Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

Community woodland near Cowdenbeath with lovely tarmac routes through woodland and scrubland. Great for birdwatching and stunning views of nearby countryside. The path widths across the walk are approximately 1.2m

Surveyed by: Craig Gilbert, April 2012 (Spring)
Accessibility Rating: 3More Information
Distance: 1.6 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: Two car parks - one from a layby on the A909. The other is nestled in a new housing estate off Leuchatsbeath Drive.
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No

Full Profile

View of car park from path - accessible via new housing estate off Leuchatsbeath Drive

CarPark View of car park from path - accessible via new housing estate off Leuchatsbeath Drive

Path leads up to
information panels. Loop starts on path to left before panels.

Information Path leads up to information panels. Loop starts on path to left before panels.

 

Path

Path undulates up and down with slight gradient.

Path Path undulates up and down with slight gradient.

 

Path

 

Path

Turn right at this junction

Direction Turn right at this junction

Slightly uphill.

Path Slightly uphill.

Lovely views

Path Lovely views

 

Path

Gate (one of three) to other routes in the woodland - continue on path

Gate Gate (one of three) to other routes in the woodland - continue on path

Undulating path once more - slightly uphill in places.

Path Undulating path once more - slightly uphill in places.

 

Path

Picnic table/seat

Seat Picnic table/seat

 

Path

Loop back to the interpretation panels. To continue on second loop go left and downhill.

Path Loop back to the interpretation panels. To continue on second loop go left and downhill.

 

Path

Downhill to pond feature

Path Downhill to pond feature

Go right around the pond

Feature of Interest Go right around the pond

Gate to woodland walk. Gate is 1.2m wide, not suitable for disabled access. Continue on loop round pond.

Gate Gate to woodland walk. Gate is 1.2m wide, not suitable for disabled access. Continue on loop round pond.

Information panel by pond

Feature of Interest Information panel by pond

Information panel. Follow path and keep on same path, ignoring turnings right.

Information Information panel. Follow path and keep on same path, ignoring turnings right.

View from here

View View from here

Continue along path, and keep going uphill, following right hand path back towards interpretation panels. Steeper here.

Gradient Continue along path, and keep going uphill, following right hand path back towards interpretation panels. Steeper here.

Uphill slope.

Path Uphill slope.

Uphill slope.

Path Uphill slope.

Path leads uphill slightly back to interpretation panels. From here proceed back to car park.
Gradient slightly steep.

Gradient Path leads uphill slightly back to interpretation panels. From here proceed back to car park. Gradient slightly steep.

Leuchatsbeath Community Woodland Phototrail

 

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Accessibility Info Amenities Info Facilities Info Features Info Way Finding Info
Barrier
Clearance
Gate
Gradient
Obstacle
Seat
Step
Surface
Visibility
Width
Accessible toilets
Blue Badge parking bays
CarPark
Public Transport
Toilets
Bird Hide
Boating
Cafe
Fishing
Museum & Heritage
Shelter
Viewing Platform
Visitor Centre
Water  Sports Centre
Wildlife
Feature of Interest
Information
View
Direction
End
Path
Start

 

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