Taynuilt Forest comprises three separate forest areas - Fearnoch, Glen Nant and Inverawe - centred around the village of Taynuilt. Fearnoch and Inverawe are primarily commercial conifer forests, whilst Glen Nant is a native woodland SSSI. All three forests have some recreation interests. Inverawe is highly visible, sitting on the western slope of Beinn Cruachan. Glen Lonan forms part of a public water supply catchment.

The primary objectives for the plan area are: commercial conifer timber production, restoration of Ancient Woodland sites, landscape reappraisal, coupe restructuring and protection of designated features. Certification under the UK Woodland Assurance Scheme is another important objective to which the plan will contribute.

Taynuilt Forest


  • January 2018: Initial stakeholder consultation
  • April 2018: Public consultation meeting, Taynuilt Village Hall, Wednesday 18 April, 2-6pm
  • February 2019: Submission of plan to Perth & Argyll Conservancy for approval

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Contact us

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

Roger Wilson
Planning Forester
West Argyll Forest District
PA31 8RS

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