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

We are developing proposals for management of the area over the next ten years. Draft versions of the plan will be published here and we invite comments and feedback from the public on the proposals.


  • 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).

Land management plan documents and maps

These draft proposals have been submitted to Forestry Commission Scotland for approval.

Contact us

If you would like to comment on the plan or receive further notification of plan developments, please contact:

Stephen Stables
Planning Forester
Galloway Forest District
Newton Stewart

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