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A forest for all seasons, with fragrant flowers in spring and blazing colours in autumn

High Camer Wood

Explore your woods

This ancient semi-natural woodland is a feast for the senses in spring, with a good show of bluebells, honeysuckle and wood sorrel. Come back in autumn for a different display…

The wood is alive with birds: you might spot wood warbler, pied flycatcher, redstart, redpoll or tawny owl.

There are no waymarked trails here: you are welcome to explore the forest as you wish.


Parking Walking

Life’s essentials

You’ll find public toilets and places to eat in Newton Stewart.

Walking trails


Cycling trails


Mountain biking trails


Contact: Galloway Forest District

Address: Creebridge, Newton Stewart

Postcode: DG8 6AJ

Telephone: 0300 067 6800

Email: galloway@forestry.gsi.gov.uk


How to get here

From Newton Stewart, take the minor public road through Minnigaff towards Glentrool Visitor. High Camer Wood is about 5 ½ miles (8.5 km) along this road at grid reference NX 366 732.

Using SatNav?

DG8 6SR is the nearest postcode.

Nearby places

At Penninghame Pond you’ll find a flat, easy-going trail to a peaceful pond where dragonflies dance. A few miles to the north, Glentrool is one of the gateways to the Galloway Forest Park.


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