Glen Affric (easy walk) Distance: 6 km; duration: 1.5 - 2 hours A forest walk, the trail takes you through ancient Caledonian forestry, the terrain of forest footpaths with tracks but rocky in places, that can all be undertaken on paths or hill tracks where you will not meet any vehicles and the only people you will see will be other walkers.
Here you can see 100 different bird species here including golden eagle, black grouse, osprey, red kite, Scottish cross bill and crested tit. Habitats are widely varied and include agricultural land, pastures, woodland, moorland, wetlands, mountains, rivers, lochs, mudflats, cliffs and sea.
The Corrimony RSPB Nature Reserve and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve are on the doorstep you can see roe deer, stags or the seldom seen capercailie in the foliage, as well as providing views of stunning Glen Affric taking you to the top of a dramatic waterfall of Dog Falls that thunders through a rocky gorge very impressive after rainfall or melting snow.
During the summer months there is a regular bus service serving the local community and up into Tomich were you can access the forest trails they provide the perfect environment for young and old to walk or cycle, the Forest Enterprise have car parks have marked woodland trails here. The surrounding mountains in Glen Affric, Glen Cannich and Glen Strathfarrar boast many Munros and Corbett's to challenge the experienced hillwalker, but be aware that there may be some restrictions on certain locations during the stalking season.
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