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Cathkin Braes

39A Cathkin Rd, Glasgow G42 9UJ, UK

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Grasslands
Parks
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

About Cathkin Braes

Rising over 200 meters, Cathkin Braes is an area of hills and includes the highest point of city of Glasgow. Cathkin Braes is ideal for hiking and mountain biking.



Attractions near Cathkin Braes

Holmwood House2.93km from Cathkin Braes

Constructed in 1858, Holmwood House is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by the Scottish architect Alexander "Greek" Thomson. The villa retains much of its original interior decor and it may have been influenced the works of many othor proto-modernist architects.

Glasgow Green5.93km from Cathkin Braes

Glasgow Green is the oldest park of Glasgow City. Located in the middle of the city, it contians a number of monuments, fountains and other recreational spaces.

People's Palace and Winter Gardens6.19km from Cathkin Braes

Opened in 1898, People's Palace and Winter Gardens is a museum and glasshouse. At the time of its inception, the building was located in the most unhealthy and over crowded part of the city and it was intended to provide a cultural centre for the people. From the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history, shocasing the story of the people and the city of Glasgow from 1750 to present.

The Barras Market6.59km from Cathkin Braes

The Barras is a major street and indoor weekend market. The market consists of both indoor and outdoor shops, and the shops here sells anything from fruits and vegetables to antiques and collectables.

Scotland Street School Museum6.85km from Cathkin Braes

Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education, located in a former school designed by the Scotish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The activities at the museum includes participating in Victorian classroom situation, with actors performing teachers who impose strict discipline.

Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew6.88km from Cathkin Braes

Dedicated to the patron saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew, Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew is the seat of the Archbishop of Glasgow. The cathedral was designed in 1814 in the Neo Gothic style by the 19th century prominent architect James Gillespie Graham.

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Most populous city in Scotland. It is the fifth most visited city in United Kingdom.