth through the trees.
Stretching right to the city’s edge, Daviot has wide, level paths: just right for family cycling, a trundle on mobility scooters or a relaxing stroll.
A small forest with a rolling landscape of ridges and lochans, and beautiful wildflowers in spring.
Pretty, mixed forest leads to some of the best views in Inverness.
Explore a spectacular gorge and pay your respects to Dughall Mor – Big Douglas – once the tallest tree in Britain!