Kilsyth Hills - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Kilsyth Hills
Kilsyth is a town and civil parish in North Lanarkshire, roughly halfway between Glasgow and Stirling in Scotland. The estimated population is 9,860. The town is famous for the Battle of Kilsyth and the religious revivals of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The town now has links with Cumbernauld at one time being part of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth District Council. The towns also have the same members of parliament at Holyrood and Westminster.
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Attractions Near Kilsyth Hills
2.32km from Kilsyth Hills
Allanfauld is a family farm run by Archie and Libby MacGregor, situated close to the town of Kilsyth, deep in the heart of the Scottish countryside. They offer comfortable and relaxing accommodation on a working beef and sheep farm, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience.
3.13km from Kilsyth Hills
Burngreen park situated between the Ebroch and Garrel burns covers an area of one hectare. It is a formal park with attractive floral displays and green spaces. Other features include the war memorial for the people of Kilsyth and the recently restored bandstand and drinking fountain.
Duncarron Medieval Village
3.49km from Kilsyth Hills
Duncarron Medieval Village is a medieval fortified village currently under construction and run by the Clanranald Trust. Francis Lopez, Screen Commission Assistant, recently went on a recce of the site to find out more. The medieval village is being built with the help of volunteers from all walks of life, and is intended to preserve and disseminate Scottish culture and heritage through education, active participation and entertainment.
Carron Valley Reservoir
3.57km from Kilsyth Hills
Carron Valley reservoir is one of the most scenic trout fisheries in Scotland. Carron Valley is a popular place for outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking and the reservoir offers one of the most scenic trout fisheries in Scotland.
Colzium Estate and Museum
3.85km from Kilsyth Hills
Colzium House was once the seat of the Edmonstone family but became the property of the Burgh of Kilsyth after the Second World War. Built in 1783, it was substantially enlarged in 1861. Much of the original building was pulled down in the late 1940s, due to dry rot, but the Victorian frontage and wings survive to form the house we see today.
3.92km from Kilsyth Hills
Auchinstarry Quarry is a central belt Dolerite quarry near Croy, that has been landscaped to provide a pleasant enough venue. Has the benefit of being close to a main line train-station, making it easy to reach for those in Glasgow or Edinburgh without a car. For those with a car, parking is very close - one of those belay from the car venues. It is a very popular rock-climbing destination, boasting a very wide range of climbing.
Discover More Attractions in North Lanarkshire, Home of Kilsyth Hills
North Lanarkshire is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders the northeast of the City of Glasgow and contains many of Glasgow's suburbs and commuter towns and villages. It also borders East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Stirling, South Lanarkshire and West Lothian. The council covers parts of the traditional counties of Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire and Stirlingshire.