Lang Craigs SSSI, north of Dumbarton, has recently been purchased by the Woodlands Trust. The basalt cliffs offer spectacular views up and down the Clyde estuary, with Dumbarton Rock a prominent feature. Below the Craigs, there is an unusually accessible example of an extensive post-glacial landslip. The Trust is developing a project to create new native woodland below the cliffs and to engage the local community and schools in tree-planting events. Following consultation with Strathclyde Geoconservation Group, corridors will be left free of trees to give the public clear views of the geology of the area.
Further information: Woodland Trust website.