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Wood with space for walkers, joggers, riders and wildlife

Full of wildlife, including birds, dragonflies, butterflies and wildflowers, Mossband is popular with joggers, dog walkers and horse riders from nearby Shotts.

While it it can be muddy in places, the edges of the wood are suitable for a casual stroll. Shotts Nature Park, with its surfaced path network and occasional views over the Mossband Bog, is just next door too.

Facilities and access


There are public toilets, shops and places to eat in Shotts.

Car parking information

There is no charge to park at this woodland. Please park with care and consideration, and do not block pedestrian and vehicles access points.

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Getting here

There is no car park at Mossband, but it’s an easy walk to the forest from Shotts. Follow Deas Road, a track leading off Shottskirk Road, past Shotts Nature Park. Mossband is on the right.

Using SatNav?

ML7 4EU is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

Buses and trains serve Shotts. Check Traveline Scotland for details.

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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