Strathkelvin Railway Path - Bothlin Burn Play Park Moodiesburn to Burnbrae Rd - leading to Lenzie and Kirkintilloch

Strathkelvin Railway Path - Bothlin Burn Play Park Moodiesburn to Burnbrae Rd - leading to Lenzie and Kirkintilloch

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Joining the railway path from the Bothlin Burn Playpark via the bow wow path turn right and head down by the dookits, the path runs alomng the side of a small industrial estate before reaching Gartferry Road, here there are gates preventing vehicular access, after carefully crossing the road you will pass another industrail unit on the right, and agricultural fields on your right.

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Once past the industrial estate the path meanders through beautiful woodland, passing a small iron bridge on your right which led miners to the former Auchengeich Colliery.  After a while the still farmed fields on your left give way to newly planted trees which were added as part of the compensatory planting scheme following the large infrastructure project to extend the M80 motorway and remove traffic from the A80 which previously carried all Scotlands North South traffic right through the villages of Muirhead and Moodiesburn.  After crossing the impressive footbridge you enter more newly planted native woodland.

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This section of the path is relatively new and once down the winding slope you return to the line of the old railway, passing a community woodland to your right which includes a nice circular walk along the line of the burn and wil return you to the railway path slightly further along.  Beyond the woodland after passing through some impressive rock formations covered in native ferns you will reach Burnbrae Road and the border with East Dumbartonshire.  The well signposted path continues onwards through Woodilee into Lenzie where further paths adjoin to take you to Kirkintilloch, via the canal to Twecher or onto Kilsyth, Strathblane or up into the Campsie fells.