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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.


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Brocketsbrae Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

Gentle path through a pleasant community orchard

Follow a gentle path through this pleasant community orchard. The trees here were planted by local schools, following in the footsteps of the monks of Lesmahagow Abbey who set up some of the first orchards here some 800 years ago.


Brocketsbrae allotments

There are allotments at Brocketsbrae which are managed and run by Lesmahagow Development Trust.

Facilities & access

There are shops, places to eat and public toilets in Lesmahagow.

Getting here

From the Carlisle Road (B7078), take Eastwood Road (B7018) towards Lanark/Brocketsbrae. The woodland is about ¼ mile along the road on the left. On street parking is available near the village hall.

Using SatNav?

ML11 9PS is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Buses serve the Eastwood estate in Lesmahagow, about ½ mile away. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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