Cochno Hill & Loch Humphrey Burn

A 656Ha Area Located over the southern slopes of Kilpatrick Hills.

What's There

Brilliant views of Glasgow and the central belt

Currently well managed. Part of the site is now owned by Forestry Commission Scotland who are proposing to create native woodlands on Cochno Hill.

Very good habitat for moorland breeding and over-wintering birds because south-facing, fairly low altitude, not far from coast, and well connected to wider mountains.

These moorland habitats are composed of common and widespread plant species.

Access point

Cochno Hill is at the northern end of Cochno Road, off the A810 near Faifley. Park at Auchnacraig car park, owned by West Dunbartonshire Council. Take the Cochno Road turning off the A810 just west of the Hardgate roundabout (beside the Goldenhill pub). Continue for about ½ mile (800 metres) until you reach a fork in the road. Take the right fork for the car park, about ½ mile (800 metres) further on.

G81 6PU is the nearest postcode for the car park.

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Visiting our community Woods

Scottish Natural Heritage’s Outdoor Access website contains information about our responsibilities when visiting our woodlands - More details

Other Information

Forestry commission

Canmore contains records catalogue entries for archaeological sites, buildings, industry and maritime heritage across Scotland. managed by Historic Environment Scotland

Clydeside Images
Gorgeous photographs of this amazing place we live in.

Cochno Hill and Loch Humphrey Burn
Cochno Hill and Loch Humphrey Burn
Cochno Hill and Loch Humphrey Burn


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