DOG WASTE Argyll and Bute Council has suspended the emptying of the Dog Waste Bins .

Please take your dog poo bags home and place them in your Green Bins which will continue to be emptied.


During the current phase of the covid-19 crisis we will not be organising any voluntary activity in the wood for the foreseeable future.  In the meantime there is a significant amount of information available to help you keep safe – including guidance on keeping fit and taking exercise.  Good starting points are and 

We wish you well during this challenging time.

Future of Local Nature Reserve Status for Duchess Woods


Friends of Duchess Woods have now been informed by Argyll and Bute Council that the Duchess Woods are now officially open now that they have completed work on trees and fences etc

Repairs to the Thurgood Bridge
Damaged fencing replaced
New Tarmac to the Car Park

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