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Highland area path closures

  • Due to damage to the parapet and spandrel wall the bridge at icon Rumbling Bridge [327Kb] has been closed for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately, there are no alternative pedestrian routes linking the Braan Path from DUNK/15 to DUNK/62.
  • Core path DULL/165 will be closed due to forestry operations from approximately 6th to 20th August 2020.  Diversions will be in place, but please note that access to Loch Farleyer will only be possible via Camserney Farm, while access to icon Dull Farm [1Mb]will be via icon Crachan farm [1Mb]only.
  • The Riverside path at Aberfeldy AFDY/115 from the Distillery to Cultullich Road end has recently been closed for tree removal.  As an alternative, please use the footpath along the road for your own safety.  The path will be closed until approximately 30th March 2020.
  • The path at the Dall burn in South Rannoch will be closed for harvesting operations until 8th March 2020.  Please follow the diversion icon marked in blue on the map [1Mb] for your own safety.
  • Cally Woods at Craig a Barns.  Due to tree felling icon paths will be closed from February to the end of March [1Mb], including paths to the 'Rocking Stone'.  The area will be replanted approximately 12 months time after harvesting.  Please follow all signs for your own safety.  Further information can be had from Atholl Estates.
  • Meggernie Estate - Over the next 2-3 (until 2019-20) years a significant part of Kerrowmore Forest will be felled and replanted as a native pinewood.  During this period it will be essential to completely close the Kerrowmore paths to public access for safety reasons. The path network around Innerwick and through the Ben Meggernie Birchwood will remain open as usual.
  • Braan Path - Due to a landslide on the Braan path between the Inver car park and the Hermitage, close to the bridge over the River Braan, this section of the path is closed. An alternative route passes through Inver.
  • Clunie Path - The Clunie Path is currently partially obstructed by tree works so the full circular route is difficult.
  • Core paths STAN/117 & STAN/148 between icon Luncarty and Stanley [2Mb] do not currently exist - future route only.   
  • Kenmore - The icon chinese bridge [1Mb] on the Taymouth Estate at Kenmore is currently being repaired and is closed to allow works. There is also scaffolding on and below the bridge which is restricting headroom for water users passing below the bridge on the river Tay.  Warning notices have been placed at water entry points upstream of the bridge.  
  • Dunkeld - Craigvinean Douglas Fir Wood Closures.  Due to harvesting work parts of the Core Path network in Craigvinean at the Douglas Fir Wood will be closed, from 21st May 2018. Please see  map detailing the icon sections that will be closed [3Mb], and the suggested diversion we will highlight to our visitors.  Please follow diversion signs at the starting points of the diverting sections and Quarry car park. 
  • Kindrogan Hill - Due to an outbreak of Phytopthora ramorum in the larch trees above the Kindrogan field centre, core paths into Kindrogan Wood will be closed over the coming months to enable the affected trees to be felled.  Core paths icon MTBL/105 and MTBL/134 will both be diverted [1Mb].  Please follow Forestry Commission diversions posted locally. The paths will be closed until at least March 2020.

Please note that occasionally paths may be closed to the public due to events taking place in the surrounding area.  Current exemption orders can be viewed on our rights and responsibilities page.

If you come across any problems on the paths, including signposts and path furniture such as stiles and gates, please report them to us by contacting or calling 01738 475000.

Contact details

Community Greenspace

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 476476