On the 20th of August 2015 the board of the met to decide which community purchase projects to support. To our great delight our application was successful and the board agreed to fund 80% (196,000) of the purchase price of the wood.

SLF Press Release

Kincardineshire Forest School are currently using the Wood to hold Nature Kindergarten sessions. Dawn (an experienced early years teacher), and Grace (a storyteller and musician), are passionate about getting people outside and helping children learn and develop in a natural, nurturing environment. Children between the ages of 3 and 5 are welcome to join us on Wednesday mornings for play and adventures. Parents and siblings are welcome to stay but can feel free to leave one their child is settled with us. You can also find us on Facebook - Kincardineshire Forest School.

Friends of MWT


The North Kincardine Rural Community Council (NKRCC) and Maryculter Woodland Trust have the common goal of supporting the local community. The NKRCC have provided advice, support and funding for the MWT and we urge residents of the Maryculter area to attend the monthly meetings which are an invaluable source of local knowledge and great way to find out what is going on in the area.

Stan Brooks, Sculptor

Many of our visitors will have seen the 'Nest' a living sculpture by Aberdeenshire artist Stan Brooks. Please visit Stan's website to see some of his other projects

Esslemont Marquees

We highly recommend Esslemont Marquees for their excellent service and high quality marquees.

Official Bodies and Regulators

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator - MWT Entry


The Scottish Forestry Commission's National Forest Land Scheme NFLS