Carron Valley

Discover the natural beauty of Lanarkshire with a visit to the Carron Valley, near Kilsyth. On the shores of the Carron Valley reservoir is a large forest.

The forest is dominated by the distinctive peak of the Meikle Bin and Tomtain Hill both of which reward walkers with a panoramic views over the valley and the whole of central Scotland.

Experience this scenic and breathtaking environment with its panoramic views and abundant wildlife.  Take a stroll along the edge of the Reservoir, wander through the forests, have a family picnic, or for the more adventurous the mountain bike trails will give you that adrenaline rush. 


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travel information

Carron Valley Forest lies beside the B818, west of Denny in Stirlingshire.

Take the B818 west from Denny, signposted to Fintry. You will find the car park on the left (approx 6 miles), grid reference NS 721 848. FK6 5JL is the nearest postcode for the main car park.

The car park is open from 7.30am to 9.00pm in summer and 7.30am to 6.00pm in the winter.

There is also a small parking area at Todholes at the other end of the reservoir.


Tel: 0300 067 6700

Location: Carron Valley Forest

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