Tall Trees Walk, Reelig Glen

An easy circular walk along the Moniack Burn. Reelig Glen is home to some of the tallest trees in Britain and as you walk through this mossy woodland, you can't help but feel small compared to the massive fir and spruce trees towering above you. Information boards dotted along the trail offer ID opportunities and some fun facts.

Technical sheet
No. 23699985
A Highland walk posted on 07/07/22 by Gillian's Walks. Update : 29/09/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h35[?]
Distance Distance : 1.58km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 43m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 43m
Highest point Highest point : 101m
Lowest point Lowest point : 56m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Highland
Starting point Starting point : N 57.455552° / W 4.403894°
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Tall Trees

Description

Start : Forestry and Land Scotland car park, Reelig Glen. Grid ref. NH 558 431

(D/A) From the car park head South (away from the road), into the woods.

Follow the trail S long the Moniack Burn (the burn should be on your left-hand side) for approx 500m.

(1) Cross the footbridge and walk North along the opposite side of the burn for 500m.

(2) When you reach a road, turn left (West) to reach the car park.

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 58m - Reelig Glen car park
1 : km 0.75 - alt. 98m - Footbridge
2 : km 1.53 - alt. 56m - Road
D/A : km 1.58 - alt. 58m - Reelig Glen car park

Useful Information

Start : Forestry and Land Scotland car park, Reelig Glen. Grid ref. NH 558 431

Transport
Parking at the Forestry and Land Scotland car park, Reelig Glen, close to the A862

Terrain
Good quality woodland trails, muddy in places. No steep hills.

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Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

  • Reelig Glen is managed by Forestry and Land Scotland. Home to some of the tallest trees in the country including the tallest European Larch and Common Lime trees. In 2000 a Douglas Fir growing in Reelig Glen (named Dughall Mor or "Big Douglas") was crowned the tallest tree in Britain!
  • Beauly (near by) - town with all amenities
  • Beauly Firth (near by)

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