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    223 m
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    6.1 km
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    Culloden Woods Walk


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    The Culloden Woods Walk circumnavigates the battlefield where the Battle of Culloden occurred. Discover remnants of the battle as you circle the area, such as the Prisoner’s Stone. You can also turn this short, family-friendly lollipop route into a longer walk if you so desire!

    Route Description for Culloden Woods Walk

    The Culloden Woods Walk makes for a fantastic family-friendly adventure, replete with a woodland setting and historical remnants embedded with stories. Throughout this walk, you’ll pass by various relics, such as the Prisoner’s Stone, Lord President’s Seat, and St. Mary’s Well.

    From the car park, go southwest towards a junction, where you’ll turn right to loop around through the forest, eventually meeting back up with the same intersection to head back to your car. The network of paths makes it easy to extend your walk to ensure you see everything, so feel free to create your own adventure!

    Note that some users have reported complications when it comes to parking, so ensure you have your GPS downloaded before, so you can have an idea of where the trail begins!

    Getting to the Culloden Woods Walk Trailhead

    To get to the start of the Culloden Woods Walk, park at the Scottish School of Forestry.

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