Unofficial Cycle Routes - Uddingston to Strathclyde Park & Motherwell

Website by Andy Preece

This route connects the Sustrans National Cycle Network Routes 74 and 75 in Uddingston to Strathclyde Park and Motherwell, mainly using minor roads and paths, including Greenlink. The route does encounter one location where it is necessary to cross busy roads, between Bothwell and Strathclyde Park, where there are pedestrian crossing signals. This route connects with the unofficial cycle routes from Strathclyde Park to Coatbridge, East Kilbride and Bellshill, and shares part of its route with that from Uddingston to Chatelherault.

Direction Route Name Comment
Start 75 Main Street at Toucan Crossing near railway station in Uddingston
Head East 75 Railway Path following the cycle route signs alongside the railway line
↑ Straight Ahead 75 Mansfield Drive at end of path
↑ Straight Ahead 74 unnamed path at North British Road mini-roundabout
↑ Straight Ahead 74 Wilkie Road at Bellshill Road crossing
↑ Straight Ahead 74 unnamed path at Hornal Road corner
↑ Straight Ahead 74 Knockburnie Road at end of path
↑ Straight Ahead Knockburnie Road where NCN74 turns right
↑ Straight Ahead unnamed path at end of road
1st Right → Appledore Crescent immediately after joining path from Knockburnie Road
↑ Straight Ahead Olifard Avenue at Fallside Road mini-roundabout
↑ Straight Ahead unnamed path through bollards at end of road
← Turn Left The Glebe minor road that looks like a path
1st Right → Bothwellpark Road sharp turn immediately after joining The Glebe
← 1st Left Laighlands Road
← Turn Left Langside Road at end of road
← Turn Left A725 footway of A725 through bollards at end of road
Turn Right → A725 path around Raith Interchange roundabout cross at the pedestrian crossings
Turn Right → road into Strathclyde Country Park join carriageway once clear of roundabout
Fork Right ↗ path to Strathclyde Loch just after road junction on the right
[OPTION] Turn Right → path around Strathclyde Loch to get to Strathclyde Park Watersports Centre and Café
[MAIN ROUTE] ← Turn Left path around Strathclyde Loch for Bellshill and Motherwell
← Turn Left Greenlink Greenlink path shortly before South Calder Water bridge
Finish Greenlink Aquatec Leisure Centre in Motherwell

The section of route around the Raith Interchange motorway junction is going to be rebuilt over the coming years. Therefore the route for walking and cycling through the junction will change, and may be disrupted whilst work is in progress. Try contacting Transport Scotland to find out the current position.

Website by Andy Preece