Area: Lanarkshire

www.clydevalleyramblers.org

Category:Lanarkshire
Starting fromHamilton
Overview

'Popular walking group based in Hamilton with members located throughout Lanarkshire.'

cumbernauldhouse.wordpress.com/the-park/the-glen/

Navigate the Website>>> Cumbernauld Glen Map
Starting fromCumbernauld Glen
Overview

'The Glen is in the heart of Cumbernauld. It is a valuable area of woodland which provides much needed recreational space for the townspeople. Split into two areas, Cumbernauld Glen and the Vault Glen are both abundant in native flora and fauna.'

See also

Cumbernauld Glen [Scottish Wildlife Trust]

www.dandaestates.co.uk/visitor-facilities/douglas-visitor-facilities.p...

Starting fromDouglas
Overview

'Generations of Douglas residents have enjoyed both the formal walks in the Policies and those further afield – Pagie Hill and Windrow Wood as well as rambling over the Estate’s moorlands. In 2006 a joint scheme, developed in conjunction with the DVRAP (Douglas Valley Rural Activity Partnership), created an all weather path in the Policies around the Stable Lake - which is enjoyed by young and old alike at all times of the year.'

Description from

Douglas & Angus Estates

www.glasgowbotanicgardens.com

Size (acreage)50
Starting fromHillhead
Overview

'Situated beside the River Kelvin the Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm within the bustling City of Glasgow. With a blend of formal gardens and woodland walks the glasshouses offer a tropical respite from the winter, west coast weather ... We have a fine Heritage Trail through the Gardens with almost 30 points of interest taking you down to the Kelvin Walkway and the Gardens Arboretum.'

glasgowyoungwalkers.ning.com

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'We are a walking group for people in their 20s and 30s. We have a varied walk programme - from short flat walks to longer high level routes. Throughout the year we have a varied social programme including trips away. Hope to see you on a walk soon ...'

www.ramblers.org.uk/go-walking/routes-and-places-to-walk/medal-routes....

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

One of the more active Areas with details of Walks accessible at over two dozen 'Hubs'.

www.ramblers.org.uk/monklands

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Welcome to the best walking club in Scotland ... one of the largest R.A. clubs in Scotland, and the first Scottish R.A. club on the Internet! We are based in the Monklands area of Central Scotland in North Lanarkshire, some 12 miles east of Glasgow.'

www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6813

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'SMARTways aims to promote walking, cycling, public transport, car sharing and healthy activities within North Lanarkshire in line with the Scottish Government's Choose Another Way campaign.'

www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=16592

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromPollok Country Park
Overview

'The Park is Glasgow's largest park and the only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary for both visitors and wildlife.'

Description from

Glasgow City Council

www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200166/getting_outdoors/380/walking_c...

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'South Lanarkshire is an amazing place to explore and has a huge variety of beautiful landscapes to wander and cycle through ...'

sites.google.com/site/theslowramblers/home

Category:Ramblers Groups
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'We were established in October 2003 and our membership has increased from 15 then, to 74 today ...'

www.stleonardsramblers.co.uk

Starting fromEast Kilbride
Overview

'The club is based in East Kilbride, near Glasgow in central Scotland. We walk on every second Saturday, rain, hail or shine! Our walks take us as far north as Glencoe - and in the south to the lakes and hills of the Lake District in Cumbria ... '

www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6760

Starting fromStrathclyde Country Park
Overview

'Close to the industrial centres of Scotland, the park lies in 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde, between Junctions five and six of the M74 motorway. Mature woodlands, rough wetlands, wildlife refuges and neat open parkland all surround Strathclyde Loch, the focal point for many of the park activities.'

Description from

North Lanarkshire Council

www.visitlanarkshire.com/things-to-see-and-do/

Category:Lanarkshire
Navigate the Website>>> Refine By Type 'Walks'
Overview

'Lanarkshire provides a great escape from the city of Glasgow and has an extensive walking network of local pathways and trails.'

www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/glasgow-clyde-valley/

Category:Lanarkshire
Overview

'It may be Scotland's most populous city but you may be surprised to learn that it is one of the leafiest cities in Europe with over 90 public parks and gardens. Glasgow in its Gaelic form means "dear green place" and as the saying goes, the clue is in the name.'

Walks described here by

www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=26

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromHaywood
Overview

Haywood - Slipperfield 'This is an old drove road that was marked on Bartholomew maps well into the 20th century. Although there are no buildings at Boston Cottage today, it is believed to have been the location of a staging post where the horses pulling the Edinburgh to Lanark mail coach were changed.'

