Route 1: Around Auldhouse – 10 miles
This is an exploration of the lanes to the southeast of Eaglesham with the Auldhouse Arms as a refreshment option – catering varies, check the website. The route is described as a circuit from the pub but as a trip from Eaglesham can be varied depending on degree of thirst or hunger.
Take Auldhouse Rd from the Arms. First left before reaching East Kilbride the left again along the ever expanding border of EK. Second right towards Eaglesham then left into Craigend Rd. Follow it round to a sharp right turn uphill (signed Strathaven). Take next right after Laigh Cleughearn farm. After High Cleughern the local cycle howf [meeting place] is in the wood on the left. Over cross-roads [can be muddy] then left at T-junction and left again at Millwell. Through Leaburn hamlet then first right which curves round Langlands golf course and up alongside the first hole. Left at the top past the clubhouse and back to Auldhouse.