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*Biggar Ramblers

'We are a small friendly group based in beautiful Clydesdale, with the Pentlands, the Border hills and the Lowthers right on the doorstep and within easy reach of the Galloway Hills and the southern Highlands.'

*Douglas Estate

'Generations of Douglas residents have enjoyed both the formal walks in the Policies and those further afield – Pagie Hill and Windrow Wood as well as rambling over the Estate’s moorlands. In 2006 a joint scheme, developed in conjunction with the DVRAP (Douglas Valley Rural Activity Partnership), created an all weather path in the Policies around the Stable Lake - which is enjoyed by young and old alike at all times of the year.'

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Douglas & Angus Estates

*South Lanarkshire Council

'South Lanarkshire is an amazing place to explore and has a huge variety of beautiful landscapes to wander and cycle through ...'

*South Lanarkshire Older Walkers [SLOW]

'We were established in October 2003 and our membership has increased from 15 then, to 74 today ...'

*St Leonards Rambling Club

'The club is based in East Kilbride, near Glasgow in central Scotland. We walk on every second Saturday, rain, hail or shine! Our walks take us as far north as Glencoe - and in the south to the lakes and hills of the Lake District in Cumbria ... '

Boston Cottage Drove Road
Distance (miles)9

Haywood - Slipperfield 'This is an old drove road that was marked on Bartholomew maps well into the 20th century. Although there are no buildings at Boston Cottage today, it is believed to have been the location of a staging post where the horses pulling the Edinburgh to Lanark mail coach were changed.'

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Heritage Paths

See also

Haywood [Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland]

Lanark Walks and Trails

Three Heritage Trails in Lanark itself; five walks around and about Lanark.

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Lanark Life

New Lanark and Falls of Clyde Walking Route
Distance (miles)7

'This is perhaps one of Lanark's most popular Walks. It can be split into small sections and, energy permitting, can easily be accomplished in a morning or afternoon.'

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South Lanarkshire Core Paths Plan

'The Plan is divided into four sections: [1] Core paths plan main text - - - : [2] Strategic environmental assessment report - - - : [3] Core paths list and water access/egress points  - - - : [4] Core paths plan map indexes and maps

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South Lanarkshire Council

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