Date published: 30 March, 2015

This item is for the installation of a wooden finger post to indicate a path route and / or destination.

Your Woods In and Around Towns Operational Plan map must clearly identify where the fingerpost will be located.


  • constructed from finished and treated components and assembled using galvanised fixings
  • 100 millimetre square wooden post 3.0 to 3.65 metres tall
  • minimum insertion into ground 800 millimetres, set into concrete
  • you can have up to four wooden fingers routed and painted to show destination or route name, as agreed with Forestry Commission Scotland

Please ensure you abide by conditions set out in the Forestry Grant Scheme claim form and guidance.

Paths for All – Signage Guidance for Outdoor Access – A Guide to Good Practice

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