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Whitelee windfarm

Whitelee outdoor activities

Whitelee Windfarm has 159km of tracks and trails open to the public 7 days a week. The landscape offers the ideal venue for outdoor pursuits for all ages, abilities and group sizes.

BHS riders at Whitelee windfarm

Occasional access restrictions for maintenance or forestry work are sometimes required: Access restrictions.

Whether walking, cycling, horse riding or taking part in another outdoor pursuit at Whitelee, it is recommended to always plan for changeable weather and go out prepared with suitable walking boots / shoes and wet weather clothing as a minimum.

In addition to the access opportunities there is an on-site visitor centre providing useful help and advice as well as site maps, advice guides, welfare facilities and a cafe.

Please note that there are no on-site toilets when the visitor centre is closed and the carpark immediately in front of the visitor centre is locked once the centre closes each day. The additional carpark areas remain open all year.

Opening times for the visitors' centre facilities (including toilets) at Whitelee Windfarm.

Whitelee is popular with walkers, offering various route lengths and terrain to suit most ability levels, dotted with historical sites, points of interest and a variety of wildlife to spot.

The windfarm tracks and trails are un-graded but the majority of them would be graded as green to blue grade levels by the International Mountain Biking Association.

Find out about all the routes and trails suitable for horses.

Fancy making your visit a little more challenging? Find out about other ways to enjoy the scenery on foot.

Cycling lets you cover longer distances in the windfarm and with over 100 miles / 159km of tracks there's a lot to explore.

Visitors to Whitelee can 'wild camp' under the rights granted by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code (SOAC), if done responsibly.

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