Carbeth

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Carbeth Guthrie
Carbeth Loch
A hut on Carbeth Hill above the loch

Carbeth is a hamlet in Stirlingshire, west of Strathblane and north of Clydebank. Named features include Carbeth Hill, Carbeth Loch and the estate of Carbeth Guthrie. There is a community of huts here which was established in 1918 after the First World War, as a summer camp for returned soldiers.[1][2][3][4]

Famous Residents[edit]

William Smith of Carbeth Guthrie, Lord Provost of Glasgow 1822-24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Severin Carrell (20 March 2013), "Carbeth Hutters buy their forest home after bank loan", The Guardian
  2. ^ Lesley Riddoch (2015), "Access, Nature, Culture and the Great Outdoors", Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800, Edinburgh University Press, ISBN 9781474403436
  3. ^ Traditional Hutting since 1918, Carbeth Hutters Community Company
  4. ^ Alison Dryden (2004), History of Carbeth, Strathblane Heritage Society