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These woods run through the heart of the community.  

Owned by Glasgow City Council, the ancient woodland has a network of well-maintained paths that are popular with locals, especially dog walkers. It’s also home to a stunning waterfall, wildlife and spring flowers.

There is plenty to do at this picturesque woodland with loads of events for all ages including teddy bear picnics, guided walks, photography groups and woodland foraging events where you can tickle your taste buds and discover some of the edible nuts, berries and fungi.

  • A number of activities for all ages
  • Stunning waterfall
  • Attractive path network
  • Wildlife
  • Springflowers

Castlemilk Woodlands, Glasgow, G45 0AZ
The woods can be accessed from Castlemilk Stables on Machrie Road. You can also walk into the woods from the Braes Shopping centre by crossing Castlemilk Drive and following the path next to the swimming pool. 

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Forestry Commission Scotland Woodland Trust Scotland Commonwealth Forestry Association Glasgow City Council South Lanarkshire Council North Lanarkshire Council West Dunbartonshire Council Clyde Gateway Cassiltoun Housing Association Paths 4 All