Greenoakhill

Where we are

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 and trail map (PDF 980KB)

Getting here

There are three entrances to Greenoakhill:

  • 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.
  • On Hamilton Road, just next to The Mailcoach pub.
  • There is also an entrance towards the Carmyle end of the woodland, although it can only be accessed via the parkland next to Estate Road and River Road.

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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0300 067 6700
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