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Windyhill

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Wander through woodland to Brandyburn waterfall

The gentle slope of Windyhill leads up through birch and oak woodland to views of Paisley, Glasgow and the Kilpatrick Hills. Continue on to the southern edge of the wood to find the Brandyburn waterfall, a popular local beauty spot.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking

There are shops, places to eat and public toilets in Johnstone.

Car parking information

There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.

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Getting here

Windyhill is on the south side of Johnstone, just over Auchenlodment Road from Bluebell Wood. Why not combine a walk through both into a longer adventure?

If you want to get here by car, a small number of parking spaces are available on Auchenlodment Road. Head north from the junction with Rannoch Road.

Using SatNav?

PA5 0SP is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The forest is less than 1 mile from Johnstone railway station, and there are bus services along Rannoch Road to the edge of the woodland. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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Nearby forests

Close up of purple flowers

Pretty, open woodland on the hillside above Johnstone

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'Windyhill': 0.38 miles
Two small children walk along a woodland path covered in leaf litter

Mature woodland of tall beech and sycamore trees

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'Windyhill': 0.56 miles
Man and woman walking uphill ona  gravel path surrounded by wild hedges and mix of trees and green fields beyond.

Enjoy views of the Kilpatrick Hills and Ben Lomond

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Distance from 'Windyhill': 1.63 miles