COVID-19 and Forestry and Land Scotland
FLS has reduced its operations to felling that is contributing to essential business requirements to help keep Scotland ticking over. Our staff are working from home where possible; staff who are working continue to practise social distancing rigorously following Government and NHS guidance to keep safe.
Fresh air and being outdoors benefits physical and mental health and well-being, and for local visitors the majority of walking trails on Scotland’s national forests and land remain open. Be aware that staff cannot maintain our standard checks and maintenance. All our mountain biking trails and all car parks are closed.
All visitors are reminded to maintain social distance at all times.
Open grass meadows, ponds and panoramic views
The Cleddans Burn winds its way through this lovely patch of open grassland and young woodland. Follow the wide, surfaced path and discover spectacular views across the city and up to the rocky ridge of the Kilpatrick Hills.
This wood is home to a surprising array of wildlife. Listen out for water voles as they splash into the burn and watch for butterflies and other insects dancing amongst the colourful wildflowers in the summer.
The Drumchapel Way loop
If you fancy a longer walk, why not follow the 4 ½ miles Drumchapel Way loop, which connects Cleddans Burn, the two Garscadden Woods and Garscadden Burn Park? Download our Guide to The woods around Drumchapel (PDF 1.1MB) to see a map.
Glasgow Life Health Walks
Cleddans Burn is regularly visited by Glasgow Life's Health Walks - fun, free, easy walks up to an hour long led by volunteers. They are deal for meeting new people and exploring Glasgow's lovely parks and greenspaces. Use their Activity Finder to find one near you.
Facilities & access
You can find refreshments and toilets at Drumchapel Community Centre on Kinfauns Drive. There are more places to eat, drink and shop in Drumchapel and at nearby Clydebank and Knightswood.
Cleddans Burn wood lies on the west edge of Drumchapel. There are a number of entrances, with The Antonine Road and the north end of Achamore Road the easiest to find.
There is no formal car park here but plenty of on-street parking nearby.
G15 8HF is the nearest postcode for the Achamore Road entrance.
Drumry train station is 15 minutes walk from the south end of Cleddans Burn. Local buses serve The Antonine Road at the south end and Achamore Road at the north end. Find details at Traveline Scotland.
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