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Foraging Walks

Wild food and wild medicine walks in the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park.

  • Family friendly - Individuals and parents with children of all ages are welcome.

  • Beginners guide to foraging

A sensory plant walk meeting the edible and medicinal plants that grow along the cycle path.  

Accessibility: Walking will be along a flat path. 

Gift vouchers available. 

Up coming Foraging Walks in Aberfoyle:

Spring

Saturday 4th May 10.30-12

Summer

Saturday 13th July 10.30-12

Autumn

Sunday 1st September 10.30-12

Private foraging walks in Aberfoyle: £70 for up to  2 people.

Additional guests added to your private walk: £25 for each additional guest.  Children and teenagers must be accompanied by adults: Teenagers 13-17 £12, Children 3-12 £8, Children under 3 free. 1.5-2 hours foraging walk.  Email to book.

**Please note:  I specialise in trees, plants and herbs, fungi and seaweed identification won't be included in the walks.**

For private walks in other areas please email to enquire.  I am able to travel to a venue near you to create a tailor-made experience for your group.   Please note for private walks in your area there is the additional cost of travel, and mileage.

I work with tour package organisers and other organisations across Scotland, please contact me to discuss your needs and pricing.

Based in the village of Aberfoyle on the edge of the highlands criss-crossed with various easy walks, fairy tales, wild foods and medicines hidden in the hedgerows.  Join me on a walk to discover the hidden gems of the Scottish countryside.  A different way to connect with wild Scotland.  An unforgettable experience which will leave you hunting in the lanes and hedgerows back home.

Here you will find ancient oak woods, mostly they are carpeted with blaeberries (blueberries). The best foraging is usually found in the wild edges - eg hedgerows, cycle paths, canal ways - where you will find the rebel plants springing forth.

Before or after our foraging walk you might want to venture up Doon (or fairy) hill, it is an ancient Oak woodland with an ancient pine at the top which is said to be the doorway to an underground fairy queens palace and where Rev Robert Kirks soul is held captive by the fairies. Rev Kirk was the minister in Aberfoyle in the 17th century. In 1691 he published his famous book 'The Secret Commonwealth of Elves and Fairies'. His church is also still here in the village for you to visit.

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