Cathkin Braes

The Cathkin Braes represent the northern edge of a plateau which rises to the south of Glasgow. They comprise slopes and modest summits extending from Gargunnock (Glasgow City) east to Dechmont Hill in South Lanarkshire, although only the western section, associated with the ancient lands of Cathkin, are formally the Cathkin Braes. They reach a height of 225m (738 feet) to the southeast of South Cathkin Farm, although the plateau extends southwards beyond East Kilbride. To the north, the Braes represent the highest point in Glasgow City Council Area.

Prominent features include Queen Mary's Seat and Queen Mary's Well, while the Cathkin Braes Country Park and Cathkin Marshes Wildlife Reserve are notable attractions.

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