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Wonderful walks!

Culbin Forest is something a bit different to your average Forestry Commission planting, being much... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Fantastic wildlife but you can easily get lost.

The two of us and our dog walked a short distance from the road through the forest to the marsh... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2019
Stephen M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Culbin Forest is something a bit different to your average Forestry Commission planting, being much older and being a natural sea defense, with the trees anchoring the coastline and preventing erosion. There's a large network of paths here, and they're easy to navigate because at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

The two of us and our dog walked a short distance from the road through the forest to the marsh area. We turned right and continued along for approx a mile. We went back into the forest and I assumed naively we could make our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Lovely forest walks here at Culbin. Very clearly marked tracks and pathways that go on forever. It’s really a huge area and we never reached the beach. The parking is good but the toilets were grotty when we visited hence a star docked. The car...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

What a great place miles of open space with no one in sight. Just one thing I would like to see maybe a mobile shop where you could get a cold drink. It will take a full day to get around the area and it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank robertseymour3
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I visit here frequently to have a walk around to the view point or to the beach. If you’re lucky and make it to the beach you could see seals. I’ve been fortunate to see them many times on the bay. It’s always a peaceful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Visited here while staying in Findhorn. We thought we could walk through the woods and down to the bay!!! Nope there are miles of forest walks clearly marked with different routes. Its very beautiful and tranquil and there are toilets in the car park.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hobitess
Reviewed April 22, 2018

It is worth walking to Findhorn Bay just to watch the seals. If you keep close the forest under the sand cliff you will be close enough to watch without disturbing them. Very reminiscent of a holiday beach in Benidorm. Today there was quite a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

the following is taken from Forestry Commission Scotland website.... Archive research has shown that there were likely only 5 farms and some 735 acres of cultivated land, however, the Kinnaird Estate was said to comprise a great house, church, thousands of acres of fertile lands...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank shaun r
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Absolutley stunning Part of the world. Beaches that stretch for Miles in both directions with no people in sight. Great for dogs and cycling. Will be back in the summer to experience this beautiful place in a little more sunshine!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SusanT3140
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit family in Forres we take a bracing walk in the Culbin Forest (helps to work off all the fabulous scottish food). The area was once farmland but became a desert when the coastal dune grasses were used for thatching roofs and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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