Ulaidh - A trail of treasure and discovery

Pronounced oo-lee, the art trail through  Glenmallie was developed in 2022 by the  Woodland Trust and supported by Arkaig Community Forest in collaboration with Scottish artists

Take a walk through the Arkaig Forest

Leading you from the White Bridge at the eastern end of Loch Arkaig, the trail takes you down a forestry road from where you can see wooden sculptures depicting aspects of local history and many of our past and present forest dwellers.

Along the way you can collect treasure stamps from the chests of Jacobite gold! So legend has it, in 1745 seven chests of gold coins were sent on Spanish galleons to aid the Jacobite cause and were secreted along the shores of Loch Arkaig.

7.5 miles/12 km (allow 4 hours walking or 1.5 hours cycling, including stops). The main path is a flat, level, firm gravel surface with short narrow sections off the path to the caskets and art works that are earthy, uneven, and often muddy.

Pick up a map at the start of the trail to collect stamps along the way or print your own here.

Arkaig Forest - Charcoal
Arkaig Forest trail character
Arkaig Forest map

With thanks to the artists and contributors

Vicki Fleck - Artist
Richard Bracken - Artist

Leonie Charlton - Restoration
Ali Berardelli - Treasure Trail and Map

Harvey Mayson - Artist
Sam Bowsher - Artist

Finn Watt - Maps for Treasure Trail
Luke Gregg - Casket Design

James Elliot - Artist

Stravaig Theatre - Audio Guide