Three Lochs Forest Drive in Argyll and Bute

Have you ever wanted to experience the stunning views around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs? Well then, the Three Lochs Forest Drive is the perfect way to spend your day off! This scenic drive takes you around Lochan Reòidhte, Loch Drunkie, and Loch Achray. This all takes place at a leisurely speed of 10mph, along the 7-mile trail. You will see the fantastic scenery that this area has to offer, but make sure to have your eyes peeled for the beautiful wildlife that calls the area home.

How can I find Three Lochs Forest Drive?

The drive is located just 2 miles north of Aberfoyle, which is heavily serviced by bus and rail services to and from Glasgow.

Along the trail, there are multiple activities to do, with the likes of Camping and Fishing being very popular in the area. Admission to the driving trail is currently £2, and on-site parking is available. The trail closes to drivers in winter each year, however, it does remain open for cyclists and walkers at this time. Visitors have different types of trails to choose from along the forest drive. These include walking trails like Achray Trail, Pine Ridge Trail and the Loch Drunkie Trail. There is something for everyone at the Three Lochs Forest Drive, whether you are an experienced Hiker, Driver or Cyclist, this will be an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

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