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Coul Den Trailhead

Coul Den is a great place to explore, why not download our map and try out our waymarked routes.

Find out about individual walks below

Pitcairn and Coul Den Loop

This walk takes you through the diverse habitat and wildlife haven of Coul Den, and past the newly planted native woodland of Pitcairn, planted to encourage red squirrels.     

 A short route on a compacted well surfaced path with some narrow sections. A short steep section of steps and a stone stile on the way.                                          

1 mile 1.5Km - 40 minutes (each way)

On this walk

  • Picnics
  • Parking

Coul Burn Walk

A great low level walk from Coul Reservoir through Balbirnie Estate to the historic town of Markinch. Enjoy woodlands, parklands, views to the Lomond Hills and 5,000 years of history through the changes of the seasons.

Terrain Mostly wide surfaced paths, with short moderate slopes.  Some sections may be muddy after heavy rain. Includes bridges and crossings of busy roads.

3 miles/4.8km (Return 6 miles 9.6km) - 1 hour (2 hours return)

On this walk

  • Parking
  • Picnics

Coul Den Trail

This walk takes you around the old reservoir of Coul Den Nature Reserve. There are great views towards the Firth of Forth to the South and a glimpse of East Lomond to the North.

This is a circular walk on compacted well surfaced paths, some short moderate slopes on the way.   

1.25 miles 2km - 40 Minutes

On this walk

  • Parking
  • Picnics