Seafar Wood

Seafar Wood is a relatively young strip of woodland west of Cumbernauld Village. The woodland habitat is still developing and clusters of bluebells and other woodland flowers are already established. Areas of scrub and remnants of agricultural hedgerows provide habitats for birds.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Roe deer
  • Sparrowhawks

Best time to visit?

  • Spring for birdsong
  • Autumn for leaf cover

Visit for:

  • woodlands

Other information

A path which can sometimes be muddy, winds through the woodland.

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


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How to get there


Follow signs for Northside and then turn into Dowanfield Road, signposted to Our Lady’s High School.

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Getting onto the reserve

Follow Dowanfield Road around to the right, past the school and playing fields on your left and park at the very end of the road. Follow the footpath away from the playing fields and turn immediately right to access Seafar Wood.

Access restrictions

Not suitable for wheelchair users.

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

Out & about

Nearby reserves
Cumbernauld Glen

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