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Wester Moffat

Where we are

COVID-19 update

Enjoy your visit safely:

  • Read our COVID-19 Information in advance of your visit.
  • Most of our forests and facilities are open, but use our website to check before you travel.
  • Do not light campfires or use disposable barbecues.
  • Park considerately, taking care not to park on verges or block gates or roads.
  • Take care on or around open water. Find out more on our Water Safety page.

About

Quiet, local woodland on the edge of Airdrie

This calm woodland on the edge of the town is a great place for a stroll, a picnic or walk with the dog beside the Calder Water.

There’s just over a mile of gravel paths through the wood, which are ideal for walking, cycling or running – but be prepared for some long moderate slopes. There is also an 800 metre easy route which has been added to the top of the site, offering a firm, flat route for those short of time or looking for something less strenuous.

Activities

Explore further

You can extend the route here along the river by following the North Calder Heritage Trail, a 10 mile (16km) walking and cycling route between Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge in Coatbridge and Hillend Reservoir at Caldercruix.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking

You’ll find plenty of places to eat, drink and shop, and public toilets, in the centre of Airdrie.

Parking at Wester Moffat

There is a small car park on site, with room for three cars, if this area is full there is plenty of on-street parking nearby

Car parking information

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.

More about parking

Getting here

Small car park on Towers Road and on street parking available locally.

Nearest postcode: ML6 8LP

Public transport

There are regular trains from Glasgow and Bathgate to Airdrie. Find details at Traveline Scotland.

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Nearby forests

Close up of wild grasses

Community woodland with views over Airdrie

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Distance from 'Wester Moffat': 0.71 miles
Close up of small purple flowers

Colourful wildflower meadows on the edge of the city

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Cycling
Cycling
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Horse riding
Horse riding
Distance from 'Wester Moffat': 3.64 miles
View across loch towards church towers

A mix of landscapes on the edge of Easterhouse

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Cycling
Cycling
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Horse riding
Horse riding
Distance from 'Wester Moffat': 4.17 miles

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