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South Achray from Dounans Camp

RegionScotland
ClubForth Valley Orienteers
Nearest townAberfoyle
PostcodeFK8 3UT
Carpark locationAberfoyle Main Car Park

Available Maps

Three different courses in South Achray Forest, Aberfoyle starting from the bridleway gate out of Dounans Camp.

Park in Aberfoyle public parking and walk along the old railway, east, out of the village.  After the playpark cross the main road (take care!) and walk up the track to Dounans Camp (the track through the middle is a public right of way). 1km from the car park to start point.

Easy Course - 1.75km - for families and young children

Moderately Difficult Course - 2.1km - Slightly more challenging technically & physically

Difficult Course - 2.8km - Physically and technically challenging with route choice options to go straight through the forest!

Other Things to do in the Area

Dounans Camp is a charity run outdoor education centre with lots of activities available - see their website for details: www.soec.org.uk

There's a play park on the edge of Aberfoyle, plenty of cafes in the village and the Woollen Mill in the car park has a play area, cafe and shop!

Why not take a detour on your course and go check out the waterfalls or visit The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre (also on your map) to use the facilities, visitor attractions, cafe or Go-Ape.

 

 

Maps Available From

Just here.  Unless you are staying at Dounans Camp.

Further Information

  • 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