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Lochend Burn

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COVID-19 has changed the way we do lots of things we do. 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.

Colourful wildflower meadows on the edge of the city

Follow the tree-lined path beside the Lochend Burn to reach a grassy meadow and the open fields beyond. In summer, the meadow is a carpet of wildflowers and buzzing with insects. Look out for colourful butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies zooming around the marshy banks of the burn. The well-surfaced path beside the burn is ideal for walking and jogging, and suitable for buggies and pushchairs.

Lochend Burn is part of the Seven Lochs Wetland Park, Scotland's largest urban nature park.

Guide map to Lochend Burn (PDF 7.2MB)

Facilities & access

You can find toilets and places to eat and drink at nearby Platform or Glasgow Fort retail park.

Getting here

Lochend Burn wood lies just north-east of Easterhouse, not far from Junction 10 on the M8.

From Westerhouse Road, turn north onto Lochend Road near Easterhouse Police Station and John Wheatley College. Follow Lochend Road for about a mile, looking out for the Easterhouse bus terminus. The entrance to the wood is on Lochend Road less than 50m after the bus terminus.

There is no car park for the wood but plenty of on-street parking nearby.

Using SatNav?

G34 0EP is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The trail begins less than 50m along Lochend Road from Easterhouse Bus Terminus. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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