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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.

Nethan Valley

Where we are

Nethan Valley 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.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.

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.

Enjoy a short stroll to the River Nethan

A short path amongst mature trees that leads down to the River Nethan. The colours in spring and autumn can be glorious.

Facilities & access

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

Getting here

Head south from Lesmahagow on Balgary Road/Coalburn Road. The path to Nethan Valley begins about ½ mile south of the village at a small lay-by on the right, which has parking for two cars.

Using SatNav?

ML11 0JR is the nearest postcode, but is within the industrial estate on the outskirts of Lesmahagow.

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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