About Wood of Cree
The Wood of Cree is the largest ancient wood in southern Scotland. In spring, the woodland really comes alive, with bluebells on the ground and birdsong in the air. You'll hear pied flycatchers and warblers.
The wood is the perfect place to see willow tits, which are declining in the UK, as well as barn and tawny owls, and visitors such as redstarts and garden warblers. While you're here, spend some time on the otter platform and look out onto the river, which is teeming with life throughout the year.
Open at all times.
Free, but donations to help us continue our work here are welcome.
Information for dog owners
Dogs are only allowed on public footpaths and bridleways. You are welcome to visit with your dog, provided it is kept under proper control