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Forth & Clyde / Union Canal Towpath

100 km / 62 miles

E Dunbarton, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow, N Lanark, W Dunbarton, W Lothian
A route following the towpaths of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals from Glasgow through Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Linlithgow, Broxburn and Ratho to Edinburgh.

The unique Falkirk Wheel boat lift bridges the 35 metre vertical gap between the two canals. The World Heritage Site of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh is close to the end of the route.


Details:

Path Type
Scotland's Great Trails
Attributes
Scotland's Great Trails; Canal; Urban; World Heritage Site
Start
NS451735 - Bowling Harbour, W Dunbarton
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Finish
NT246728 - Lochrin Basin, Edinburgh
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Route Profile:

100.4 Km (62.4 miles)
836 m (2,743 ft) ascent
103 m (338 ft)  maximum height