Walk A - Red Route


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  • Location 1 - Council Offices  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 1 - Council Offices

  • Location 23 - Cowan Park  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 23 - Cowan Park

  • Location 22 - St John's Church  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 22 - St John's Church

  • Location 21 - Stewart Rais  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 21 - Stewart Rais

  • Location 24 - Dovecothall Spinning Mill  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 24 - Dovecothall Spinning Mill

  • Location 20 - Home of Kate Cranston  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 20 - Home of Kate Cranston

  • Location 3 - Shanks and Co Ltd  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 3 - Shanks and Co Ltd

Walk A: 70 minutes at moderate pace

Historic Sites

The marked sites on this walk include; Levern Mill, Cowan Park, Original St John’s Church, Stewart Rais, Dovecothall Mill, Mill House, Kate Cranston’s House, Arthurlie Football Club, Shanks’ Brass Foundry and the South and Levern Parish Church.

Street by Street Guide

The walk covers Barrhead centre, Dovecothall and the Carilbar areas of the town. Start: East Renfrewshire Council Offices - Main Street – Dovecothall Roundabout – Darnley Road – Glasgow Road – Carlibar Road – Glen Street – Main Street – Finish.

Other Sites

Other sites on this walk that are not marked but have historical importance in the town are, Montford House, St John’s Church, Carlibar Bridge and Levern Water, Carlibar House grounds, Barrhead Bowling Club and the Salvation Army building.