Wednesday, 22 September 2021
This forest occupies the moorland between Fauldhouse and Whitburn. Covering land that was previously mined for Coal, Iron and Clay. This restored forest area is home to a wide range of wildlife which occupy the trees and ponds.
The 2.5 km surfaced route is popular with walkers, dog walkers and the occasional cyclist and horse rider. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the Forest or views over the Breich Valley from the higher ground.
There are shops, public toilets and places to eat in Fauldhouse village.
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.
Fauldhouse forest covers a vast area between Faulhouse village and Harthill, almost reaching to Shotts in the west. There are lots of entrances (and places to park) on the north side of Fauldhouse village and along Harthill Road.
EH47 9HR is the nearest postcode.
It's easy to get to Fauldhouse by public transport: buses serve the village, and Fauldhouse station is on the Edinburgh to Glasgow Central line. The most direct entrance to the forest is to head east from the station, turning left onto Caledonian Road. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
Escape from the buzz of the motorway in this young forest
Wood with space for walkers, joggers, riders and wildlife