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Doune Ponds

ClubForth Valley Orienteers
Nearest townDoune, Stirling
PostcodeFK16 6BD
Carpark locationJust off Station Wynd at the north end of the High Street.

Available Maps

Maps available for free during Covid-19 recovery phases!!  Information below may be out of date.  Adhere to Covid-19 advice at all times.

Doune Ponds is a lovely bit of enclosed woodland with numerous footpaths and trails suitable for all abilities. 

There are three permanent courses available that increase in technical and physical difficulty.  The short course is suitable for all abilities as it makes use of the specially built all-abilities trail around the ponds:

Short - 1.1k

Medium - 1.9k

Hard - 2.3k

Other Things to do in the Area

The wood itself is a great place to enjoy - lots of footpaths, picnic spots and bird viewing areas.  The woods are on the edge of the lovely town of Doune which has a Community & Heritage Centre, Distillery, Castle (famous in Monty Python!), and numerous cafes, shops, bars and restaurants.

Maps Available From

Downloadable Here.

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience
  • Green colour standard or above controls available for experienced orienteers