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Glasgow to East Kilbride Via Blantyre Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameGlasgow to East Kilbride Via Blantyre
Distance : miles (km)15.35  (24.70)
Posted ByD Cockburn
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Cycle Route Location
Town/CityCentral Glasgow
Start LocationCentral Glasgow
End LocationEast Kilbride Town Centre
Cycle Steps
Although there are a number of routes going downhill from East Kilbride to Glasgow, the climb back uphill is a different task altogether.

This route starts with nice level ride alongside the River Clyde, followed by a fairly steady climb through Blantyre to achieve the 700 ft elevation up to East Kilbride, without any killer hills.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
This route will take you through Glasgow Green and then along the Clyde passing within a stones-throw of Celtic Park.
Watch out for the building works for the new motorway extension - a considerable detour away from the river is in place.
Near the Glasgow centre end of the route is Billy Bisland cycles - a smaller shop, but very friendly and helpful.

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