Mill Run, Barrhead

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Jerry Park, Auchenback, Barrhead, G78 2SG
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The trail is in Jerry Park in Auchenback, Barrhead, G78 2SG. The start is just off Springfield Road next to St Luke's High School. Google coordinates 55.789032,-4.38789. It is a 1 mile cycle from Barrhead train station and 1 ½ miles from Neilston Station. Find the trail next to St Luke’s High School in Aurs Glen.

The Mill Run trail is in  Aurs Glen, Barrhead  in East Renfrewshire's. Built in September 2012 by trail designers Architrail it consists of a short Blue graded trail.

It's location makes it quite accessible from  South Glasgow, Paisley and Newton Mearns. 

The Mill Run Trail

  • This blue graded trail is 800 metres in length. It is built on a natural gentle downhill slope and so benefits from natural flow. It also has four high banked berms, rollers and rock features.It's not too steep so it can be accessible to younger riders or less experienced cyclists. There is a short tarmac push up to the start.
  • It is designed for those with a level of off road basics and looking to step up to the next level.

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  • Mill Run is credited with being Scotland's first urban bike trail and is accessible within 15 minutes of most in East Renfrewshire.
  • Mill Run is sited minutes from St Luke's High, so the  school's students will be able to use it for an after school mountain bike club.
  • The trail is free to use and open all year.
  • There is parking on Springfield Road next to the St Luke’s High school.
  • Architrail We're commissioned by  East Renfrewshire Council  for both the design and build with DMS.
  • Once new funding comes in there are further plans for a additional skills trail as well as a possible skills area and pump track.

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