Unofficial Cycle Routes - Glasgow to Bishopbriggs Sports Centre

Website by Andy Preece

This route starts from George Square in Glasgow and heads out through Sighthill and Springburn to Bishopbriggs. From Bishopbriggs Town Centre it is possible to carry on to the Sports Centre and the Forth & Clyde Canal. See also the unofficial cycle route to Cumbernauld which shares the first part of this route and the links from the West End through either Woodside or Ruchill.

Map of route

Direction Route Name Comment
Start George Square in Glasgow
Head North North Hanover Street up the hill
↑ Straight Ahead A804 Kyle Street at Dobbie's Loan traffic signals
↖ Fork Left Cumbernauld North Wallace Street at bend into Baird Street
↑ Straight Ahead Cumbernauld footbridge over M8 motorway
Fork Right ↗ Sighthill path to Sighthill the dual path over hill
↑ Straight Ahead Sighthill footbridge over Pinkston Road
↑ Straight Ahead Sighthill path through Sighthill curving right following cycle route signs
↖ Fork Left path to Springburn Road at Pinkston Drive crossing
Turn Right → A803 Springburn Road cross Springburn Road at traffic signals
← Turn Left A803 Springburn Road shared use footway on East side of road
↑ Straight Ahead A803 Springburn Road cross St Rollox Brae and Petershill Road at traffic signals
Turn Right → Atlas Road at traffic signals
← 2nd Left Springburn Way after pedestrian crossing outside Springburn station
↑ Straight Ahead Lenzie Street continue under narrow Hawthorn Street bridge
↖ Fork Left Lenzie Terrace near end of road
↑ Straight Ahead Lenzie Way at road closure
Fork Right ↗ Galloway Street at road closure where Lenzie Way turns left
Turn Right → Stobhill Road up ramp at end of road
← Turn Left Balgrayhill Road at traffic signals
Fork Right ↗ B812 Auchinairn Road at roundabout
← 1st Left Crowhill Road after bend in road
Turn Right → Emerson Road West around one-way system (use Crowhill Road directly in opposite direction)
← Turn Left Muir Street following one-way system
← Turn Left Springfield Road following one-way system
↑ Straight Ahead Kenmure Avenue at Kirkintilloch Road traffic signals
2nd Right → Kenmure Drive
↑ Straight Ahead Thomas Muir Trail unnamed path at end of road
Turn Right → Thomas Muir Trail footbridge across Bishopbriggs Burn then continue up hill
← Turn Left Thomas Muir Trail Southesk Avenue at end of path
← Turn Left Thomas Muir Trail Stirling Drive at end of road
1st Right → Thomas Muir Trail Faskally Avenue a few more directions
Turn Right → Thomas Muir Trail Stirling Drive at end of road
← Turn Left Thomas Muir Trail Balmuildy Road at end of road
Finish (754) Balmuildy Road at Bishopbriggs Sports Centre

On reaching the canal, turn left onto the towpath for Glasgow or right for Kirkintilloch and Falkirk.

Website by Andy Preece