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.
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 & access
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
Small car park on Towers Road and on street parking available locally.
Nearest postcode: ML6 8LP
There are regular trains from Glasgow and Bathgate to Airdrie. Find details at Traveline Scotland.
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