Keep active this winter by exploring East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Council is encouraging residents to keep active this winter and explore some of the fantastic parks and greenspaces in the area.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 12:29 pm
The Glens Walk, Rouken Glen, is one of the five walking routes.

Five walking and five cycling routes have been compiled on the Council’s website 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

Balgray Reservoir, Dams to Darnley.

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.”

Suggestions on how to keep active outdoors this winter can be found at East Renfrewshire Leisure and Culture.