Length: 16 km
Quiet roads from Motherwell Cathedral past the famous Carfin grotto and then out onto tracks through moorland to Hillend Reservoir.
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This great pilgrimage way starts with quiet roads leading from Motherwell town centre and cathedral and then out into the countryside onto bleak moorland paths, river tracks, and canals footpaths. Historic gems like William Wallace’s cave, Abercorn church and Hopetoun House along the way. Don’t miss the famous Ladywell in Motherwell.
Distance: 58 kms
Many thanks to Deacon Tom Gorman, David Jefferies and John and Marie Claire Hughes for their help in researching this Way.
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Length: 15 km
The route continues along the wide bike track north of the canal through areas still showing evidence of volcanic activity until it cuts north along a quiet road to Abercorn and then through parkland to famous Hopetoun House and on to the Forth Road Bridge where it joins St Margaret’s ...