Unofficial Cycle Routes - Eurocentral to Strathclyde Park

Website by Andy Preece

This route starts out at the Eurocentral complex and follows a path through to Holytown, then along local roads to Strathclyde Park. This route joins with the unofficial cycle route from Bellshill as it nears Strathclyde Park.

Map of route

Direction Route Name Comment
Start Townhead Avenue at A8 Eurocentral flyover
Head South Townhead Avenue go straight ahead at all of the roundabouts
Turn Right → Holytown Path to Holytown at current end of road
↖ Fork Left Holytown car park access road at fork in paths
↑ Straight Ahead Holytown Alexandria Quadrant cross Main Street to signed cycle path
Turn Right → Holytown Path to Scotmid car park around small park
← Turn Left Holytown Stevenston Street use shared footway
↑ Straight Ahead B779 Stevenston Street join carraigeway where cycle route turns left into Shirrel Road
Turn Right → B7029 Clydesdale Street at T-junction after railway bridge
↑ Straight Ahead B7029 Clydesdale Street over next railway bridge
← 2nd Left Kirklee Road 2nd left after railway bridge, at corner shop
1st Right → Douglas Drive
↑ Straight Ahead Orbiston Drive at Calder Road junction
Fork Right ↗ pedestrian crossing across Motherwell Road at end of road use pedestrian crossing to cross dual carriageway
Fork Right ↗ A721 Motherwell Road at far side of crossing
← 1st Left Glenmore Avenue
← 2nd Left Cairnlea Gardens
Fork Right ↗ Bankhead Avenue at end of road
↑ Straight Ahead Orbiston Road at bend in road
Fork Right ↗ Greenlink Orbiston Road
↑ Straight Ahead Greenlink Greenlink path at end of roadway
← Turn Left Greenlink Greenlink path entrance to Strathclyde Park at wooden signpost
Turn Right → Greenlink Greenlink path after golf course
↖ Fork Left Greenlink Greenlink path at fork in paths
Finish path around Strathclyde Loch in Strathclyde Park

Bothwellhaugh was a village located at what is now the bottom of Strathclyde Loch.

From Strathclyde Park you can follow the unofficial cycle routes to East Kilbride, which takes in Bothwell and Blantyre on the way, Uddingston also via Bothwell, the short link to Motherwell, or to Strathaven, via Hamilton and Glassford.

Website by Andy Preece