Forth & Clyde Canal: Maryhill to Kilsyth

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The Forth & Clyde Canal was completed in 1790 linking the Firth of Clyde to the Firth of Forth. The 2nd stage leads from Maryhill, Glasgow out into the countryside, through the town of Kirkintilloch and on to Kilsyth.


Surfaced towpath, some road crossings and shared cyclepath.

Public Transport

Rail stations at Maryhill near the start of the stage, and at Croy 2km from the end. There are also good bus links both from near the start, in Kirkintilloch town centre and Kilsyth.


Maryhill locks. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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