Lang Craigs

250 ha of outstanding sheltered glens, rolling hills and rugged moorland.

What's There

A mix of ancient woodland and recent planting, sheltered glens, jagged outcrops, from which its takes it name and rugged moorland lies in a spectacular setting at the foot of the Kilpatrick Hills.

Approximately 1.5km to the north of Milton. It comprises of a southwest facing basalt outcrop with rock ledges supporting species rich tall herb communities.

The Woodland Trust’s largest site in the west of Scotland, it offers superb hiking, fascinating flora, an abundance of wildlife and wonderful views of the Clyde, Dumbarton Rock and Ben Lomond.

It is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), and one of the 14 Commonwealth Woods chosen as part of the Legacy of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Over the next few years more than 200,000 trees, including oak, birch and Scots pine, will be planted at the site.

Lang Craigs
Lang Craigs
Lang Craigs


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