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Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

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This 400m loop is on a good surface with a couple of resting points along the way. It may not be wide enough for two people to walk side by side in some places.Information about the forest environment is provided along the way and there are two pleasant picnic areas by the river.The car park is at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NH983087

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, September 2008 (Autumn)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 0.4 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No

Full Profile

The entrance to the car park is about a mile beyond Glenmore Visitor Centre on the way to the ski centre.  Follow the car park round to reach the start of the walk.Ordnance Survey Grid Reference: NH 982 088

Information The entrance to the car park is about a mile beyond Glenmore Visitor Centre on the way to the ski centre. Follow the car park round to reach the start of the walk.Ordnance Survey Grid Reference: NH 982 088

This is the Alt Mhor Easy Access Trail. There is the Alt Mhor Trail which also starts from this same car park.

Information This is the Alt Mhor Easy Access Trail. There is the Alt Mhor Trail which also starts from this same car park.

The entrance may be closed on occaisions and you should check for closing times.

Path The entrance may be closed on occaisions and you should check for closing times.

The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

CarPark The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

CarPark The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

CarPark The car park consists of a circular track with parking bays off it. The start of the trail is near the last bay before the way out sign.

The trail starts to the left of the way out sign.

Direction The trail starts to the left of the way out sign.

The path starts from the last parking bay in the car park.The path is 1m wide or less so two people may not be able to walk comfortably  side by side. The path has a firm level surface. There are no gradients steeper than 7% (1:15).

Surface The path starts from the last parking bay in the car park.The path is 1m wide or less so two people may not be able to walk comfortably side by side. The path has a firm level surface. There are no gradients steeper than 7% (1:15).

Occasional puddles may appear after rain and leave muddy spots but these are very small and quite isolated.

Surface Occasional puddles may appear after rain and leave muddy spots but these are very small and quite isolated.

Turn right as shown by the sign, about 50m before the river bridge.

Direction Turn right as shown by the sign, about 50m before the river bridge.

Short patches of the path may be slightly uneven where stones are showing on the surface but these are small and the path remains firm and level.

Surface Short patches of the path may be slightly uneven where stones are showing on the surface but these are small and the path remains firm and level.

The turn right at the junction to follow the loop in an anticlockwise direction.

Direction The turn right at the junction to follow the loop in an anticlockwise direction.

The path narrow in places where grass has encroached onto the surface. Two people may not be able to walk side by side.

Width The path narrow in places where grass has encroached onto the surface. Two people may not be able to walk side by side.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

The light and shade of the woodland varies a lot depending on how sunny it is.

Visibility The light and shade of the woodland varies a lot depending on how sunny it is.

The are some loose stones on the path surface but it remains firm and stable throughout.

Surface The are some loose stones on the path surface but it remains firm and stable throughout.

There are great variations in light and shade under the trees which may make the path a little indistinct for some people with visual impairments.

Visibility There are great variations in light and shade under the trees which may make the path a little indistinct for some people with visual impairments.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

There are no side turns of the loop so just follow the path.

Direction There are no side turns of the loop so just follow the path.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

 

Path

The path is close to the main road for a short distance.

Path The path is close to the main road for a short distance.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

A perch is provided about half way round the walk.

Seat A perch is provided about half way round the walk.

 

Surface

Pine cones and small branches may litter the path at times.

Surface Pine cones and small branches may litter the path at times.

The path meanders through this mature pine woodland.

Path The path meanders through this mature pine woodland.

 

Path

Path

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

The path goes through a denser plantation as it approaches the river.

Path The path goes through a denser plantation as it approaches the river.

 

Path

There are two picnic tables by the river where it is worth finding time to sit and stare.

Seat There are two picnic tables by the river where it is worth finding time to sit and stare.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

 

Path

There may be overhanging branches along the path but these should be high enough to cause no problem to most visitors.

Clearance There may be overhanging branches along the path but these should be high enough to cause no problem to most visitors.

 

Path

Wheelchair users should be able to use the picnic tables.

Seat Wheelchair users should be able to use the picnic tables.

The second picnic area gives good views of the mountain stream and a bridge across it.

View The second picnic area gives good views of the mountain stream and a bridge across it.

 

Path

 

Path

Vegetation may narrow the path a little in places.

Clearance Vegetation may narrow the path a little in places.

The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

Feature of Interest The are seven information boards giving an insight into the natural history of the woodland through which the path passes.

On completing the loop turn right at the first junction to head back to the car park.

Direction On completing the loop turn right at the first junction to head back to the car park.

Turn left at the second junction by the sign. The car park is only 50m away.

Direction Turn left at the second junction by the sign. The car park is only 50m away.

The mountain stream and the hills give attractive views from this trail.

View The mountain stream and the hills give attractive views from this trail.

 

View

There is only a short walk back to the car park.

Path There is only a short walk back to the car park.

Back at the car park

Blue Badge parking bays Back at the car park

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