Angus Glens Ranger Service - Glen Doll Ranger Base


Glen Doll Ranger Base
Glen Clova

Tel: 01575 550 233


A Visitor Information Centre with wildlife, botanical and landscape interpretation lying in a Special Area of Conservation in the southern Cairngorms National Park. This is a fantastic starting point for further exploration of the outstanding scenery of the Angus Glens home to iconic Scottish wildlife such as Red Deer, Golden Eagles and Red Squirrels. Short way marked walks and routes leading to Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve, Munros, Braemar, Lochnagar and Ballater all start here.

Base opening times

9am - 4.30pm daily, with extended opening hours during summer.

Check our public holidays and public holiday opening hours

How to get there


Forestry Commission car park - tickets £2 per day.

What to do

Information for Walkers and Climbers


The Explore Glen Doll Trails are graded Easy; Moderate and Strenuous and run along typical forest tracks.

There may be areas where the terrain is not ideal. Discuss your requirements with the Countryside Rangers. Ideally contact us before travelling especially in winter.

Accessible toilets at Ranger Base - Free.

Baby change facilities are available in the Ranger Base when open.


The Glen Clova Hotel is 3.8 miles away.

Dogs Allowed

Dogs, under proper control, are welcomed all year round. Please observe signs for restrictions especially during nesting season.

Visit the Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Dog Walking pages.

Dog Poo bags are available to buy at the Ranger Centre (20p for 25).

The Ranger Service

Rangers are available all year to lead pre-booked guided walks and to visit schools and community groups with a wide variety of activities and talks for all ages and abilities. See charges page for details.


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