|Scottish Gaelic: Coille Tor|
Cottages at the south of Torwood
Torwood shown within the Falkirk council area
|OS grid reference|
|– Edinburgh||26.8 mi (43.1 km) ESE|
|– London||349 mi (562 km) SSE|
|Lieutenancy area||Stirling and Falkirk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Scottish Parliament||Falkirk West|
Torwood (Scottish Gaelic: Coille Tor) is a small village located 2 miles (3.2 km) north-northwest of Larbert, 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Falkirk and 6 miles (9.7 km) south-southeast of Stirling. Torwood lies within the Falkirk Council area of Scotland.
The A9 road between Bannockburn and Camelon runs through the village. Torwood Has 3 streets: Castle Crescent, Forester Gait & Glen Road. Glen Road leads on to Torwood Castle, Quarry and Broch. The population recorded in the 2011 Census was 245.
The Forresters used to own the lands of Torwood and the castle but now a private trust owns the castle. Forrester Gait was named after the family.
- "Settlement Population and Household Estimates". Falkirk Council. November 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
- "Torwood Castle (Torwoodhead Castle)". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
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