Green Walk - Walk C


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

    Location 1 - East Renfrewshire Council Offices

  • Location 2 - South and Levern Parish Church  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 2 - South and Levern Parish Church

  • Location 4 - Municipal Chambers and Burgh Court Hall  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 4 - Municipal Chambers and Burgh Court Hall

  • Location 6 - Home of Zechariah John Heys  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 6 - Home of Zechariah John Heys

  • Location 5 - Weaver's Cottage  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 5 - Weaver's Cottage

  • Location 13 - Barrhead Co-operative Society  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 13 - Barrhead Co-operative Society

  • Location 14 - Bourock Parish Church  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 14 - Bourock Parish Church

  • Location 12 - Arthurlie Inns  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 12 - Arthurlie Inns

  • Location 15 - Masonic Lodge  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 15 - Masonic Lodge

  • Location 16 - Maxton Gardens  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 16 - Maxton Gardens

  • Location 17 - Cross Stobs Inn  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 17 - Cross Stobs Inn

  • Location 18 - Barrhead Railway Station  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 18 - Barrhead Railway Station

  • Location 19 - Arthurlie Football Club  » Select to zoom ->

    Location 19 - Arthurlie Football Club

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

    Location 3 - Shanks and Co. Ltd.


Walk C: 65 minutes at moderate pace

Historic sites

The marked sites on this walk include, South and Levern Church, Municipal Chambers, Weavers Cottage, Bourock Parish Church, Masonic Lodge, Maxton Gardens, Co-operative Buildings, Cross Stobs, Railway Station, Arthurlie Football Club and Shanks’ Brass Foundry.

Street by Street Guide

The walk covers Barrhead Centre, Dealston and Grahamston areas of the town. Start: East Renfrewshire Council Offices – Main Street – Cochrane Street – Cross Arthurlie Street – Graham Street – Paisley Road – Carlibar Road – Glen Street – Main Street – Finish.

Other Sites

Other sites on this trail that are not marked but also have historical in the town are the Methodist Church, Grahamston School (site of), Boylestone Quarry and Shanks’ second Tubal works (site of).

A walk up some of the surrounding heights will also guarantee wonderful views of the surrounding area. Fereneze with its golf course is a fine vantage point of 585 feet. Paisley is visible from here and Glasgow too. Away to the west are the great mountain peaks of Ben Lomond, Ben Ledi in Stirlingshire; Ben Ime, Ben Vane, the Cobbler and many others in Argyllshire; while to the east the hills of Lanarkshire can be seen, with the rounded conical top of ‘Tinto Tap’.