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Scottish Tourist Board 3 star attraction

Forfar Loch Country Park

The Ranger Centre
Forfar Loch Country Park
Craig o' Loch Road
Angus DD8 1BT [Map]
Tel: 01307 461118

Forfar Loch Family group

Forfar Loch Country Park situated on the west side of Forfar. With woodland, grassland and wetland habitats the park is a haven for wildlife and visitors throughout the year.


Lochside Caravan Park Forfar Sailing Club

Forfar Loch is circled by a 2.5 mile long trail which is part of the Forfar Path Network. The park has pitch and putt, crazy golf and is home to the Lochside Leisure Centre and Lochside Caravan Park and the Forfar Sailing Club.

Parking, toilets, Lochside Leisure Centre, Lochside Caravan Park, Ranger Centre, picnic facilities, and trails are all accessible for wheelchairs.

What's On

Forfar Loch Country Park has regular public events for details see What's On or view Ranger Service Diary of Events (2.5 MB PDF)Opens in a new window.

Outdoor Activities

Forfar Acorn Club Forfar biodiversity

Environmental activities for all ages are a feature of the Ranger Service Diary of Events (2.5 MB PDF)Opens in a new window which includes minibus tours, guided walks, construction of nest boxes and feeders, management for nature conservation, crafts, slide shows and displays. For any Ranger-led activities it is necessary to book in advance. During the school holidays the Ranger Service run exciting activity days for children of all ages.

Orienteering courses suitable for groups and individuals of all ages whilst younger children can try Pictish Animalteering.

Self-guided Trails - Leaflets for the Treelore and Pictish Animalteering self-led trails can be collected at the Ranger centre or downloaded.

Bird watching

Environmental Education

Nursery, Primary, Secondary classes, Colleges, Universities and Community Groups are welcome all year. Countryside Rangers are available to lead fieldwork activities and visit schools where Teachers can discuss ideas for projects.

Groups and individuals are regularly involved with the Rangers in conservation projects, orienteering or badge work. The rangers are happy to visit organisations and give illustrated talks.


Canmore Angling Club provide fly fishing on Forfar Loch.