Make Your Way




Make Your Way is an active and sustainable travel focussed programme, enabling people to walk, wheel and cycle for everyday journeys in rural South Lanarkshire. Launching in 2016, Make Your Way has delivered 16 local active travel mapping initiatives, nine Sustainable Travel Action Plans and Concept Designs for two active travel pathways. 

Current projects

In 2021/22, Community Action Lanarkshire are progressing two Make Your Way projects.

Make Your Way: Crawford and Elvanfoot, Glespin, and Rigside and Douglas Water is funded by Paths For All Smarter Choices Smarter Places, South Lanarkshire Council Renewable Energy Fund and Strathclyde Passenger Transport. The project delivers bikeability in the local Primary Schools, Community Cycling Days and activities, sustainable travel information packs and the delivery of a sustainable travel focussed feasibility study, as voted for by the local communities. The project will be complete in March 2022. Find out more here.

Make Your Way: Key Links is funded by Sustrans Places for Everyone programme. Including public, stakeholder and landowner consultation, alongside neccessary technical surveys, project contractor Ironside Farrar have created Concept Designs for two active travel pathways bewteen Douglas - National Cycle Network NCN74 and Leadhills - Wanlockhead. The project team are currently awaiting confirmation of funding to progress to Stages 3 and 4 Detailed and Technical Design. Find out more here.

Completed projects

View the community-sourced, active travel maps (Abington, Carstairs Junction, Coalburn, Crawford and Elvanfoot, Crawfordjohn, Glespin, Douglas, Rigside and Douglas Water and Leadhills) and active travel resources at 

View the active travel maps for Carluke, Chatelherault Country Park, Glassford, Lanark, Larkhall and Stonehouse here.

View the Sustainable Travel Action Plans for Abington, Crawford and Elvanfoot, Crawfordjohn, Glespin, Douglas, Lamington, Leadhills, and Rigside and Douglas Water here.


Contact the project team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01555 880 551.

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