CCFG Event

Date: 19 September 2019
Location: Craigvinean, Dunkeld


The 2019 Scottish CCFG field visit will be hosted by Forest Enterprise Scotland around Craigvinean, Dunkeld. We plan to build the programme around looking at examples of different types of thinning interventions in the developing regeneration e.g. early interventions, the management of more advanced natural regeneration of conifer and broadleaf, crown thinning. See the flyer for further details.

Contact: For more information or to reserve your place, contact

CCFG Event

Date: 13 September 2018
Location: Logie Coldstone and Glen Tanar Estates, near Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

Description: An opportunity to visit two estates working with CCF systems in Scots pine as well as some other species, to view the successes, discuss the silvicultural and financial challenges and to consider future options.
Contact: For more information see the flyer or to book your place email
CCFG Event
Date: 28 September 2017

Location: Eildon Estate and the Bowhill Estate at Melrose and Selkirk.

Description: The visit is being hosted by Buccleuch Estates Ltd on their Eildon Estate. The woodlands that surround Eildon House are a key part of the famous Scott’s view, one of the most photographed tourist viewpoints in the Scottish Borders. The visit will concentrate on the practicalities and challenges of operating continuous cover forestry in coniferous / broadleaved mixed woodland on a moist, rich site in the Scottish Lowlands.

Flyer: For more information, please download the PDF flyer (214 KB ).

Contact: Contact the CCFG Administrator if you would like to attend:
CCFG Event
Date: Thursday 8 September, 2016

Location: Glenbranter Forest, Cowal

Description: This meeting was held in Glenbranter Forest, Cowal and involved visits to some of the finest stands of old conifers in the British Isles. The morning was spent at Pucks Glen, the afternoon at Dukes Wood and the roundup at Ritual Grove. A full report will be available in due course.

CCFG Event
Date: Thursday 24 September, 2015

Location: Novar Estate


The 2015 Scotland meeting was held on Thursday September 24th at Novar Estate.

The day was led by Ronald Munro Ferguson and Cameron Ross and attended by 50 delegates.

A report will be made available in due course.

CCFG Event
Date: Wed 27 August 2014

Location: Faskally and Atholl Estates, Perthshire

Description: In the morning we visited Baluain on the Atholl Estate where regeneration of the existing larch plantation has been managed using a group selection system. In the afternoon we went to Faskally Forest where transformation towards an irregular forest was started 60 years ago.