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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


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

Windyhill route card (PDF)

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

 Bluebells nestled between two logs on the forest floor

Pretty, open woodland on the hillside above Johnstone

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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
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

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Distance from 'Windyhill': 1.63 miles