Lawthorn Wood is a small, mature deciduous woodland on the edge of Irvine. The tall canopy is mainly made up of ash trees, with some beech and sycamore. Elm trees were once prominent and their dead trunks provide nesting sites for bats and birds, including great spotted woodpecker.
- Mature broadleaf woodland
Best time to visit?
- Spring for birds
- Summer for bats
- Autumn for fungi
An unsurfaced path runs the length of the reserve.
Lawthorne Wood is one of the Irvine Greenspaces.