Sanquhar Pond and woodlands

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Sanquhar Pond, or Loch as it is sometimes known, is fed by, and empties into, the Burn of Mosset, which flows through the town and ultimately into Findhorn Bay.

The pond regularly has swans, ducks and other birds.

It lies within a residential area about half a mile south of the town centre. It is surrounded by the Sanquhar woodlands, where there are plenty of walks and mountain bike trails.

The paths are illustrated with panels which describe the wildlife you can see in the woodlands. You’ll notice some of the trees have QR codes on them which you can scan with your mobile phone and get further information.

Volunteers keep the paths in good order throughout the year, and there are several benches if you want to sit and enjoy the view. The path is generally in good condition, but watch out for roots, and muddy puddles in wet weather.

These are managed by the Forres Community Woodlands Trust, along with Muiry Wood, New Forres Wood and Council Wood.

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Parking on-site or nearby Children welcome Cyclists welcome Disabled-friendly Walkers welcome Pets welcome

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