Walks described here by
See also

Haywood [Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland]

www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/downloads/download/258/clyde_walkway

Category:City of Glasgow
Distance (miles)40
Starting fromPartick Railway Station
Overview

'Takes you on a 65km/40 mile journey, Glasgow City Centre to the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, passing through spectacular scenery and many interesting and important sites which offer insights into the rich cultural, natural and industrial heritage of the Clyde Valley'

Description from

South Lanarkshire Council

Walks described here by
See also

Clyde Walkway [Wikipedia]

www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=19039

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Glasgow's Built Heritage is diverse and following heritage trails is a great way to explore it ...' Note that the Link provided here is different from the one originally used, which seems to have disappeared. I hope the new one is persistent - but I fear it may not be ! (Try 'Parks & Leisure' - or similar - on the main Glasgow City Site if there are further problems.)

Description from

Glasgow City Council

www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=17847

Navigate the Website>>> Core Paths Map [PDF] | Walking in Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The aim of Glasgow City Council's Core Paths Plan is to ensure that important paths and routes are recorded and promoted, helping to achieve a "connected Glasgow" where residents and visitors can move easily around the path network on foot, by bike, by horse or any other non-motorised means - including "water paths" for rowers, canoeists and other non-motorised water users.'

Description from

Glasgow City Council

peoplemakeglasgow.com/discover/historic-glasgow

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way. These walks are also a great form of exercise.'

Description from

Glasgow City Council

www.glasgowlife.org.uk/communities/good-move

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'People coming along to our walks are enjoying getting out, meeting new people and taking in the sights of the city's parks and gardens.'

Description from

Glasgow Life

www.gsa.ac.uk/visit-gsa/tours/

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromThe Glasgow School of Art
Overview

''The Glasgow School of Art City Walking Tours invite you to investigate art, architecture and design, from Mackintosh's Glasgow and the legacy of his contemporaries on the "Glasgow Style" tour, to the "Glasgow Miracle" tour, revealing the contemporary arts scene and remarkable creative regeneration of the post-industrial city.'

Description from

The Glasgow School of Art

www.visitlanarkshire.com/things-to-see-and-do/

Category:Lanarkshire
Navigate the Website>>> Refine By 'Walks'
Overview

'Produced by the Herald newspaper, in association with VisitLanarkshire, this handy walking guide sets out 10 super walks within Lanarkshire - 6 walking routes in South Lanarkshire and four walking routes in North Lanarkshire.  Includes places to eat and drink, plus local transport and parking information.'

Unfortunately, the original Link for this Entry seems to have disappeared; so you could instead try the generic VisitLanarkshire.com 'Walking' section.

Description from

VisitLanarkshire.com

www.lanark.co.uk/attractions/walks-and-trails

Starting fromLanark
Overview

Three Heritage Trails in Lanark itself; five walks around and about Lanark.

Description from

Lanark Life

www.maryhillburghhalls.org.uk/walks/

Category:City of Glasgow
Starting fromMaryhill
Overview

'Why not guide yourself on a tour around the historic heart of Maryhill, the scenery of the River Kelvin and the heritage of the Forth & Clyde Canal? We currently have three different walking trails available. The walks can be done individually, or build together to create a comprehensive guide to the area!'

Description from

Maryhill Burgh Halls

www.scottishcanals.co.uk/heritage/monkland-canal/

Starting fromCalderbank
Overview

'Gentle stroll, regular power walking or long-distance run. The Monkland Canal is a great place to stay active or up the pace for a bit of serious exercise. Along the way you are sure to spot some amazing wildlife!

Description from

Scottish Canals

See also

The Monkland Canal [James's Canal Pages]

www.lanark.co.uk/things-do/walks

Distance (miles)7
Starting fromLanark
Overview

'This is perhaps one of Lanark's most popular Walks. It can be split into small sections and, energy permitting, can easily be accomplished in a morning or afternoon.'

Description from

Lanark Life

www.routeyou.com/en-gb/route/view/4386291/walking-route/the-north-cald...

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromSumerlee Heritage Park, Coatbridge
Overview

'The North Calder Heritage Trail, which runs from Summerlee Heritage Park to Hillend Reservoir, was formally opened on 1st October 1999 by Karen Whitefield MSP.'

Description from

RouteYou

pollokshieldsheritage.co.uk

Category:City of Glasgow
Navigate the Website>>> Projects >>> Pollokshields Heritage Trails
Starting fromPollokshields
Overview

'With the assistance of grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Glasgow City Council we have recently produced three Heritage Trail leaflets for Pollokshields to celebrate our 20th anniversary.'

Description from

Pollokshields Heritage

www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/downloads/200166/getting_outdoors

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The Plan is divided into four sections: [1] Core paths plan main text - - - : [2] Strategic environmental assessment report - - - : [3] Core paths list and water access/egress points  - - - : [4] Core paths plan map indexes and maps

Description from

South Lanarkshire Council

womenslibrary.org.uk/whats-on/women-make-history/women%E2%80%99s-herit...

Category:City of Glasgow
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Overview

'This pioneering women’s heritage walk reveals a hidden history of the West End of Glasgow: pipe-smoking forewomen, revolting schoolmistresses, and the unique car made by and for women. A unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made the West End.'

Description from

Glasgow Women's Library

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