Doors Open Day in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth

Colzium House in Kilsyth is one of the properties that will be open
Colzium House in Kilsyth is one of the properties that will be open

Croy Miners Welfare and Community Centre

DOORS Open Day will take place this weekend with some of the most historically and culturally important buildings in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth welcoming in the public.

The annual event gives members of the public an opportunity to view historic artifacts and architecture throughout both towns which they may normally not be privy to.

Local churches, factories and historical sites all take part in the event which remains a popular fixture in both town’s social calendars.

As always, the most popular events have sold out first, such as the tour of the Barrs Irn Bru factory on Mollins Road. However, there are still lots of opportunities to view other historical and important sites throughout Cumbernauld and Kilsyth.

Visitors will be able to view the stained glass windows at Kilsyth Burns and Old Parish Church, as well as hear a recent history of the church, which will be read by Bill Gracie and sample a memorabilia corner which has also been set up.

Outdoor adventures are also on offer with a guided heritage walk up and over Croy Hill on Sunday 11, starting at Auchinstarry Quarry.

The wide selection of events is a reflection of the wealth of history available in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, a fact that many people may not be aware of.

If you would like to attend any of the listed events or if you would like further information, visit www.doorsopenday.org.uk.

Croy Miners Welfare and Community Centre

Constarry Road, Croy G65 9HD

Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th – 10.30am-5pm

A.G. Barr P.L.C.

Westfield House, 4 Molins Road, Westfield, G68 9HD

Sat 10th- SOLD OUT

Sacred Heart Church

Kyle Road, Cumbernauld, G67 2DY,

Sunday 11th, 10.30am-5pm

Kildrum Parish Church

1 Clouden Road, Cumbernauld, G67 2JQ,

Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th: 10.30am-1pm

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

19-21 Baronhill, The Village, Cumbernauld, G67 2SD.

Saturday 10th - 10.30am-5pm

Sunday 11th - 12pm-5pm

Cumbernauld Castle and House Exhibition

Cumbernauld House Park, Wilderness Brae, Cumbernauld, G67 3JH

Saturday 10th - 1pm-5pm

Cumbernauld Fire Station

Greenfaulds Road, Cumbernauld, G67 2PH

Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th - 10.30am-5pm

St Patrick’s Church

30 Low Craigends, Kilsyth, G65 0PF

Sunday 11th - 9am-5pm

Guided Heritage Walk - Kelvin Valley and Croy Hill (5km/3km)

Sunday 11th starting at Auchinstarry Quarry Car Park at 10.30am with 1pm finish.

Kilsyth Burns and Old Parish Church

Backbrae Street, Kilsyth G65 0NF

Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th - 11am-4pm

Colzium Estate

Kilsyth, G65 0RZ

Sunday 12pm-4pm

For further information, opening times and a full list of all the events and buildings taking part in doors open day, visit

www.doorsopenday.org.uk