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Todds Well offers a mix of open heath, wildflower meadows and young woodland. On a clear day, you will see open views over rolling farmland, the Campsie Fells and all the way to Ben Lomond. It's a great place for spotting wildlife too, with a variety of warblers, birds of prey, moths, foxes and deer all making regular visits.
There's a network of about a mile of wide, smooth and trails across the site - ideal for walking, cycling and pushchairs.
Todds Well is part of the Seven Lochs Wetland Park, Scotland's largest urban nature park.
You can find toilets and plenty of places to eat, drink and shop at nearby Glasgow Fort retail park. There are also toilets at GESH Community Centre in Garthamlock and Easterhouse Health Centre.
There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.
Todds Well lies just to the west of Easterhouse, not far from Junction 10 on the M8. There are entrances at the north end of Conisborough Road and on Auchinlea Road, opposite the turn-off to Glasgow Fort retail park.
There is no formal car park for the wood but plenty of on-street parking nearby.
G34 9QD is the nearest postcode.
There are lots of local bus services, with stops on Auchinlea Road, Conisborough Road and at Glasgow Fort. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
A mix of landscapes on the edge of Easterhouse
Colourful wildflower meadows on the edge of the city