Corsehillmuir Wood

Corsehillmuir Wood is a natural woodland in the pastoral countryside beside Kilwinning. The canopy of mature birch, ash, and willow shelters a mossy and ferny ground flora and woodland birds thrive here. 

A path leads around the reserve and it is within walking or cycling distance of Eglinton Country Park.

Corsehillmuir Wood is one of the Irvine Greenspaces.

Bluebell © Ida Maspero

Why visit?

  • Woodland experience
  • Birdsong

Best time to visit?

  • All year round for woodland
  • Spring for birds

Visit for:

  • Woodlands
  • Birdwatching


Take the B785 east from Kilwinning town centre. On the edge of the town, take the minor road off left to Bannoch. The reserve is 150m down this road, on the right. Roadside parking is available.

Getting onto the reserve

Enter through the metal kissing gate next to the blue sign. A footpath takes you round the woodland.

Getting round this reserve

The path section farthest from the entrance is unsurfaced and can get muddy. Please prevent dogs from hunting wildilfe at all times of year, but especially in spring.

One of the nine Irvine Greenspace reserves. These are within easy walking/cycling distance of where people live, giving them access to high quality green space close to home. The eight other Greenspaces are:


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