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Some visitor centres are open – check individual web pages for more information. Our trails, toilets and car parks remain open. Plan ahead and enjoy your visit safely.

Dean Plantation

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COVID-19 update

Some FLS visitor centres are offering a reduced service, with walking and mountain bike trails remaining open, as are most toilets and car parks. Please check below for local updates on any closures.

We want to ensure your visit is an enjoyable and safe one.

Make sure you follow the Scottish Government’s FACTS advice – helping to protect yourself, your family and your local community, and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code helping to keep Scotland beautiful.

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 & access

There are places to eat and public toilets in Dunfermline.

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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