Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, in the Central Lowlands of Scotland. Situated on the north bank of the River Clyde, Clydebank borders Dumbarton, the town with which it was combined to form West Dunbartonshire, as well as the town of Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, and the Yoker and Drumchapel districts of the adjacent City of Glasgow. Clydebank is part of the registration county of Dumbarton, the Dunbartonshire Crown lieutenancy area, and, for Office of National Statistics purposes, part of the urban area designated as Greater Glasgow. Clydebank was founded as a police burgh on 18 November 1886.

Why visit?

  • Clydebank is home to a rich history, with many historical sites and monuments to explore. From the ruins of the old Roman fort at Old Kilpatrick to the remains of the old shipbuilding industry, there is plenty to discover.
  • Clydebank is home to a number of shops and restaurants, offering a range of local and international cuisine. There are also a number of markets and festivals throughout the year, offering a great opportunity to sample the local produce.
  • Clydebank is home to a number of museums, including the Scottish Maritime Museum and the Clydebank Museum. These museums offer a fascinating insight into the area's past and present.