Welcome to the Abriachan community!
Abriachan is a scattered rural community of about 140 people set high above the shores of Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. There are still some active crofts but the majority of inhabitants are employed in Inverness and beyond. The local school closed in 1958 so Abriachan’s children now attend Dochgarroch Primary and Charleston Academy.

In 1998 the community purchased 534 hectares of forest and open hill ground from Forest Enterprise. Since then, as a social enterprise, the Abriachan Forest Trust has managed this land to create local employment, improve the environment and encourage it's enjoyment by the public through a network of spectacular paths, family suited mountain bike trails and innovative education opportunities.

Abriachan Forest Trust - Recreational and Educational Opportunities for the Abriachan Rural Community
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Latest Abriachan Forest Trust and Community News and Events
Read the latest community news and village hall events, ceilidhs past and present, Active Abriachan youth group calendar, library days and country dancing dates... Or download the latest Abriachan
PDF newsletter.
Abriachan Forest Trust Community Education Projects
Learning outdoors in Abriachan has been proved a great success and an innovative education programme continues to develop. Read more about Forest School, Rural Skills, Curriculum for Excellence CPD and Community Involvement training. [more]
Abriachan Forest Trust Environmental and Green Projects
Explore the varied habitats in Abriachan - the hill top bogs and heather moorland, peaty lochs and cascading burns, shady woodland and steep gorges. Discover how sensitive management is making a
difference for biodiversity. [more]
Abriachan Fit 4 Life Programme
Find your way around the flat easy access paths, Nordic walk up and over the hill or cycle round the mountain bike trails. We offer training to hone your techniques and improve your health and wellbeing while doing so. [more]
Abriachan Forest Trust Community History and Events
Towards the end of 1996 the Abriachan Forest Trust was established as a Company Limited By Guarantee. It was set up to take ownership of the forest on behalf of the community. [more]
Latest Abriachan Forest Trust and Community News and Events
Abriachan Forest Trust Community History and Events
Abriachan Forest Trust Community Membership