Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow's Forth & Clyde Canal Engineering Trail

Glasgow's Forth & Clyde Canal Engineering Trail

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12 tour stops


Whitworth bascule bridge and railway swing bridge

The first two bridges on our trail

2 min

Speaker Martin's Lock & Port Dundas Basin

Two new locks

27 s

Speirs Link Bridge

A modern bridge with historic foundations

22 s

Applecross Basin

An old basin with a new life

20 s

Claypits Local Nature Reserve

Glasgow's only inner city local nature reserve

26 s

Firhill Basin

Large basin

15 s

The Nolly Brig

The Firhill Road Bridge

36 s

Murano Street Bridge

Murano Street Bridge

12 s

Ruchill Spillway

The Ruchill Spillway acts as an overflow on this stretch of the canal

32 s

Stockingfield Junction

A new bridge for an old junction

41 s

Maryhill Locks

A series of five locks changing the level of the canal

24 s

Kelvin Aqueduct

A major tourist attraction when it was new

1 min


A tour along the Forth & Clyde Canal in Glasgow is a journey through time from the Jacobite uprisings, through the industrial revolution and right up to modern times. You’ll learn about the engineering of this peaceful, active way to travel in and out of the city and find out about its secret other life...

Itinerary 5.5 km / 1:00

Offline map included

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