The Bennan block lies around 20km east of Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway.

Following analysis, consultation and development work, the land management plan for Bennan was formally approved on 8 October 2018 and is scheduled for renewal in 2028.

Download a brief summary of the current Bennan land management plan (PDF 91KB).


  • Spring 2015: Initial stakeholder consultation.
  • 2015 & 2016: Ongoing consultation. Woodland design including coupe design, species choice and management proposals.
  • Spring / Autumn 2017: Land Management Plan submission to Forestry Commission Scotland as part of approval process (final plan will be placed on the Forestry Commission public register for 28 days).
  • October 2018: Plan formally approved.

Land management plan documents and maps

Contact us

If you would like further information regarding this plan, please contact:

Stephen Stables
Planning Forester
Galloway Forest District
Newton Stewart

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