Skelbo Woods

Distance: 1.5 miles, Time: 1 hour, Grade: Some steep gradients on waymarked forest paths.

About Skelbo Woods

Suitable for: Children and dogs
Starting point: Skelbo Forestry Commission car park, Skelbo Street
Features: Children’s Scultpure Trail

By car from the town centre, go west along Caste Street, turn right at the War Memorial, and then turn right to join the A9 at the Trentham Hotel.  After a mile you will see a brown sign on the right for Skelbo Forest Walk. Turn down this road and then turn left into the car park at the Forestry Commission sign.

Description: A great family walk. Follow the trail of carved wooden animals through this lovely wood, 3 miles north of Dornoch. Pass the pond and picnic area as you walk through Scots Pine woodland towards Skelbo Burn. During this walk you will also see the remains of a 2000 year old Broch, as well as enjoy great sea views and beautiful wildflowers in summer.

There is a picnic table at the car park.

Full details on the Discover Dornoch App