Roslin Glen

Situated a short distance from Roslin, this reserve is a semi-natural ancient woodland of oak, ash, hazel, cherry and hawthorn growing along the steep-sided banks of the River North Esk.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Woodland flowers and fungi
  • Woodland birds

Best time to visit?

  • Apr to Oct for wildflowers
  • May for bluebells

Visit for:

  • birdwatching
  • woodlands
  • wildflowers

Other information

The woodland floor is carpeted with bluebells and other wildflowers in the spring and the trees offer food and shelter for breeding birds, such as chiffchaff, blackcap and bullfinch.


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How to get there


Take the A6094 south west through Lasswade towards Rosewell until the right turn onto the B7003. About 0.5 miles along this road, you will come to a layby on the left.

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Getting onto the reserve

Roslin Glen is on both sides of the B7003. To the south there are paths into the reserve, but to the north there are no maintained paths.

Access restrictions

Road access to Roslin Glen is via the B7003.

Nearest town
Roslin (1 mi / 1.6 km)
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Landranger map


About Roslin Glen

Links & downloads

Reserve map


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