Luggiebank Wood

Luggiebank Wood has grassland, scrub and riverside woodland habitats. Alder and birch cover has allowed a rich and diverse ground flora to develop where wildflowers flourish. Kingfishers and dippers can be seen diving into the meandering Luggie Water and badgers may be spotted in the woodland.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Woodland riverside walk
  • Sheltered and peaceful woodland

Best time to visit?

  • Spring for wildflowers
  • Nov and Dec for trout jumping

Visit for:

  • birdwatching
  • woodlands
  • wildflowers
  • mammals

Other information

A path which can be steep in places, follows the banks of the river.

Luggiebank Wood is part of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape partnership project.


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How to get there


Leave the A8011 (Wilderness Brae), heading south east on the B8039 (Jane’s Brae) signposted Lenziemill. At the double roundabout, turn right at the first roundabout and then straight over the second, onto Lenziemill Road heading east (signposted A73). Drive past the reserve entrance sign to your left and park in the large park and ride for Greenfaulds station further along on the right.

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Getting onto the reserve

From the park and ride, cross over the road and follow the footpath to the right of the settlement pond. This will lead you down onto the reserve.

Access restrictions

The reserve has short sections of steep footpath and is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Nearest town
Cumbernauld (1 mi / 1.6 km)
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About Luggiebank Wood

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Nearby reserves
Forest Wood

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