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We look forward to welcoming you this summer. To enjoy your visit safely please plan ahead, follow local signage and park considerately.

Dean Plantation

Where we are

COVID-19 update

Enjoy your visit safely:

  • Read our Covid-19 Information in advance of your visit.
  • Most of our forests and facilities are open, but use our website to check before you travel.
  • Do not light campfires or use disposable barbecues.
  • Park considerately, taking care not to park on verges or block gates or roads.

About

Attractive forest with a carpet of bluebells in Spring

This long-established forest is an attractive mix of conifers and broadleaved woodland. It’s a great place for a walk, and you can get here straight from town along the West Fife Cycle Way. Come in May to see the haze of bluebells along Pitfirrane Dean burn.

Do take care when exploring the 4 ½ miles of trails here, as there are some uneven surfaces and very steep slopes.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking

There are places to eat and public toilets in Dunfermline.

Car parking information

There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.

More about parking

Getting here

Dean Plantation is on the west side of Lundin Road, west of Dunfermline. Turn north onto Lundin Road at Crossford, or follow the signs for Crossford from Carnock Road/A907.

There is parking for four cars at the wood itself. Alternatively, park at the end of the West Fife Cycle Way on William Street in Dunfermline and follow the easy walk or cycle of just 1 ¼ miles to the forest.

Using SatNav?

KY12 8QP is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Buses from Dunfermline to Carnock pass the junction with Lundin Road, ½ mile from the forest. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Distance from 'Dean Plantation': 3.02 miles
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Distance from 'Dean Plantation': 3.81 miles
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Distance from 'Dean Plantation': 4.78 miles

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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