Best bird watching trails in Glasgow, Scotland

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Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Glasgow with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of bird watching trails in Glasgow, Scotland
Top trails (12)
#1 - Great North Trail - Full Route
Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
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Length: 160.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
#2 - West Highland Way
Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
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Length: 96.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
The West Highland Way is Scotlands first long distance route, and remains it's most popular. The West Highland Way winds through the scenic countryside of Scotland. The trail is divided between Loch Lomond National Park, open countryside, and in the forest surrounded by streams. For a list of downloadable segments, see: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/the-west-highland-wayShow more
#3 - West Highland Way: Balmaha to Rowardennan
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
This West Highland Way segment is from Balmaha to Rowardennan. It is an overall easy hike. The trail is in excellent condition while traveling through the woods and to the shores of Loch Lomond. The beginning is largely flat, while the remainder is hilly. Show more
#4 - Rouken Glen Park Walk
Rouken Glen Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
This is a lovely circular walk suitable for all ages. The paths are well maintained and the waterfall is definitely worth checking out. Show more
#5 - Pollok Country Park Loop
Pollok Country Park
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Length: 3.0 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
This is a beautiful park that is great for families. It is one of the most popular in Glasgow due to its well maintained pathways and lovely wooded areas.Show more
#6 - Carron Valley MTB
Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
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Length: 5.0 mi
Note: This trail is only for mountain bikers.Show more
#7 - Waulkmill Glen, Ryat Linn and Balgray Reservoirs
Dams to Darnley Country Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
#8 - James Hamilton Heritage Park Loop
James Hamilton Heritage Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 21 m
#9 - Hogganfield Loch
Hogganfield Park and Local Nature Reserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 36 m
#10 - Possil Marsh Nature Reserve Loop
Possil Marsh Nature Reserve
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 55 m
Possil Marsh supports locally rare plants and the reserve is a large staging area during the spring and autumn migration of warblers and waterfowl. The reserve is also a fantastic place to view wildflowers. For more information visit: https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/possil-marsh/ Show more
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