Forth and Clyde Canal: Bowling to Stockingfield Jcn

The Forth & Clyde Canal was designed by the eminent civil engineer John Smeaton and completed in 1790. This first stage is an accessible, easy walk with excellent transport links along a historic waterway cutting a green and pleasant course through the city.

Terrain

Variable grade surfaced towpath

Public Transport

Rail stations at Bowling by the start, and at Gilschochill near the end of the stage. There is access to bus stops at various points.

Start

Bowling station. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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