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About Duncolm

A majestic hill in Scotland. It is the highest point in both West Dunbartonshire and the Kilpatrick Hills, at an elevation of 401 metres. It lies near Loch Humphrey. There is an easy path to the summit from the south-west, which passes over two subsidiary peaks, Little Duncolm and Middle Duncolm. It is also a beautiful location which offers you good views of this area.

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Kilpatrick Hills

Kilpatrick Hills

1.13km from Duncolm

The Kilpatrick Hills are a range of hills in central Scotland, stretching from Dumbarton in the west to Strathblane in the east. It provide the perfect place for outdoor recreation in West Dunbartonshire and the wider Glasgow area. The Kilpatricks offer a number of viewpoints and places of interest: among the best known are Doughnot Hill and The Whangie. The area features several reservoirs. The hills are of volcanic origin, modified by subsequent glaciation.

Burncrooks Reservoir

Burncrooks Reservoir

2.23km from Duncolm

Burncrooks reservoir is a man-made body of water that offers a picturesque walk as part of the John Muir Way between Balloch and Strathblane. There are good well maintained walking paths running around the lake with fine views to the Luss hills, Arrochar Alps and Ben Lomond.

Cochno Loch

Cochno Loch

2.32km from Duncolm

Cochno Loch is a lake in Scotland, United Kingdom. It has an elevation of 296 metres. Cochno Loch is situated northwest of Faifley, southeast of Kilpatrick Hills.It offers a picnic area and also fishing is possible here.

Overtoun House

Overtoun House

4.8km from Duncolm

A beautiful and stunning country house in West Dunbartonshire. Overlooking the town of Dumbarton and the River Clyde. It boasts historic gardens, picnic areas, Victorian architecture and wonderful wildlife. It is now home to a Centre for Hope and Healing, a tearoom serving snacks, hot and cold drinks and homebaked cakes and also it offers some ruraL walks also. This Scottish Baronial architecture is protected as a category A listed building.

Overtoun Bridge

Overtoun Bridge

4.82km from Duncolm

A majestic bridge which was on the approaching road to Overtoun House, near Dumbarton in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. It was a category B-listed structure completed in 1895, based on a design by the landscape architect H. E. Milner.

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West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland. The area lies to the west of the City of Glasgow and contains many of Glasgow's commuter towns and villages. West Dunbartonshire also borders Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, Renfrewshire and Stirling.

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