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Get away from it all without leaving the city and enjoy walking, cycling, horse riding or wildlife spotting in the Bishops Estate Forest.

Come and visit these wonderful woodlands spread throughout Greater Easterhouse and take in some fantastic views of the City and surrounding countryside.

The forest is split into five woodlands; Cardowan Moss Local Nature Reserve, West Maryston, Todds Well, Bishop’s Loch Local Nature Reserve and Lochend Burn.

If you want to spend time with your family and become familiar with your local wood, head down to Bishop Loch wood and try our new gold, silver and bronze medal walks.

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Wildlife spotting
  • Medal routes
  • Diverse mix of habitats

Easterhouse, Glasgow, G34 0ND
One of the most popular is Bishop Loch, close to the centre of Easterhouse and can be accessed via an entrance at the junction of Westhouse Road and Lochend Road. 

Cardown Moss can be reached from the tarmac paths leading from Riggside Road in Easterhouse. You can find a map and picture gallery here

Find out more at

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