Kirkintilloch is around 8 miles North-east of the centre of Glasgow. Parking in the town is generally easy and free.
You can walk almost everywhere, Kirkintilloch is a small place.
- UNESCO World Heritage site, the Roman Antonine Wall, many forts and other remains nearby (free to visit).
- Forth and Clyde canal runs through the town
- Walk / cycle along a converted railway route to Lennoxtown, Strathblane and beyond, or along the canal towpath.
- Visit Auld Kirk Museum (free entry)
- Kirkintilloch has a busy high street, but also has industrial outlets selling building materials and similar items near the town centre.
The town has a variety of eateries, bars and nightspots. There is a garden centre (Caulders) on the road to Falkirk which incorporates an award-winning cafe chain. The Stables Inn is on the Forth and Clyde Canal and the road to Bishopbriggs.
- The Kirkie Puffer beat local rival bar The Antonine to pub of the year in January 2006 and this is an accolade that The Puffer has been able to win year after year.
- Accommodation is available at a small number of private bed and breakfasts.
- East Dunbartonshire council can provide advice for tourists, including accommodation, eating out and places to visit.