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Blackwood, Kirkmuirhill and Boghead

Blackwood, Kirkmuirhill and Boghead share a landscape full of traces of the past


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Kirkmuirhill and Boghead

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Suggested Stroll


Roun' Draffan
5,4 km / Easy - Medium

Starting at the Make Your Way map board situated at Blackwood & Kirkmuirhill Community Wing, this route takes you through areas rich in mining history and includes panoramic views over the Upper Nethan Gorge towards Black Hill and the Clyde Valley beyond. A detour is possible into the Gorge, part of the Clyde Valley Woodland Nature Reserve, before returning and heading roun' towards Draffan and back into Blackwood.

The route is mainly on tarmac with some steep sections. Stay alert to traffic when walking or cycling on country roads without pavements or cycles lanes, especially when crossing. 

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Access by Public Transport and Bikes

Bus 253 Coalburn-Hamilton

operated by Whitelaws Coaches


Bus 258 Lesmahagow-Lanark

operated by Whitelaws Coaches


Bus 8 and 8A Lanark-Lesmahagow

operated by Stuart's Coaches 

Plan your journey on Traveline Scotland or by calling 0871 200 2233

Sign up to SPT MyBus 900 Three Valleys Service

Book a Rural Development Trust Bus

Sign up to Liftshare carshare

Follow the National Cycle Route 74 on Carlisle Road (B7078)


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