Walk 167 – Uplawmoor Hillside Trail – 4.8 miles

An easy and very rewarding hike across the hillside, starting in the pretty village of Uplawmoor, East Renfrewshire. Pass the 16th century Caldwell Tower, enjoy views of Loch Libo, Ayrshire, Greater Glasgow and the Largs/Lochwinnoch hills. A mixture of good solid surfaces and boggy moorland with several gates and stiles to climb.  … More Walk 167 – Uplawmoor Hillside Trail – 4.8 miles

Walk 161 – Duncarnock Fort (The Craigie), Neilston – 5 miles

Duncarnock Fort (known locally as The Craigie) is a craggy hill (204 m / 669 ft) which stands invitingly on the banks of Glanderston Dam. Pausing on the summit of what was formerly an iron age fort, take a moment to wonder about it’s history and all that may have happened here many years ago! On a clear day you will enjoy panoramic views over greater Glasgow extending to the Campsies in the north, just as Mary Queen of Scots is rumoured to have done. … More Walk 161 – Duncarnock Fort (The Craigie), Neilston – 5 miles

Walk 102 – Gorge Walk, Rouken Glen Park – 1.75 miles

One of the most important geological sites in Scotland, the 143 acre Rouken Glen Park has some lovely walks, this one taking you through it’s famous gorge along the banks of Auldhouse Burn. See the boating pond “Swan Lake”, wander through the glen with it’s impressive waterfalls, try out the new boardwalk built along the historical “lover’s walk”, let the kids burn off steam at the massive play area and then try your hand at the outdoor gym before having a well-earned coffee at The Boathouse café. There is a reason Rouken Glen was voted the UK’s Best Park 2016! … More Walk 102 – Gorge Walk, Rouken Glen Park – 1.75 miles

Walk 98 – Lochgoin Circuit, Whitelee Windfarm – 7 miles

An easy 7 mile circuit around Whitelee Windfarm’s Lochgoin Reservoir. The route is way-marked meaning that navigation is simple and underfoot is a mixture of loose stones and grass. Look out for Dunwan Dam and take a detour to Blackwood Hill Viewpoint, from which on a clear day you will be able to see as far as the Isle of Arran and Ben Lomond. … More Walk 98 – Lochgoin Circuit, Whitelee Windfarm – 7 miles

Walk 83 -Traverse of Whitelee Windfarm: Ardochrig to Visitor Centre – 15.3 miles

This route shows off the scale and diversity of Whitelee, the UK’s largest onshore windfarm. It crosses from one side of the site to the other, passing through it’s less visited areas, many of which are rich in forestry. You will stand on the highest point in East Renfrewshire (Corse Hill), visit a WWII hurricane crash site, pass an active quarry, and even visit a memorial enclosure! Keep a lookout for dragonflies, small birds, woodland mammals and birds of prey. … More Walk 83 -Traverse of Whitelee Windfarm: Ardochrig to Visitor Centre – 15.3 miles

Walk 33 – Blackwood Hill Viewpoint, Whitelee Windfarm – 3.5 miles

Amidst the swirling of the wind turbines you can enjoy this energising walk from the Visitor Centre to a view point atop Blackwood Hill at Whitelee Windfarm, from which you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views on a clear day. You will be pretty exposed for the majority of the walk so ensure that you dress appropriately for the weather conditions. … More Walk 33 – Blackwood Hill Viewpoint, Whitelee Windfarm – 3.5 miles

Walk 3 – Picnic Huts, Whitelee Windfarm – 1.2 miles

This is a great short walk for an introduction to the windfarm if it is your first visit. You will be ‘blown away’ by the size and majesty of the turbines and you will always remember that first experience of the slight anxious feeling you get when you hear the blades whooshing round right above your head! The wooden huts found in the middle of the walk make a good viewpoint on a clear day and a nice spot for a picnic. … More Walk 3 – Picnic Huts, Whitelee Windfarm – 1.2 miles