Sourlie Wood is an attractive native woodland that has developed on a derelict coal yard. There is a small area of grassland, a large pond and a good supply of deadwood that benefits invertebrates, which attract songbirds and bats.
Best time to visit?
- Spring for birds and amphibians
- Summer for insects and bats
A cycle path links the reserve with nearby settlements and Eglinton Country Park.
Sourlie Wood is one of the Irvine Greenspaces.