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Backmuir Wood

A Woodland Trust wood
Muirhead

Backmuir Wood

Size:
56.89 ha (140.58 acres)
Grid ref:
NO341339
OS map sheets:
Explorer 380
OS Landranger 54
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Wood map

Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Good views
  • Well worth a visit
  • Free car parking at site

This lovely mix of ancient broadleaved woodland, conifer and open glades was once part of the estate belonging to the Earl of Moray. It’s home to a wealth of wildlife, including red squirrel; has a varied flora and some fascinating fungi; and offers breathtaking views over the Firth of Tay and the Sidlaw Hills.