Wallacebank Wood

Wallacebank Wood is an ancient semi-natural wood with oak, Scots pine, beech and larch, and an understorey of alder, holly, hazel and rowan. The ground is carpeted with grasses and woodland plants, including wood anemone, dog’s mercury and beautiful bluebell displays.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Woodland plants
  • Breeding birds

Best time to visit?

  • Spring for birds
  • Summer for plants

Visit for:

  • birdwatching
  • woodlands
  • mammals

Other information

Woodland birds, such as tree creeper and green woodpecker, as well as foxes, brown hares and roe deer, may be seen.


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How to get there


The reserve is 3.75 miles north west of Falkirk, and lies wholly within the boundaries of the Glenbervie Golf Course, on the A9 to Stirling.

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Getting onto the reserve

Access the reserve across the golf course, ensuring the Scottish Outdoor Access Code is adhered to at all times. If in any doubt, check at the clubhouse before accessing the reserve.

Access restrictions

Access to the reserve is across a golf course. Please ensure you follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code and ask at the clubhouse for directions. Take great care when crossing the golf course and be observant of possible hazards (such as golf balls being played across your route).

Nearest town
Larbert (2 mi / 3.2 km)
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Landranger map


What to look for and when

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About Wallacebank Wood

Out & about

Nearby reserves
Carron Dam
Carron Glen
Cambus Pools

Local group

Links & downloads

Reserve leaflet

Reserve map


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