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balloch 7mi Fri 26 Aug
GT Day 0 4km 2mi Mon 18 Jul
Clarkston - Westwood via Busby 6.2 miles (7 climbs) 6mi Tue 12 Jul
Bothwell-Uddingston- Clyde + CP loop (4.9 m) 4mi Fri 24 Jun
Queen St to templeton 1mi Thu 23 Jun
Bothwell-Uddingston - Clyde walkway 4.4 mile loop 4mi Thu 16 Jun
Lambhill-Partick 5.4 m 5mi Thu 16 Jun
Miranda to Glasgow Queen Street 2mi Tue 14 Jun
Buchanan St - Canal - Kelvin walkway - Partick 5.5 miles 5mi Tue 14 Jun
Kelvinbridge - Partick walk 1.8 miles 1mi Tue 14 Jun

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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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cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 2

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…