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Milngavie is a small town in Scotland, situated about 6 miles north west of Glasgow.

For a light hearted introduction to the town, see the Milngavie 2020 Olympics Bid [1].

Get in

It is around 7 miles North of the centre of Glasgow.

Milngavie town centre and the clocktower

By train

Regular trains (usually 2 per hour) run from Glasgow (Queen Street Station Low Level) to Milngavie. Some of these trains start in Edinburgh, taking about 1.5 hours. There are also usually 2 trains per hour from Glasgow Central.

Get around

You can walk almost everywhere, Milngavie is a small place.


  • Mugdock Country Park, Craigallian Road Nr. Milngavie G62 8EL (follow Ellangowan Road 2km North from Milngavie), +44 141 956 6100. Country park including remains of the 14th-century Mugdock Castle.

Associated photography book.


Get fit and go on the West Highland Way - it starts in Milngavie and ends at Fort William.


RSMcColl- lovely little newsagents ,lots of stock service with a smile.

Iron Chef- fruit and vegetables and cooking tools



  • The Talbot Arms. A traditional pub in the center of the Town.

Always welcoming and friendly, be sure to try the guest ale.



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