WOOD OF CREEWOOD OF CREE
MOOR OF BARCLYE
To Newton Stewart
To Glen Trool
Finding your way aroundWood of Cree
Woodland trail A one-mile circular trail around the ancient oak woodland thattakes you past waterfalls and tumbling streams. Listen andlook out for pied flycatchers, redstarts, dippers, nuthatchesand woodpeckers. Allow one hour.
The Wood of Cree ishome to the rareLeislers bat.
Wait patiently for achance to seeotters at dawnand dusk fromour raised otter
platform.There are over 150,000oak trees in the ancientwoodland count themfor yourself!
Mill Hill trail This walk is just under one mileencompassing two main habitat types woodland and woodland pasture. Allowone hour.
Knockman Wood trail This two-mile walk will take you to the uppermoor of Barclye. Allow two hours. You canextend it by four miles through KnockmanWood and back along the road to RSPBBarclye, allowing an extra four hours.
Scrubland trail This is an extension of the Woodland trail and will add anothermile to your walk, through developing scrubland perfect forwarblers, bats, butterflies and wild flowers. Allow two hours.
Woodland Pasture trail At just under three miles, this walk offersgreat views through woodland pasture takingin Drumwhirn Cairn. Allow an hour and a half.
Some areas have livestock. During thebird breeding season (MarchJune) andfor your safety, please keep dogs on ashort lead to protect ground-nestingbirds and to prevent livestock frombeing scared. We advise wearing stoutfootwear with ankle support. The onlytrail suitable for wheelchairs/pushchairsis the path to the otter platform.
Relax nextto the soothingsounds of the
Grey Mares Tailwaterfall on
the Woodland trail.
Look forrolled up hazel
leaves along theScrubland trail
made byleaf rollerbeetles.
Enjoy the viewsfrom the
Look for dor beetles asyou return into
the wood on theScrubland Trail
theyre shiny,black and
Look out forpurple
hairstreakbutterflies overthe oak canopy
Sit on ourcircular mill
wheel seat andtake in thepanoramic
views from theMill Hill trail.
Wood trail to theupper moor ofBarclye listenout for curlews
and black grouse.
Stand in the shadows of our ancestors
as the WoodlandPasture trail takes
Listen toparachuting treepipits overhead
and watchcuckoos chase
Walk amongstbutterflies and