The Eriff and Bellsbank block lies around 5km south of Dalmellington, South Ayrshire.

Following analysis, consultation and development work, the land management plan for Eriff & Bellsbank was formally approved on 20 July 2018 and is scheduled for renewal in 2028.

Download a brief summary of the current Eriff & Bellsbank land management plan (PDF 90KB)


  • Summer 2017: Initial stakeholder consultation
  • Autumn 2017: Ongoing consultation. Woodland design including coupe design, species choice and management proposals.
  • 30 November 2018: The local community were invited to a public 'drop-in' meeting to discuss the Land Management Plan proposals with FCS staff and explore the key issues for the forest.
  • Winter 2017/18: 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).
  • July 2018: Plan formally approved.

Land management plan documents and maps

Contact us

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

Ed Turner
Planning Forester
Galloway Forest District
Newton Stewart

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