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Edinburgh to Glasgow Canals Walk (Forth & Clyde, and Union)

101 km / 63 miles

E Dunbarton, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow, N Lanark, W Dunbarton, W Lothian
A route following wherever possible the towpaths of the Union and Forth & Clyde Canals from Edinburgh through Ratho, Broxburn, Linlithgow, Falkirk and Bonnybridge. Near the start point is the World Heritage Site of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh. In Glasgow the route links in to the city's numerous pathways and cycleways providing access to the start of the West Highland Way at Milngavie and also the Clyde Walkway.


Details:

Path Type
Scotland's Great Trails
Attributes
Canal; Urban; World Heritage Site
Start
NT239731 - Haymarket Station, Edinburgh
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Finish
NS448736 - Old Kilpatrick, West Dunbartonshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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Fit for Life: Glasgow Walkways (Glasgow City Council - 2000)
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River Avon Heritage Trail (Central Scotland Forest Trust - 2007)

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Route Profile:

101.8 Km (63.3 miles)
810 m (2,657 ft) ascent
103 m (338 ft)  maximum height