GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Binning Wood

2 miles (3.5 km)

These peaceful woods in East Lothian have some nice trails and good bird watching opportunities. Look out for Jays, Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Nuthatches on your walk. You may also see otters in the pond or the pretty burn that runs through the woods. Other features include a number of lovely circular clearings and several small car parks around the perimeter.
The site is located close to John Muir Country Park which is a great place to extend your walk. In the park there's lovely beaches and a wide variety of plantlife and birdlife to look out for.


EH40 3DT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Binning Wood OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Binning Wood Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Binning Wood - - 1044975

Binning Wood. Many nature trails have been created through Binning Wood. This sign warns that "ALL" dogs must be kept on the lead due to wildlife conservation work.

Pathway into Binning Wood - - 1376789

Pathway into the wood. The view from the gate at the main road of one of the pathways into Binning Wood.

Orienteering in Binning Wood. - - 5725

Orienteering in Binning Wood. Binning is one of the few large woodlands in East Lothian. An example of recreational use.

Edge of Binning Wood - - 1312615

Edge of Binning Wood. The unseen Peffer Burn divides Binning Wood from farmland.

Clearing in Binning Wood - - 5724

Clearing in Binning Wood. The wood is famed for its clearings with radiating rides. Based on French hunting forests.

Road running between the Oak and Bining Woods - - 1443788

Road running between the Oak and Bining Woods


GPS Files

GPX File

Binning Wood.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Binning Wood.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)