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Detour 5mi 2 Dec 2022
Science Centre Route 3mi 15 Oct 2022
Glasgow Decathlon 6mi 14 Oct 2022
Kelvingrove Art Gallery 2mi 14 Oct 2022
Incredibly leisurely canal cycle 5mi 8 Oct 2022
Solid Rock - Lock 27 easy 6.8 linear 6mi 27 Sep 2022
balloch 7mi 26 Aug 2022
GT Day 0 4km 2mi 18 Jul 2022
Clarkston - Westwood via Busby 6.2 miles (7 climbs) 6mi 12 Jul 2022
Bothwell-Uddingston- Clyde + CP loop (4.9 m) 4mi 24 Jun 2022

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£32m for Scottish cycle routes

9 Apr 2014

Sustrans and the Scottish Government have announced £14m of grants to build better cycle routes across Scotland. Added to an extra £18m from councils and other partners, the money will…

Bath and Glasgow get new bike-hire schemes

18 Mar 2014

The cities of Bath and Glasgow are each to get a ‘Boris bike’-style hire scheme, both to be run by German company Nextbike. Glasgow’s hire scheme will be entirely new,…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Glasgow:

Aldessan Gallery · 30mi round-trip
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Dumbarton Castle · 15mi one-way
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Lochwinnoch · 40mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Glasgow

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Glasgow:

To Dunoon, Greenock, Armadale, Bathgate, Livingston and Edinburgh.

To Carlisle, Lockerbie and Hamilton.

To Sunderland, Washington, Stanley, Annfield Plain, Consett, Penrith, Carlisle, Annan, Dumfries, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart, Maybole, Ayr, Irvine, Kilwinning, Dumbarton, Alexandria, Callander, Aberfeldy, Pitlochry, Kingussie and Inverness.

To Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Falkirk, Denny and Kirkintilloch.

Knowledge

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…