22.90 ha (56.59 acres)

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Explorer 431
OS Landranger 26

On the banks of Loch Ness Urquhart Bay is one of the best examples of surviving ancient wet woodland in Europe. Tree species include alder ash bird cherry and white willow. Footpaths form a rough figure of eight through the centre of the wood.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Waymarked walk
  • Marshland
  • Broadleaved woodland
Urquhart Bay - Management plan


Urquhart Bay Management Plan

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