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Self-Led Walking Trail Doors Open Day 2013

Self-Led Walking Trail Doors Open Day 2013. West End Circuit. Start & Finish – Hyndland Station Distance – 2 miles, around 50mins Terrain – generally level walk on good surfaces with some steps.

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Self-Led Walking Trail Doors Open Day 2013

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  1. Self-Led Walking TrailDoors Open Day 2013 West End Circuit Start & Finish – Hyndland Station Distance – 2 miles, around 50mins Terrain – generally level walk on good surfaces with some steps 95. Maggie's Gartnavel Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, G12 0YN Rem Koolhaas (OMA Architects), 2011 The building is designed as a sequence of interconnected L-shaped spaces – an arrangement that minimises the need for corridors and hallways and allows the rooms to flow. The Centre feels casual, almost carefree, allowing people tofeel at ease and at home. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: every 30 minutes from 10.30am; 30 minutes This walking route takes you around 3 venues embracing our Green City theme and through some nice urban greenspace giving you the chance to experience the natural beauty Glasgow has to offer. Leave Hyndland Station platform and take the steps signposted to ‘Gartnavel Hospitals’ into the hospital grounds where you will pick up ‘Maggies’ signage. Go left and then cross over at the Ambulance depot and up the hill. Pass the car park on your left and at the mini roundabout go left to access the entrance to the Maggies Centre (Venue 95). Note there is a short section without pavement so take care. Leave Maggies and keep left walking in front of the old Gartnavel Royal, a red sandstone building. Cross over and take the path downhill amongst the trees to the beautifully converted chapel that is the Calman Cancer Support Centre (venue 86). Leave the Centre and walk right down Shelly road, cross over and walk round by Binghams pond and out onto Great Western Road. Keep right and cross at the pedestrian lights and take the path onto Beaconsfield Road. Follow the road down to St John’s Renfield Church (venue 99). Retrace your steps back to Great Western Road and cross back over at the pedestrian lights. Walk around the front of the Partners Suite restaurant, through the small car park and onto Hughenden Lane. Walk past the new townhouses alongside Hillhead Sports Club round to Hughenden Road. Go straight through 2 mini roundabouts then take the curved steps on your right down into Old Station Park. Walk Diagonally across the grounds and down the path at the far corner out to Hayburn Lane by Novar Nursery School. Walk out to Novar Drive then go right back down to Hyndland Station. 86. Calman Cancer Support Centre NEW! 75 Shelley Road, G12 0ZE JJ Burnet, 1904; Austin-Smith:Lord, 2012 New home to Cancer Support Scotland (Tak Tent), a beautifully restored arts & crafts styled building, formerly known as the Gartnavel Royal Hospital Chapel. A bright, welcoming space with a relaxing atmosphere. Advance booking essential for tours at www.glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 20 minutes Got the walking bug? 99. St. John’s Renfield Church 22 Beaconsfield Road, G12 0NY James Taylor Thomson, 1931 This light-filled sanctuary by James Taylor Thomson features stained glass by Douglas Strachan, arguably one of Scotland’s finest stained glass artists, and Gordon Webster, an elder of the church who made a major contribution to the decoration of Scotland’s churches. Visitors welcome for worship, 11am - 12noon on Sunday. Tours not available during worship. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 30 minutes Why not join your local FREE health walk and take in some beautiful architecture as you walk around the city and enjoy our great parks. www.glasgowlife.org.uk/healthwalks Tel: 0141 387 0963

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