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Tel code: 01360 | code search
Postcode: G63 | code search
Population: 690
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Fintry is a small attractive village sitting at the edge of Scotland’s central lowlands situated at the head of the Strathendrick valley high up on the Endrick Water to the north of Glasgow. The settlement in the area dates from c1400’s with the building of Culcreuch Castle, Alexander Spiers bought the castle and built a water-powered cotton mill c1789 and the village developed to serve the mill-workers. Historically interesting features include Culcreuch Castle currently a hotel complete with interesting décor, three resident ghosts and the largest colony of bats in Britain in the roof-space, Dunmore House the former manse was built in 1723, the Parish church dates from 1823 and there is an interesting low Bridge of Gonacahan, nearby lie the ruins of a medieval motte and bailey of the Grahams of Fintry. The pretty village has been the winner of the ‘Best Kept Small Village in Britain’ and ‘Britain in Bloom’ competitions and is a popular tourist destination within easy commuting distance of Falkirk, Stirling and Glasgow and the many attractions they have to offer. Fintry lies at the centre of the Campsie Fell Trail, a popular area for walkers, cyclists and nature-watchers, there are hotels, an inn, a village hall, caravan parks, leisure centre, sports centre and a bowling club.


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Finglen House (4.59 miles)

Finglen House
Finglen House nestles at the foot of the spectacular Campsie Hills just 30 minutes to the north of Glasgow and 30 minutes South of Loch Lomand. It offers two double en suite rooms. It provides ... More | visit website
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Ballochneck Country House (5.32 miles)

Ballochneck Country House

Ballochneck is one of the most romantic retreats in Scotland, sitting proudly in beautiful countryside nestled between Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Parks. Owners Donnie and Fiona Allan are passionate about running Ballochneck to ... More | visit website

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Kirkhouse Inn (5.54 miles)

Kirkhouse Inn

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Perfectly located within the tranquil parish of Strathblane near Loch Lomond, this inn, established in 1601, is no stranger to greeting guests, both local and from all over the world. Nestling under ... More

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Strathblane Country House (5.67 miles)

Strathblane Country House

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Country House hotel built in 1874. It sits on its own, very private ten acres, shared only by wild deer and falconry. It boasts wonderful highland views and a comfortable ... More

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Black Bull Hotel (5.80 miles)

Black Bull Hotel

Nestling quietly in the picture postcard village of Killearn, the Black Bull is a little gem - a small, intimate family run Scottish inn style hotel of considerable character and charm, big on hospitality, great ... More | visit website

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Loaninghead Farm (6.23 miles)

Loaninghead Farm

An 18th century hunting lodge in the days of Rob Roy McGregor(scottish outlaw)depicted in BraveHeart film, situated in the heart of Loch Lomond, Stirling & Trossachs. Now a livestock farm. With Magnificient views of the ... More | visit website

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Smiths Hotel (7.99 miles)

Smiths Hotel

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Smiths Hotel is a friendly, family-run hotel in the heart of Kirkintilloch. The hotel offers something for everyone, from contemporary to traditional styles. Choose from one of our 21 en-suite bedrooms which ... More

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The Brig - Carronbridge Hotel (8.02 miles)

The Brig - Carronbridge Hotel
A traditional Scottish Country Inn, with real coal fires . Carronbridge Hotel - local nickname 'The Brig' , historically a coaching inn , a place for weary travellers situated on what used to be the ... More | visit website
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Glazert Country House Hotel (8.27 miles)

Glazert Country House Hotel

Set in mature gardens bordering the River Glazert, we are a privately owned hotel striving to provide and maintain a very high standard of food, service and facilities.
All bedrooms are en-suite and tastefully furnished, with ... More | visit website

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Foxglove Cottages (8.34 miles)

Foxglove Cottages

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Relax and unwind amid the comfort and luxury of these award-winning 5-star properties, set amid the mature grounds of a small family-owned country estate. Imagine romantic, spacious bedrooms, four-poster king-size beds and ... More

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