Hamilton Training Loop Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameHamilton Training Loop
Cycle Route Location
Town/CityUddingston Train Station
County/RegionSouth Lanarkshire
Start LocationUddingston Train Station
End LocationUddingston
Cycle Steps
1. Training route - good mix of short, sharp climbs, decents and a nice long straight to finish. Uddingston Train station, left onto Udd main street, onto Blantyre Farm Road (small climb1 after rail bridge), follow to Blantyre. At roundabout 1st exit, then right onto Bardykes Road, become Hunthill Roat. Follow to lights left, then right down Douglas Street. Down hill, under the EK expressway, 3rd exit at roundabout, then left up Sydes Brae (climb2). Left onto Newhousemill Road. Becomes Earnock Road, Wellhall Road. Right onto Woodfoot Road. Right into Sherry Drive and onto Highstonehall Road (climb3). Left into Muttonhole Road, traverse, then next left down Miekle Earnock Road. At bottom turn right into Annsfield, then right onto Strathhaven Road to Limekilburn then left at sign for Quarter. Rigth onto Carscallan Road as far as left turn sign for Larkhall. Follow road down, over bridge, and up hill to Larkhall Main St. Left here then follow straight line all the way past Ferniegair, Avonbridge Hotel. A major junction in Hamilton turn left onto Union, past M&S, then right down past council building (almada st) and left at lights. Past Hamilton Race course, over bothwell bridge and 2st exit at mini roundabout up hill into Bothwell. Past bothwell bridge, then left turn at sign for Castle. Right at bothwell primary, follow signs for castle, and follow castle ave. Left at Uddingston cross, back onto Main street and back to start point at Udd train.
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