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Ariundle Oakwood (NNR)

Acharacle, Nr Strontian

Ancient mossy oakwoods like this one were once widespread along the Atlantic. The trees are covered in a lush growth of mosses, ferns, liverworts and lichens, which thrive in this damp west coast climate. The woodland is also home to a wide variety of birdlife.

Opening Times

Best time to visit: April to mid-August for woodland birds, tree mosses, lichens and ferns.

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Ariundle Oakwood (NNR)

Acharacle
Nr Strontian
Argyll
Phone: 01397 704 716
Email: nnr@snh.gov.uk
Website: http://www.nature.scot/enjoying-...
Ariundle Oakwood (NNR)

Directions

Follow the signs for Forestry Commissions's Airigh Fhionndail car park, 2 miles north of Strontian.

Access the reserve via a track, which also forms part of the Forestry Commission's Strontian River Trail, leading to the reserve's nature trail.

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