Awoke yesterday morning to the most beautiful morning, so it was run round like a headless chicken time and make a picnic etc and get the cycle out. So off I heading and this being such a great place to live National Cycle Route 7 and 75 are about 100 metres from my front do. So off I headed for Johnstone and where the Cycle Way devides and I headed on to route number 7…..

Was a beautiful day and the cycle way follow the path of an old railway which in turn follows the path of a canal built by Thomas Telford in the early 1800’s. The cycle way is very tranquil and the wild flowers were stunning, dont think I have seen so many.

My aim was to reach Castle Semple Lock which I did and it was stunning and here are a few photos……

I then set off to explore the village of Lochwinnoch just for a nose about and I followed a line as it climbed the hillside and found a stunning water fall, all be it man made at some stage but still beautiful.

  I then headed back via Castle Semple Country Park, lovely place set on a hillside, but me being me decided to cycle to the summit but i picked the route that was all up hill but when i reached the top the track down wasnt the same so more cycling was needed, just wondering why I managed to cycle up hill to the summit and then uphill to get down!!!

   All in all a great cycle ride and a fantastic day…..must dash of to Bridge of Weir today……and to see where I end up….

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