Strathblane to Croy

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This stage of the John Muir Way starts with a 12.5km tarmac cycle path stretch to Kirkintilloch with great views of the Campsie Fells, before a section of canal towpath to Twechar from where the route follows the line of the Roman Antonine Wall climbing to a couple of hill forts with great views to finish near Croy which has a station. Kilsyth is a 1.5km detour where there are all services, or Auchinstarry marina has a hotel and restaurant slightly nearer. Along the way food can be found in Lennoxtown, Milton of Campsie and Kirkintilloch.

Terrain

Surfaced shared cycle path to Kirkintilloch, then canal tow path, can be muddy in places.

Public Transport

Bus to Strathblane, bus at Kilsyth, train at Croy.

Start

Strathblane church on A891. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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