Keep active this winter by exploring East Renfrewshire

Explore some of the fantastic parks and greenspaces in the area.

Balgray Reservoir sunset, Dams to Darnley

Published: 16 December 2020

Five walking and five cycling routes have been compiled to inspire people to discover some of the hidden gems on offer within East Renfrewshire.

Walking routes:

1. Balgray Reservoir, Dams to Darnley Country Park

2. Neilston Pad

3. The Glen Walks, Rouken Glen Park

4. Pollick Glen, Uplawmoor

5. Whitelee Windfarm

Cycling routes:

1. Reservoir tour, Dams to Darnley Country Park

2. Rouken Glen, Newton Mearns and Greenbank Gardens

3. Thornliebank to Muirend via Eastwood Park and Huntly Park

4. Capelrig Way, Newton Mearns

5. Whitelee Windfarm

Other ideas include trying out the outdoor gym equipment available in seven parks and greenspaces across the area. And for the kids, there is lots of fun to be had discovering the great selection of play parks and skate parks. Appropriate measures on hand sanitising should be followed before and after using any equipment.

Council Leader, Tony Buchanan, said: "Getting some fresh air and exercise is so important for our health and wellbeing, especially during this difficult time. I encourage residents to wrap up warm and enjoy exploring some of the fantastic scenery on offer in East Renfrewshire."

Details on the routes and suggestions on how to keep active this winter.

Last modified on 16 December 2020