location 

Cormonachan Woodlands are on the west side of Loch Goil, half way between Lochgoilhead and Carrick Castle, Argyll on a single-track road.  Look out for the television aerial compound on the right hand side of the road where there is a restricted parking area. Please park sensibly to allow others to park there too.

The woods are accessed from G.R. 196 975.
The short walk of 1 km is the Red Squirrel Trail to the south of the area and the long walk around the whole area is approximately 2 ˝ km.
Please note the paths have several steep inclines on them.

Click the links below to download PDF maps:-

» Map of area
» Site map of woodlands

Please abide by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code when visiting the woodlands and the Forestry Commission’s Forest Code


The forest code

  • Guard against all risk of fire.
  • Protect trees, plants and wildlife.
  • Leave things as you find them, take nothing away.
  • Keep dogs under control.
  • Avoid damaging buildings, fences, hedges, walls and signs.
  • Leave no litter.