Festive Folklore and Fire 10/12/23

The history of Christmas is filled with fairytales and folklore.Follow us along a trail with stops along the way for fun legends and tales, finishing up with with stories and […]

Scavenger Hunt 12/10/23

Explore the forest and sharpen your senses. Discover your local woodland by having a closer look at shapes, colours and textures. PLEASE BRING SUITABLE FOOTWEAR AND WARM, WATERPROOFCLOTHING. FEEL FREE […]

Awesome Autumn 2023

Leaves are on the turn, fungi is flourishing and the woods are awash with rich colours. Join us to celebrate the season’s finery, creating some beautiful leaf print art and […]

FAQ News

Why are you allowing a private nursery to build for free and rent free in the woods?

One of the aims of CCDT is to promote the use of the woods for educational purposes. Cambusbarron Village Nursery CIC has been running Forest Kindergarten type sessions in the […]


Replanting our Residential Boundary

Today is a date to be noted in Gillies Hill Community Woodland history as it’s the first significant area of replanting that has been carried out in over 50 years […]

Community Woodland News

New Community Forest Manager

The CCDT is pleased to announce that, following our advertisement and selection process, we have appointed our new Community Forest Manager, Amos Higgins. Amos is no stranger to the woods […]