If you have been enjoying a walk on Easter Craiglockhart Hill and have come across any flowers, trees or wildlife that you would like to identify or know more about then help is at hand. iSpot is a website, provided by the Open University, aimed at helping anyone identify anything in nature. Once you’ve registered, […]
The FCWNT Autumn Newsletter has been issued and is now available on the downloads page. This is the last newsletter to be printed and distributed in an effort to reduce the volume of paper being used and all future newsletter will be issued by email and posted to this website. Don’t miss out on your newsletters! If […]
There is a Nature Trail clean up event on Saturday 23rd October which gives everyone a chance to help collect litter from the woods area. Gloves, bags and litter pickers will be provided. Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is appreciated.
Please view the video of the Flag Raising Ceremony celebrating our success having again been awarded a Green Flag for the quality of the LNR for a second year in a row. This is a great achievement. There are only 26 other parks and green spaces across the whole of Scotland that have been judged to […]
We had one of our best turnouts for the Summer Fete this year helped by a greater number of stalls and attractions than usual. We were also helped by the glorious weather with the first batch of ice cream selling out in a record 45 minutes! Money raised was up on last year at £1,900 and we […]
There is a Trail Workday this Sunday which gives everyone a chance to help tidy up the woods area in preparation for a long, warm summer! Gloves, bags and pickers will be provided. Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is […]
Today we launch our new website which we hope will be useful and informative to members of The Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail Group and others wishing to visit the local nature reserve. Many thanks to Lunaria Web Design for their continued help and support.
The Craiglockhart Pond swans have seen their clutch of eggs hatch revealing nine lovely cygnets. The whole family can be seen feeding on the pond.
2009 was a year of change for the Craiglockhart Woods Group. After discussions with The Friends of Craiglockhart Nature Trail committee, we agreed to merge our two groups to create a new group: Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail (FCWNT) As well as continuing to preserve and improve our local woods, the new group focuses […]