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Sunday, September 29th 2013

Red Deer Rut Guided Excursion

15:00 - 19:00

Enjoy a minibus excursion into the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park with Forest and Wildlife Rangers to experience the sights and sounds of the Autumn red deer rut.

The event involves hill walking and requires a reasonable level of fitness; walking boots and waterproofs are essential. Remember to bring binoculars or telescope.

Red Deer Rut starts at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Achray Forest which is part of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Aberfoyle is the nearest town or village.

From Glasgow follow the A81 north to Aberfoyle.From Stirling follow the A84(T), A873 then A81 south to Aberfoyle. From Callander follow the A81 south to Aberfoyle, or for a more scenic route take the A821 via the Trossachs. The visitor centre is a mile north of Aberfoyle on the A821 (Dukes Pass).

OS Grid Reference: NN 520 014
Postcode FK8 3SX (for satnav purposes)
For details of public transport visit

Cost of Event: £10 per person, Concession/Accompanied Children aged 10+ £8 per person

Meeting Place: The David Marshall Lodge Forest Visitor Centre

Clothing Required:Stout footwear and waterproofs essential.

Booking required contact: 01877 382258.

Dogs Allowed: No

Contact: Recreation Team, Cowal & Trossachs - tel 01877 382383 or e-mail: cowal&