Forth and Clyde Canal: Stockingfield Jcn to Kilsyth

The Forth & Clyde Canal was designed by the eminent civil engineer John Smeaton and completed in 1790. This stage leads from Stockingfield Junction in Maryhill, Glasgow out into the countryside, through the town of Kirkintilloch and on to Kilsyth.


Variable grade surfaced towpath

Public Transport

Rail stations at Gilschochill 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 in Kilsyth.


Stockingfield canal junction, Maryhill. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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