Carnie Woods Now Open Again

I’m pleased to announce that Carnie Woods is now open to the public, subject to the public using the site responsibly. Currently there are no plans in place for replanting the site, nor replacing footpaths but  these will be discussed soon.



Simon Whitworth | Acting Countryside OfficerAberdeen City Council | Environmental Services | Operations & Protective Services

Carnie Woods storm damage clearance

Access to Carnie Woods will be restricted for essential forestry work from 6th July for approximately 1 month. This will include closure of the car park.

Users of the Orbital Trail can still connect from the waymarker posts on Peregrine Road and Mackie Place via Straik Road and Carnie Crescent.

WECC Meetings on 9th June

Westhill & Elrick Community Council are holding the AGM and the normal meeting after it on Thursday 9th June at 7pm, at the Holiday Inn and via Zoom.
Links to the Agendas for both meetings are below.

At the AGM there will be a short presentation from the local Citizens Advice Bureau

If any members of the public would like to attend please email the secretary at

If you have any suggestions or concerns you wish to have discussed at the normal meeting please  advise by Tuesday 7th June