The Environment of Kilsyth



Kilsyth is surrounded by a wealth of Flora and Fauna within a Green Belt which includes:-


  • The Kilsyth Hills.
  • The Carron Valley.


  • Colzium Estate.
  • Banton Loch.


  • The Kelvin Valley.
  • The Forth & Clyde Canal
  • The Antonine Wall (World Heritage Site)


  • Dumbreck Marsh Nature Reserve.

The second “Walkers are Welcome” town in Scotland, Kilsyth boasts a network of well marked countryside pathways for walkers, horse riders and cyclists, extending to the four surrounding villages (Banton, Croy, Twechar, Queenzieburn) and connecting to longer distance routes such as the West Highland Way and the John Muir Walkway.

Rock climbing, sailing and angling can also be enjoyed around the district.

All are easily accessible by public transport serving Kilsyth – Phone Traveline Scotland 0871 200 22 33

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