Trekkers' March Outing

When:Saturday, 24 March 2018
Where:Hamilton to Bothwell Castle along the Clyde Walkway
How Long:An undulating (some steps) linear walk of 6 miles
Leaving St John's:9:00 am
Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle

© By Otter - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

Although the River Clyde is on our doorstep this is possibly a stretch you are not familiar with.  Starting at the Bothwell Bridge Lido we join the Clyde Walkway for the 3 mile walk to the ruins of the 14th century Bothwell Castle (once the home the Douglas clan).

The route initially runs parallel to the East Kilbride express way before crossing open fields which lie between industrial units and the river.  After passing the ruins of the Bothwell Viaduct we enter woodlands running alongside the River Clyde.  The next landmark is the David Livingston Visitor Centre. Cross the river at this point using the David Livingston Memorial Bridge, back onto woodland/riverside path before reaching the castle ruins.

Return to the start point by same route.

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