Gadloch - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
The Gadloch is a fresh water loch in North Lanarkshire, situated near the town of Lenzie, Scotland. The Gadloch was originally much larger, but was reduced by the addition of a drainage tunnel. Local folklore has it that the tunnel was excavated by Napoleonic Prisoners of War, though it is generally accepted that the tunnel predates that period
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0.84km from Gadloch
Lenzie Moss is a local nature reserve in Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. It is a boggy, marshy area that has not been built on. The reserve comprises lowland raised bogs, which were extensively exploited for peat, and now feature the characteristics of peat cutting, and several acres of deciduous woodland mainly made up of silver birch. The area is a sanctuary for wildlife, including rabbits, deer and foxes.
3.06km from Gadloch
The River Kelvin is a tributary of the River Clyde in northern and northeastern Glasgow, Scotland. It rises on the moor south east of the village of Banton, east of Kilsyth. At almost 22 miles long, it initially flows south to Dullatur Bog where it falls into a man made trench and takes a ninety degree turn flowing west through Strathkelvin and along the northern boundary of the bog parallel with the Forth and Clyde Canal.
4.02km from Gadloch
The park covers an area of 4.5 Hectares. It has an attractive layout of ornamental trees, shrubs and flower beds. Hanging baskets and flowering bulbs add more colour to the park during the spring and summertime. One of the iconic allocation for a walk and also yu can spend some good time in this area.
Seven Lochs Wetland Park
4.19km from Gadloch
The Seven Lochs Wetland Park is an exemplar of Green Network planning and delivery demonstrating how the integration of new green infrastructure into planned development will protect the areas natural resources while delivering a major new visitor attraction. The park will combine many existing features, including four local nature reserves; Bishop Loch, Cardowan Moss, Commonhead Moss and Hogganfield Park; Drumpellier Country Park which includes Woodend Loch SSSI and Lochend Loch.
Cawder Golf Club
4.39km from Gadloch
Cawder Golf Club is just 10 minutes from Glasgow city centre, the peaceful, picturesque setting lets you forget about the busy city lifestyle and members lose themselves in the beautiful game of golf. The natural beauty of the Campsie hills, surrounded by a wonderful woodland, and with the Antonine Wall and Kelvin river meandering through the courses provides our members with some of the best views any Scottish golf course has to offer.
Forth and Clyde Canal
4.87km from Gadloch
The Forth and Clyde Canal is a canal opened in 1790, crossing central Scotland to link the Firth of Clyde and the Firth of Forth and provided a safe route for coasters during the war with France. Pleasure steamers used the canal from 1893 until the outbreak of World War II. The canal is 35 miles long and it runs from the River Carron at Grangemouth to the River Clyde at Bowling, and had an important basin at Port Dundas in Glasgow.
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North Lanarkshire is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders the northeast of the City of Glasgow and contains many of Glasgow's suburbs and commuter towns and villages. It also borders East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Stirling, South Lanarkshire and West Lothian. The council covers parts of the traditional counties of Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire and Stirlingshire.