Where we are

Once an opencast mine, now a sheltered woodland

A former opencast mine reclaimed for nature, Muirkirk is a peaceful, sheltered place full of wildflowers, insects and birds. A network of tarmac and earth paths make Muirkirk a lovely visit for all the family.

Facilities & access

There are shops and places to eat in Muirkirk.

Getting here

This recently planted forest is on the west side of Muirkirk on the A70. Parking is available in a large layby on the south side of the road - look out for the totem pole.

Using SatNav?

KA18 3QF is the nearest postcode, on the edge of Muirkirk village.

Public transport

Buses between Cumnock and Muirkirk pass the forest. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

Get in touch

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0300 067 6700
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