During the summer season (2 April 2023 to end of October) vehicle access is available to everyone, though controlled by a gate-keeper and subject to a number of conditions (see below). You do not need to advise Mountaineering Scotland if you wish to visit the glen during the summer access period.
It is within your access rights to access the glen using non-motorised (disabled transport excepted) at all times of day or night, including wild camping (away from road and buildings). Please camp responsibly under the guidance in the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
Your access rights do not, however, extend to your car, and, overnight parking is not permitted in Strathfarrar. If you wish to stay in the glen overnight you should either walk in, bike in, or arrange for someone to drop you off in the glen and then drive the vehicle out of the glen. Abuse of this arrangement could result in access to the glen for vehicles being revoked by the estate.
Deer management takes place on the Strathfarrar estates and may have implications for your walking or climbing plans. Please follow signs
and notices provided by the estate about deer stalking.
For many years, Mountaineering Scotland members wishing to explore the hills around Strathfarrar in winter have been able to gain vehicular access to the private road which leads up the glen under arrangements negotiated with the estates.
An update on the winter access arrangements will be available in late September 2023.