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Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel - Half Day Tour from Glasgow
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This was the first canal built in Scotland, which stretches 35 miles from the village of Bowling on the River Clyde to the town of Grangemouth on the River Forth.
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“bike ride” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice day so we headed out from Edinburgh City Centre cycling along the canal tow path to Linlithgow about 22 miles. Quite a nice route passing through the city suburbs with a few aqueducts to add interest especially watching the busy city...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

As the years go by the canal and its path gets used more by the public enjoying themselves in a variety of ways. We usually cycle ,others are walking jogging sailing canoeing or riding a horse. The wayside signs provide excellent information about the surrounding...More

Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We went with our family and had a nice walk on a sunny day. There was so many people running and cycling. It's an ideal place for a bike ride as it is nice and flat. You occasionally see a barge and there is a...More

1  Thank Chiara D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

On a nice dry day, it is good to walk, cycle or run along the towpath. It is a shame so many other towpath users leave so much rubbish! On the day we were there, we did not see any barges using the canal. There...More

1  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We cycled from the North of Glasgow to Falkirk which took around 3 hours - 32 miles. The sign posting is clear for the different routes and most of the canal is good for road bikes as well as mountain bikes, there are some areas...More

Thank dirk1314
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We decided to have a walk along the canal parking at Kirkintilloch, astonished at the amount of litter all along the canal side, seems poorly neglected and so sad to see the countryside in this state

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Walked the length of canal and enjoyed every minute of it . Stayed at the Travelodge in Falkirk and from there used both car and buses to get to different sections( we are over 60 so get free bus travel , saves a fortune )...More

4  Thank redimondo
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I spent a couple of different days cycling on the Forth and Clyde canal, where it runs through Glasgow. On three separate trips I joined the canal at Bearsden in Northwest Glasgow and first cycled to Bowling where the canal ends and empties into the...More

1  Thank cloosh
Reviewed 8 August 2015

My granddaughter of five and myself found a dry day this summer and went for a cycle from the Bishopbriggs Sports Centre to The Stables restaurant on the Forth and Clyde Canal near Kirkintilloch..Our destination was a popular attraction just below the restaurant ,Craft Daft...More

Thank 989denisb
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Just cycled from Kirkintilloch to the Falkirk Wheel, and back, along the canal tow path. Great scenery. Stopped at Lock 19 for a coffee from my flask. Two barges were going through. The operator insisted I sit where I was and he moved my bike...More

Thank David R
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