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Discover a fantastic range of activities across Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley. Whether it's walking, cycling, sailing, horse riding or golfing, there are plenty ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Explore the region along the picturesque Clyde Valley Tourist Route, a 42-mile scenic route which takes in several historical attractions and the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve.

Nearby, Strathclyde Country Park offers 400 acres of woods and parkland around Strathclyde Loch, where you’ll find fabulous outdoor activities. Try cycling or water skiing, or tackle one of the five white knuckle rollercoasters and family-friendly rides in M&D’s theme park, based in the park.

To the south west of the city you will discover Scotland’s newest country park, Dams to Darnley. This stunning park covers over 1,350 acres and includes the striking Barrhead Dams, a series of interconnected reservoirs.

Head to Milngavie in the north of Glasgow and you’ll find the beginning of the West Highland Way, a 95-mile long distance path which stretches to Fort William.

Whatever your preference, Glasgow & The Clyde Valley offers plenty opportunities to get active and have fun so browse the listings today.

  • Horse riding lesson
    Horse riding lesson
  • Climb one of the UK's largest freestanding climbing walls
    Climb one of the UK's largest freestanding climbing walls
  • The Kelvin Walkway, a footpath that follows the River Kelvin
    The Kelvin Walkway, near the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Gourock Golf Club

Golf

With many courses to choose from, there are plenty of golfing experiences to enjoy in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

Horse riding lesson

Horse riding

Enjoy a horse riding trip in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley and follow the miles of trails and treks throughout the region.

Family stop for a rest at the top of the slope at Snow Factor

Adventure

Enjoy a thrilling action-packed adventure in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

A dinghy sailing at the watersports centre at Strathclyde Country Park, near Motherwell

Watersports

Discover exciting watersports in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

A family enjoys a day out at Chatelherault Country Park, South Lanarkshire

Walking

Explore Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley on foot and discover the region's green urban spaces and stunning countryside.

A summer's day in the Botanic Gardens in the city centre of Glasgow

Cycling

Discover miles of cycling routes across Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.