GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

HogganfieldLoch Walk

1 miles (2 km)

This walk follows the circular trail around HogganfieldLoch in Glasgow. The pretty loch and nature reserve is located just to the north east of the city centre.
The loch is a great place for birdwatching with visitors including whooper swan, greylag geese, canada geese, teal, wigeon, gadwall and goosander. The circular footpath runs for just over a mile so should take around 30-40 minutes to complete.
The loch is part of the wider Seven Lochs Wetland Park, Scotland's largest urban heritage and nature park.You could extend your outing by visiting Frankfield Loch and Bishop Loch to the east.

Postcode

G33 1AH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Hogganfield Loch OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hogganfield Loch Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area you could head south to pick up the Clyde Walkway. This shared cycling and walking trail runs along the River Clyde through Glasgow.
To the east is Drumpellier Country Park where you'll find 500 acres of lowland heath, mixed woodlands, lochs and open grassland.
To the north east you can pick up the Strathkelvin Railway Path near Gartcosh. This shared cycling and walking route runs along a disused railway line to Strathblane, with lovely views of the Campsie Fells on the way.
The Glasgow Canal Walk, the Glasgow Murals Trail, the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Kelvin Walkway can also be picked up in the city.

Photos

Walkway around Hogganfield Loch - geograph.org.uk - 1225198

Walkway around Hogganfield Loch

Swans on the Shore of Hogganfield Loch - geograph.org.uk - 382166

Swans on the Shore of Hogganfield Loch

Pathway around Hogganfield Loch - geograph.org.uk - 382179

Pathway view

Mute Swan, Hogganfield Park Local Nature Reserve (geograph 4890840)

Mute Swan, Hogganfield Park Local Nature Reserve

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

HogganfieldLoch.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

HogganfieldLoch.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)