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West Forth

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New forest in gently rolling countryside

A new forest is growing on the gently rolling countryside around West Forth, criss-crossed with paths and tracks that are great for walking, cycling or horse riding. There are wide views towards the Southern Uplands and the Border hills, and wildflowers at your feet.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Picnic area
Picnic area

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

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

Forth village is on the A706 between Lanark and Whitburn. Starting points for the various trails are in the trail descriptions. There’s plenty of space to park in the village, but please leave space for residents’ cars.

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Nearest postcode: ML11 8ED

Public transport

Buses serve the village of Forth. Check Traveline Scotland for details.

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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Nearby forests

Ruined building on open land with extensive forest beyond

A vital site of Scotland's Industrial Revolution, now home to wildflowers and butterflies

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
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Parking
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'West Forth': 1.03 miles
Tree leaves turning yellow in autumn

Coal mining country reclaimed by woodland and wildlife

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'West Forth': 4.65 miles
Forest pathway surrounded by green trees

Wood with space for walkers, joggers, riders and wildlife

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'West Forth': 5.10 miles