City of Glasgow
'There are 14 Commonwealth Woods in and around Glasgow ... a legacy of the 2014 Commonwealth Games for generations of people to enjoy.'
'Situated beside the River Kelvin the Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm within the bustling City of Glasgow. With a blend of formal gardens and woodland walks the glasshouses offer a tropical respite from the winter, west coast weather ... We have a fine Heritage Trail through the Gardens with almost 30 points of interest taking you down to the Kelvin Walkway and the Gardens Arboretum.'
'The Club is open to any individual (NHS or otherwise), who is capable of getting themselves up and down the Scottish Munros and other hills under their own steam and in a reasonable time frame. Children under 16 must be under the supervision of a relative or guardian. Occasionally the more hard core members will undertake longer, more energetic ventures, but most walks are not too much of a route march!'
'We are a walking group for people in their 20s and 30s. We have a varied walk programme - from short flat walks to longer high level routes. Throughout the year we have a varied social programme including trips away. Hope to see you on a walk soon ...'
'The Park is Glasgow's largest park and the only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary for both visitors and wildlife.'
'It may be Scotland's most populous city but you may be surprised to learn that it is one of the leafiest cities in Europe with over 90 public parks and gardens. Glasgow in its Gaelic form means "dear green place" and as the saying goes, the clue is in the name.'
'Takes you on a 65km/40 mile journey, Glasgow City Centre to the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, passing through spectacular scenery and many interesting and important sites which offer insights into the rich cultural, natural and industrial heritage of the Clyde Valley'
Clyde Walkway [Wikipedia]
'Glasgow's Built Heritage is diverse and following heritage trails is a great way to explore it ...' Note that the Link provided here is different from the one originally used, which seems to have disappeared. I hope the new one is persistent - but I fear it may not be ! (Try 'Parks & Leisure' - or similar - on the main Glasgow City Site if there are further problems.)
'The aim of Glasgow City Council's Core Paths Plan is to ensure that important paths and routes are recorded and promoted, helping to achieve a "connected Glasgow" where residents and visitors can move easily around the path network on foot, by bike, by horse or any other non-motorised means - including "water paths" for rowers, canoeists and other non-motorised water users.'
Glasgow City Council
'Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way. These walks are also a great form of exercise.'
Glasgow City Council
'People coming along to our walks are enjoying getting out, meeting new people and taking in the sights of the city's parks and gardens.'
''The Glasgow School of Art City Walking Tours invite you to investigate art, architecture and design, from Mackintosh's Glasgow and the legacy of his contemporaries on the "Glasgow Style" tour, to the "Glasgow Miracle" tour, revealing the contemporary arts scene and remarkable creative regeneration of the post-industrial city.'
'Why not guide yourself on a tour around the historic heart of Maryhill, the scenery of the River Kelvin and the heritage of the Forth & Clyde Canal? We currently have three different walking trails available. The walks can be done individually, or build together to create a comprehensive guide to the area!'
'With the assistance of grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Glasgow City Council we have recently produced three Heritage Trail leaflets for Pollokshields to celebrate our 20th anniversary.'
'This pioneering women’s heritage walk reveals a hidden history of the West End of Glasgow: pipe-smoking forewomen, revolting schoolmistresses, and the unique car made by and for women. A unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made the West End.'
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