Photographs of the Allander River in the town centre of Milngavie
The Kelvin Walkway connects Milngavie with the Glasgow Heliport
on the north bank of the River Clyde.
The walkway follows the Allander Water for 2 miles ( 3km ) southeast from Milngavie
to join the River Kelvin.
The route then turns southwest leaving the Kelvin to strike south through Summerston.
Joining the river again just north of Maryhill,
the Walkway then proceeds south through Kelvinside,
Kelvingrove Park and Yorkhill to reach the Clyde.
A total distance of 9 miles ( 14.5km ) is covered.
Gavin's Mill on the Allander River in Milngavie
The village of Milngavie grew up on the banks of the River Allander
where grain mills have been powered by the river since the fifteenth century.
The village name may derive from the historic Gavin's Mill.
Gavin's Mill dates from c1670and is a category "B" listed building.
Gavin's Mill has now been converted for use as a restaurant.
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