The following report appeared in the Times: 20 best villages in Britain
Kippen is surrounded by striking hills
20 Kippen, Stirlingshire Situated between the Gargunnock and Fintry Hills and overlooking the Carse of Forth, Kippen has beautiful scenery and is within an hour of Glasgow and Edinburgh, offering scope to commute to either.
A high street of listed properties, proximity to Loch Lomond, an excellent butcher and a great gastropub, the Cross Keys, help to add local appeal.
House prices. A six-bedroom detached family home is £1 million and a three-bedroom house less than £500,000.
Village of Kippen Ranked One of the Best in the UK
That the Parliament congratulates the village of Kippen in Stirlingshire on being ranked the second best village in Scotland and 20th best in the UK by The Times; notes that Kippen’s beautiful scenery, proximity to Loch Lomond, excellent butcher and gastropubs were cited as reasons why it is such a great place to live; acknowledges that this ranking will hopefully attract more people to Kippen and its surrounding areas; considers that Kippen is one of many great villages in the Stirlingshire area, and welcomes that the village is being recognised for what it believes are its welcoming nature, fantastic location and brilliant local amenities.
Supported by: Joan McAlpine, Stuart McMillan, Dean Lockhart, James Dornan, Richard Lyle, Colin Beattie, Rona Mackay, Clare Haughey, Bob Doris, Bill Kidd, Murdo Fraser, David Torrance, Sandra White, Ivan McKee, Gillian Martin