Skip to main content

Our visitor centres are currently closed. Our trails for walking and biking, as well as toilets and car parks, remain open. Plan ahead and enjoy your visit safely.

Escape from it all in the Kilpatrick Hills and enjoy a taste of the Highlands on Glasgow’s doorstep.

Expect spectacular views over Glasgow and the River Clyde. Keep climbing and you’ll be rewarded – on a clear day – with a panorama over Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

It’s easy to get here by rail, road, bike or bus and yet, once you’re on the trails, you can imagine you’re deep in the Highlands. The wildlife so close to the city might surprise you too – watch out for red deer, otters and osprey.

Forests to visit

Young girl riding a bike ahead of an adult cyclistCochno Hill

Head for grassy Cochno Hill, one of the Kilpatrick peaks, for a taste of upland wilderness and great views above peaceful Greenside Reservoir.

Cochno Hill

 

A couple walking a dog across grassKilpatrick Braes

This winding track to Loch Humphrey is ideal for walking or mountain biking – watch out for waterfalls, waterbirds and wonderful views.

Overtoun House

 

A loch surrounded by rough grasslandOvertoun House

Wind through historic Overtoun Glen to the wild crags and woods above – and the chance of spotting Ben Lomond from the top.

Overtoun House

 
Our website uses cookies.
We use cookies that are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve our website. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about cookies and the options available.