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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.


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Greenoakhill Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

From a landfill site to a wildlife-filled woodland

An ongoing project to transform a former landfill site into a green oasis on the edge of Glasgow. The first phase of the restored site is now open, with newly planted trees, paths and benches.

Wander through the newly planted woodland overlooking the banks of the River Clyde. Keep an eye open for birds and butterflies.

Greenoakhill access map (PDF 1.39MB)

Getting here

Follow the sign for the Scottish Water Treatment works near the entrance to Daldowie Crematorium. The entrance is 150 yards along this road on the right. 

Hamilton Road Gate: Access through is gate is restricted due to ongoing operations, visitors must be escorted by FLS staff to access this section of the site.

Using SatNav?

G71 7RX is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The nearest train station is at Mount Vernon - It's a 15 minute walk east to the Hamilton Road entrance. Carmyle station is also a 15 minute walk from the parkland at the western end of Greenoakhill. Numerous bus services travel along Hamilton Road which skirts the north side of the woodland. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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