Milton of Campsie is a small village situated at the foot of the Campsie Fells, 10 miles north of Glasgow.
The village’s nearest neighbours are Kirkintilloch and Lennoxtown. Milton of Campsie grew considerably in the 1970s with the addition of modern housing estates. The village has a hotel, shops and an inn. There are playing fields and in the centre of the village a plaque commemorates the landing of the Italian diplomat and balloonist Vincenzo Lunardi in 1785.