Loch Libo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Loch Libo
A long, shallow freshwater loch with aspen growing in the shallow waters and a hillside cloaked in mature sycamore and ash woodland. The Lugton Water has its source from the southern end of loch, running 14 miles before reaching its confluence with the River Garnock near Kilwinning. The loch is now owned by the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) and is managed as a nature reserve.
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4.13km from Loch Libo
Neilston Pad is a mountain summit in the Ayr and Sanquhar to the River Clyde region in the county of East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Its highest point is 261 metres and is characterised by a relatively flat summit plateau surrounded by steep slopes and distinctive forestry on its eastern side. Its odd shape and prominence make it easily identifiable and visible from many areas in Glasgow.The area is managed by Elderslie Estates.
Gleniffer Braes Country Park
5.56km from Loch Libo
Gleniffer Braes is an upland park of moorland with woods and hill farming areas. Attractions include the wildlife and waymarked trails. The Glen Nature Trail and Guided Walks programme introduces visitors to the interesting wildlife. The area is situated on the edge of the Clyde plateau lavas, an interesting feature is Gleniffer gorge situated along the Tannahill walkway. It reaches some 50 feet deep in places and is eroded by the Gleniffer burn.
6.33km from Loch Libo
White Loch is a small body of fresh water located in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. The loch is approximately 0.5 kilometers long and 0.5 kilometers wide, fed by several small streams. The loch is popular with swimmers and paddleboarders. The surrounding area is also popular with cyclists, as the loch is situated in a beautiful and tranquil setting.
Duncarnock Fort (The Craigie)
6.62km from Loch Libo
Duncarnock Fort (known locally as The Craigie) is a 204 m high craggy hill on the banks of Glanderston Dam. There was an iron age fort on the summit, and at present, visitors could enjoy panoramic views over greater Glasgow from the summit. Since 1981 Duncarnock Fort has been classified as a Scheduled Monument in the Scottish Monument Lists.
Thomas Shanks Park
6.8km from Loch Libo
Thomas Shanks Park is named after a leading industrialist of the nineteenth century who owned a company of heavy machine toolmakers, Thomas Shanks and Company. The park contains play areas, a skateboard ramp and two grass football pitches.
7.2km from Loch Libo
Castle Semple is a former mansion house located in Renfrewshire, Scotland. It is situated near the eastern end of Castle Semple Loch, within Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park.
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East Renfrewshire Council
East Renfrewshire is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. Until 1975, it formed part of the county of Renfrewshire for local government purposes along with the modern council areas of Renfrewshire and Inverclyde. Although no longer a local authority area, Renfrewshire still remains the registration county and lieutenancy area of East Renfrewshire.