Forest Wood is on the southern edge of Cumbernauld. It consists mainly of plantation woodland, with small areas of lowland peat bog, heath and grassland. A number of flowering plants and fungi thrive, with damselflies and palmate newts dwelling in the pond. Cuckoos can be heard during springtime.
Sheltered and peaceful woodland, Footpath to Palacerigg Country Park, Diverse range of habitats,
Best time to visit?
Spring for cuckoos, Autumn for fungi, ,
The paths through the reserve can sometimes be muddy.
Forest Wood is within the Cumbernauld Living Landscapes partnership project.