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We look forward to welcoming you to Scotland's forests. To enjoy your visit safely please plan ahead, follow local signage and park considerately.


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.
  • Take care on or around open water. Find out more on our Water Safety page.


Escape from the buzz of the motorway in this young forest

Just a few hundred yards from the hum of traffic on the M8, strolling the wide paths of this new forest are a surprisingly peaceful way to clear your head or walk the dog.

Facilities and access

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The nearest public toilets and places to eat are in Harthill and Shotts.

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

Eastfield is on the north side of the B717 at West Benhar. Following West Benhar Road from Eastfield, the car park will appear on the right after a one minute drive.

Using SatNav?

ML7 5TG is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Local bus services stop at Eastfield, but there is a fifteen minute walk to the woodland. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Nearby forests

Tree leaves turning yellow in autumn

Coal mining country reclaimed by woodland and wildlife

Facilities and activities
Distance from 'Eastfield': 2.32 miles
Forest pathway surrounded by green trees

Wood with space for walkers, joggers, riders and wildlife

Facilities and activities
Distance from 'Eastfield': 2.37 miles
Long grass and trees around a path

Quiet, local woodland on the edge of Airdrie

Facilities and activities
Distance from 'Eastfield': 4.24 miles

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