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Shawlands to Neilston Loop Cycle Route



Scotland > Glasgow > Glasgow
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameShawlands to Neilston Loop
Distance : miles (km)20.66  (33.25)
Duration(hh:mm)02:00
Difficulty
Posted ByK Reilly
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryScotland
Town/CityGlasgow
County/RegionGlasgow
Start LocationPollockshaw Road (A77), Queens Park
End LocationPollockshaw Road (A77), Queens Park
Cycle Steps
This is a road route, on a mix of A and B roads and country lanes, with a mix of climbs and fast roads.
The road from Shawlands to Newton Mearns, via Ayr Road, offers a good warm up on the route, with a long gradual climb.
The stretch from Newton Mearns to Neilston is via quiet picturesque back roads that offer a fast flowing run.
You remain on back roads to complete the loop from Neilston back to Mearns.
The final stretch from Mearns to Shawlands, via Thornlie Bank, offers a long downhill road run.

Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Behind Bars bike shop on Kilmarnock Road
Neilston chippy for a mid ride pie supper!


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