Along the way you’ll find many odd named wild flowers like Stinking Hellebore, Woundwort and Devil’s-bit scabious – so named because its roots suddenly end just as if they’ve been bitten off by the devil.
Woodland Trust Scotland is a registered charity keen to help protect our native woodland and wildlife. You can find out more about the Trust and even become a member by visiting www. woodlandtrust.org.uk or by calling 01738 635544
In 1296, Edward I crossed the Earn at Bridge of Earn with his army and in 1328 the predecessor to the present bridge was repaired by King Robert the Bruce. The Earn is well known for its trout and late salmon run.
Both fort sites are protected scheduled ancient monuments. During carefully controlled archaeological surveys several artefacts have been unearthed including a shale bracelet, old quern stones used for grinding food and gaming pieces made of stone.