Forrestburn – how to get there

Forrestburn Speed Hill Climb

Forrestburn Speed Hill Climb is located just to the north of Forrestburn Reservoir near Harthill in Central Scotland. It is 28 miles from Edinburgh and 21 miles from Glasgow. Forrestburn is on OS Sheet 65, Grid Reference: 86106490 GPS: 55°51’50.36″N 3°49’14.51″W.

Please respect our neighbours and their animals – they are mainly working farms and won’t appreciate spirited driving on the public roads. If you are a spectator, park in the areas provided and signposted. Please do not drive through the paddock or on areas used by competitors.

From the M8
Leave the M8 at Junction 5 (Shotts and Harthill). At the T-Junction with the B7066 Hirst Road turn right and continue for 0.9 miles. Take the 1st right onto House O’ Muir Rd. Continue straight onto Forrest Rd for 1.1 miles. Forrestburn is on your right.

From the A89
From the west, after Caldercruix, continue on the A89 for two miles until the Forrest Road turn-off on your right. From the east, Forrest Road is 2.2 miles west of Blackridge. Take Forrest Road and continue for 1.4 miles. Forrestburn is on your left.

The weather
The weather at Forrestburn is legendary – dry and warm in Glasgow or Edinburgh? Wet and Windy at Forrestburn. But it can be very pleasant.