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Eastwood Group

We are the Eastwood Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

From parking (see below) proceed up the old Ayr road A77 to East Renfrewshire golf club and continue through the grounds to Pilmuir Road & onto Malletsheugh Road. Cross this road on to old farm road to Netherplace Road and proceed along the path and roads in Westacres to Cadoc Wood.Thereafter continuing to the Ayr road down towards Cathcart Castle Golf Club, through the grounds & onto Greenbank Gardens.Travel along Old Drove Road to Humbie Road. Then up Titwood road into Hazeldene doing a loop around the culvert. Then continue past  Old Mearns Kirk. Proceed along Newton Grove to Lanrig Lane to Mearns Wood and back to start at Mearns Primary school. 

Saturday, 23 March 2024
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
4:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
25km / 15.5mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Eastwood Grade B+

As some parts of the walk can be muddy, gaiters and boots are recommended.

The total length of this walk is 15 1/2 miles, however, there is the option to turn off at 3, 6, 9 and 12 miles, should any walkers not wish to complete the full distance. 
Weather permitting, we will schedule in 10/15 minute breaks at approximately 3, 9 and 12 miles. We will also have a 20-30 minutes lunch break at approximately 6 miles.  There are toilets facilities in Greenbank gardens, should anyone require a comfort stop. This will depend upon National Trust opening times  

please contact the Walk leader by text on the previous evening to advise if you wish to attend & also the distance you plan to do.  

 

 

 

 

 

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NS 52925 55338
Nearest postcode:
G77 6NU
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Start time:
9:30 am

There is a parents and visitors car park in Mearns Primary School on Hunter Drive off Malletsheugh roundabout.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking