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 Landscape partnership project.