Recommended routes and more cycling information

Cycling Training

The University expects that users of the offer have the necessary skill and ability to use bicycles safely on the road.

In co-operation with Bike for Good, the University offers regularly free cycling training for staff. Please contact the Travel and Transport Co-ordinator on travelplanning@glasgow.ac.uk, if you want to receive on-road cycling training.

If you want to refresh your skills or increase on-road confidence, try out Cycling Scotland's 'Essential Cycling Skill' app which can be downloaded here.

Recommended Routes 

1. Tay House - Gilmorehill Campus, passing by Berkeley Square

Recommended cycle route Tay House - Gilmorehill Campus

Recommended cycle route Gilmorehill Campus - Tay House

Both routes are chosen for mainly segregated cycle paths, such as on Elderslie Street, Claremont Street and Berkeley Street, and through Kelvingrove Park. They differ due to one-way systems.

The nearest hire stations are at Mitchell Library, Kent Road (station number 8425) and hire station at University Avenue, Wolfson Medical School (station number 8422)

2. Gilmorehill Campus - Garscube Campus

Recommended cycle route from Gilmorehill Campus to Garscube Campus

The recommended route is along Kelvin Walkway and mainly traffic-free.

Information on campus cycling facilities can be found here (Gilmorehill) and here (Garscube). Currently, there is no hire station at Garscube Campus.

3. Gilmorehill Campus - Queen Elisabeth University Hospital Campus

Recommended cycle route from Gilmorehill Campus to QEUH

There is a hire station on the QEUH campus. 

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