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Photographs of Cathkin Braes Country Park on the South Side of Glasgow



Map of Cathkin Braes Country Park

Map of Cathkin Braes Country Park

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The park is renowned for panoramic views over Glasgow, the Gleniffer Braes, Kilpatrick Hills and Campsie Fells.
Ben Lomond may also be seen.

The natural environment of the park contains ancient woodlands, grasslands, heath and scrub.
 Abundant paths make the park ideal for walking, picnics, recreation and environmental study.

View of Glasgow and the Campsie Fells from the trig point in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Glasgow and the Campsie Fells from the trig point in Cathkin Braes Country Park

The Cathkin Braes have the highest point in Glasgow at a height of some 200 metres

Queen Mary's Seat near the high point is from where Mary Queen of Scots
 is reputed to have watched the Battle of Langside
.

Mountain Bike trail in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Mountain bike trail in Cathkin Braes Country Park

The park has been selected as the venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games mountain bike races.

 

Dumgoyne and the Campsie Fells beyond Glasgow from Cathkin Braes Country Park

Dumgoyne and the Campsie Fells beyond Glasgow from Cathkin Braes Country Park



Woods in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Woods in Cathkin Braes Country Park





Mountain bike trail in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Mountain bike trail in Cathkin Braes Country Park



Wind Turbine in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Wind Turbine in Cathkin Braes Country Park




Signpost in Cathkin Braes Country Park

Signpost in Cathkin Braes Country Park





Ben Lomond and Glasgow from Cathkin Braes Country Park

Ben Lomond and Glasgow from Cathkin Braes Country Park




Church in Carmunnock Village adjacent to Cathkin Braes Country Park

Parish Church in Carmunnock Village adjacent to Cathkin Braes Country Park



Carmunnock Village

Kirk Road in Carmunnock Village





Cathkin Braes Gallery  Photo Gallery

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