River Clyde walkway from Cardies Bridge

Walk part of River Clyde walkway from Cardies Bridge.

Technical sheet
No. 28774053
A South Lanarkshire walk posted on 15/11/22 by ahspence. Update : 17/11/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 5h05[?]
Distance Distance : 15.66km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 212m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 210m
Highest point Highest point : 166m
Lowest point Lowest point : 36m
Moderate Difficulty : Moderate
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : South Lanarkshire
Starting point Starting point : N 55.739825° / W 3.917665°
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Mauldslie Bridge

Description

Start : Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre car park (ML2 0RR). Grid ref. NS 796 512

(D/A) From Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre car park. Turn right out of the centre to walk then right again along Horsley Brae road (A71) pavement to the traffic lights.

(1) Turn right to walk downhill along B7011 to Cardies Bridge.

(2) Immediately after crossing the bridge, the walkway path is to your right (Clyde Walkway wooden signpost). The path takes you alongside Garrion Burn till it meets the River Clyde.

(3) From there, the walk is flat along the river for about 3 miles, passing under Mauldslie Bridge.
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(4) After 3 miles along the riverside, you start climbing uphill into the woodland, away from River Clyde, still following "Clyde Walkway" and reaches the entrance to Milton Lockhart Farm.

(5) Turn left and walk along Milton Road, leaving the "Clyde Walkway".

(6) After 1.25 miles along Milton road, at the Give Way, turn right.

(7) Follow the road (South-West) and after 0.5 miles, past Meadowhead housing on your right-hand side, as the road curves left, turn right (South-West) on a minor road and walk downhill toward the River Clyde.

(8) Just under 1 mile, find the sign on the right points to the "River Clyde Walkway". On the way, you pass a sharp turn right over a bridge (Gills Burn), Wicketshaw Gills Farm on your left-hand and then as the road curves left, find the signpost on the layby on your right-hand towards River Clyde. Go through the wooden gates and follow the path through the field.

(9) At the path junction, turn right (North) and re-join "Clyde Walkway" and walk with River Clyde on your left-hand side.

Walk along the riverside until you reach the entrance to Milton Lockhart after 1.25 miles to re-join the route you came on (5).

From this junction, follow the track back to Cardies Bridge and on to Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 48m - Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre
1 : km 0.42 - alt. 54m - B7011
2 : km 0.61 - alt. 50m - Cardies Bridge
3 : km 1 - alt. 42m - River Clyde
4 : km 3.85 - alt. 50m - Uphill - Woodland
5 : km 4.59 - alt. 70m - Milton Lockhart Farm - Milton Road
6 : km 6.65 - alt. 166m - Road T-junction
7 : km 7.44 - alt. 161m - Road junction
8 : km 8.82 - alt. 55m - River Clyde Walkway signpost
9 : km 8.98 - alt. 47m - Path Junction - "Clyde Walkway"
D/A : km 15.66 - alt. 48m - Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre

Useful Information

Start : Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre (ML2 0RR). Grid ref. NS 796 512

Parking :
Garrion Bridges Antique and Garden centre car park

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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