Explore the beautiful scenery throughout the grounds of Wiston Lodge. (Photo Credit: Ross Campbell)

Wildfire Festival takes place within the beautiful grounds of Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire.

Throughout the year, Wiston Lodge functions as a residential centre that specialises in Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED) for young people and at-risk adults. The venue also offers a wealth of Outdoor Adventure, Nature Connection and Music & Art activities.

For more information about the work taking place at Wiston Lodge, visit www.wistonlodge.co.uk



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From Edinburgh (36 miles - 1 hour)

Take the A702 through Biggar. After a half mile, turn right onto the A72. Follow the A72 through Symington village and take the next left at the T-junction onto the A73. Proceed for about 4 miles, turn right to Wiston after the double bend and just before the bridge. Wiston Lodge is through the village on the right-hand side of the road next to the school.

From Glasgow (40 miles - 1 hour)

Take the M74 to Exit 11 (Happendon Services), then follow the A70 towards Edinburgh through Rigside village. Turn right at the top of the hill towards Wiston on the B7055. Wiston Lodge is 5 miles down the road on the left-hand side beside the school.

From the South

Take the M74 North to Exit 13 (Abington Services) then take the A702 (Biggar/Edinburgh) straight on the A73 towards Lanark (do not take the right turn towards Biggar/Edinburgh). Continue on until reaching Wiston. Turn left and proceed through the village. Wiston Lodge is on the right beside the school.

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