A charming riverside forest that’s protected for its wildlife


Be charmed by Glenkinnon

Glenkinnon Burn runs along the western edge of Yair Forest. The beautiful woodland above it is protected as a site of special scientific interest because of its communities of trees and other plants. The short biodiversity trail here will introduce you to the charms of this riverside forest. Our Tweed Valley Forest Park Map and Trail Guide (PDF 3.8MB) will help you explore the surrounding area.

How to get here

The car park is next to the A707, about 4 ½ miles north of Selkirk, at grid reference NT 437 349.

Using SatNav?

TD1 3LH is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The 62 bus service from First runs regularly between Edinburgh and Galashiels, and the nearest bus stop is Clovenfords.

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Pick up essentials

The nearest public toilets are in Selkirk or Galashiels. You’ll find plenty of places to eat along the Tweed valley.

Walking trails

Find out more in our guide map to the Tweed Valley Forest Park (PDF 4.96MB).

Cycling trails

Mountain biking trails

Contact: Forest Enterprise Scotland

Address: Ae Village, Parkgate, Dumfries

Postcode: DG1 1QB

Telephone: 0300 067 6900


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