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Cuningar Loop

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Latest forest information

  • The access road and car park will be closed until Easter 2023. This is to allow for Clyde Gateway's exciting Phase 2 projects. Further information can be found on the Clyde Gateway website.
  • The Phase 2 site at Cuningar Loop is now open and ready to be explored. Please note phase 2 is managed by Clyde Gateway, who can be reached on: gatewayenquiries@clydegateway.com or 0141 276 1573, please direct all enquiries regarding this area directly to them.

About

Multi-activity woodland park within Glasgow

Cuningar Loop is an exciting woodland park on the banks of the River Clyde. Enjoy a stroll along the riverside boardwalk or forest trails. Relax with a picnic in the large open meadow. Get active at our bike skills area or go adventuring in Scotland's first outdoor bouldering park.

Activities

Bike

The bike track is designed to introduce cycling to people with a wide range of abilities and ages. There are three tracks: balance bike, pump and skill building.

Bouldering

Scotland's first outdoor bouldering park is designed to introduce new climbers to the sport whilst also providing challenges for the more experienced climber. A couple of boulders also have features to allow for para-climbing. We recommend that climbers use fall protection mats, as some of the boulders are over 4m high. Find out more about the climbing route at Climb Scotland.

Adventure play

The adventure play area is suitable for everyone and is designed to challenge users to explore the freedom of play in an active way.

Woodland workout

Come and try our installations where you can exercise in the fresh air in a natural environment.

Walks

There are over 3 miles of paths on mixed surfaces which are accessible to everyone and have plenty of seating.

Cuningar Stones

The Cuningar Stones is a permanent public art project by Glasgow based artist James Winnett. The 15 stones can be found across the park, with many reflecting the history of the site and local area.

Sculpture

The impressive Evolve sculpture was created by Glasgow’s Rob Mulholland. It is located close to the south entrance to the site. The six-metre high steel sculpture represents the transformation of Cuningar Loop from derelict land into the vibrant community woodland that it is today.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
Toilets
Toilets
Cycling
Cycling
Picnic area
Picnic area

Public toilets are located within the bothy, open 8am to 5pm, seven days a week.

Accessibility

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Getting here

The Clyde Walkway (part of National Cycle Route 75) passes the Cuningar Footbridge if you'd like to walk or cycle to the park.

Using SatNav?

The nearest postcode for Downiebrae Road is G73 1PW.

Public transport

There are regular buses between Glasgow and Rutherglen which run along Dalmarnock Road. There are also regular train services stopping at Dalmarnock and Rutherglen stations - Cuningar Loop is a 10 min walk from both stations. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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0300 067 6600 (option 1)
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