Craiglockhart (Magic) Woods

Despite the threat of snow and ice, this years “Magic Woods” event took place as planned on Saturday, 23 April. Although it was very cold on top of the hill the weather wasn’t too bad and everyone enjoyed an exciting adventure in the woods helping in the search for the elusive “Crow”.


The Venue for this year’s AGM has been changed from Craiglockhart Tennis Centre to the Meggetland Sports Complex Sorry for any inconvenience. All others details remain unchanged. The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail will take place on Tuesday 5th March 2013 at 7.00 for 7.30. Refreshments will be […]

Wild Food and Medicine in the Woods

On a bleak Thursday morning in September, fifteen hardy souls braved the cold and wind to discover what was available out there in our woods for us to eat or to use as medicine for our ailments and aches and pains. And learn we did. The knowledge and passion of our guide, Anna of Floramedica, […]

Wild Food and Medicine in the Woods

Used for centuries as food and medicine, wild plants are a treasure trove on our own doorstep- for free! Please come along and join us with Anna of Floramedica on a sociable walk on the wild side in Craiglockhart Woods to identify and collect some nutritious seasonal plants and explore their history, lore and uses […]

Picnic Lunch in the Woods

Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail Invite you to a Picnic Lunch in the Woods On Sunday 3 June 2012 from 12.00-3.00pm Come and enjoy a lunch with all your friends and neighbours at the old Curling Rink at the end of Craiglockhart Terrace from 12.00-3.00pm on Sunday 3 June. This year instead of […]

Magical numbers

The Magical Woodland Walk took place in Craiglockhart Woods on Saturday 17th March. The event started at around 3pm, and although a bit slippery unederfoot the weather was great. We are not sure what size of audience was anticapted but we are sure the crowds that turned up far exceeded expectations. The experience was aimed primarily […]

Annual General Meeting, Thursday 8th March

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail will take place on Thursday 8 March 2012 at 7.00 for 7.30 at the Craiglockhart Tennis Centre.  Refreshments will be available from 7.00pm.  The AGM will start at 7.30 and will be followed by a short presentation by a guest speaker – […]

Invitation – Green Flag Award Celebration

Easter Craiglockhart Hill Local Nature Reserve was one of the first green spaces in Scotland to gain a Green Flag. In recognition of our continuing high standards we have been awarded a Green Flag again this year for 2011.  You are invited to join us at our Green Flag Award celebration on Thursday 3 November […]