The ancient woodland of Cumbernauld Glen is a haven for wildlife and also provides an important, relaxing environment for local people. Early spring sees pockets of snowdrops appearing and summer brings a profusion of bluebells. The meadow attracts butterflies, including small pearl-bordered fritillary.
- Excellent network of footpaths
- Mature oak woodland
- 16th century dovecote
- Mountain bike trail
Best time to visit?
- Feb for snowdrops
- May for bluebells
- Autumn for woodland colours
This historical site has a 16th Century dovecot.
Cumbernauld Glen is within the Cumbernauld Living Landscapes partnership project.
A community-based conservation group – The Friends of Cumbernauld Glen – assists the Trust in management, policy and project decisions on the reserve. Find out more about the Friends of Cumbernauld Glen here.