Fintry

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For the provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, see Fintry Provincial Park and Protected Area. For district of the city of Dundee, see Fintry, Dundee.
Fintry
Scottish Gaelic: Fionn Treabh
Fintry, Stirling.jpg
Looking down on Fintry from the north slopes of the Campsie Fells
Fintry is located in Stirling
Fintry
Fintry
 Fintry shown within the Stirling council area
Population 717 
OS grid reference NS615865
Civil parish Fintry
Council area Stirling
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G63 0**
Dialling code 01360
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Stirling
Scottish Parliament Stirling
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 56°03′12″N 4°13′27″W / 56.053350°N 4.224040°W / 56.053350; -4.224040

Fintry is a small village in central Scotland, nestled in the strath of the Endrick Water between the Campsie Fells and the Fintry Hills, some 19 miles (30.5 km) north of Glasgow. It is within the local government council area of Stirling. The 2011 census results report that Fintry and the surrounding rural area had a population of 717.[1] The centre of the village along Main Street has been designated a Conservation Area by Stirling Council.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a Sports Club which includes a 4 rink indoor bowling hall. The rugby pitches adjacent are home to Strathendrick Rugby Club. There is a separate lawn bowling club - Fintry Bowling Club. There is a primary school in the village with a nursery class annex. Fintry is within the catchment area of Balfron High School for which a school bus is provided. There is a hotel - Culcreuch Castle - a popular wedding venue, and a village pub - The Fintry Inn. Public transport is provided by the Stirling Council Demand Responsive Transport 'Taxi' Service. There is a village hall, The Menzies Hall, home to Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society.

Religion[edit]

Fintry is a Church of Scotland Parish in the Presbytery of Stirling. The kirk is located to the East of the village. The parish minister for Fintry is shared with Balfron with the Manse located there.

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