Mar 092016
 

Killearn Glen (30-03-2003)Killearn Community Futures Company’s Path Group has received £9,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their project ‘Killearn Glen: Rediscovering the Community’s Lost Landscape’.

Norman McNab said: “I am delighted that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded us a grant which should give a fascinating insight into the Glen’s past. Our success was enabled by the very positive support of Stirling Council, who own the Glen, and the professional help of Green Aspirations Scotland.”

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Sep 032014
 

tree_id_walkKillearn Glen is a delightful spot on the edge of the village that has been in existence as a wood for many years, with a varied mix of native & non-native trees for us to identify. Our guide for the afternoon is Paul of Green Aspirations Scotland, and he will talk us through the woods’ history (it dates back to the earliest maps), the relationship between natural and designed landscape, whilst highlighting uses of the different tree species. There is no charge, but please use the booking form (here) to confirm your place.

Meet at 2pm (Tuesday 9th September 2014) at the entrance to Killearn Glen on Beech Drive. Street parking available, or use car parking in the centre of village.

Jun 292012
 

A community archaeological dig has rediscovered the lost Place of Killearn a 17th century laird’s house and designed landscape.

The Place of Killearn was built in 1688 and recorded in the 1790s as being surrounded by ‘numerous plantations, regularly disposed in form of clumps, belts, and wildernesses, beautify and shelter an extensive tract of pleasure ground round the house’, and including both ancient oaks and what may be some of Scotland’s earliest larches.

Read it on the myStirling website.

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