35 miles of towpath has been restored providing a safe,
traffic-free, pollution-free route for cyclists of all levels.
Cycle to work or cycle for fun; whichever you choose the Forth
& Clyde canal towpath has never been easier or safer. It
is the perfect activity for the whole family to keep fit and
- Please alert walkers by ringing your bell and always give way
- The towpath is often only 1m wide, and can be wet and uneven.
Take extra care. It is being upgraded and widened in sections
- Dismount at all road crossings, bridges, aqueducts and blind
bends and at canal weirs, including cobbled weirs.
- Do not speed, speed causes accidents!
Sustrans Route 754 follows the canal towpath from Bowling to
Edinburgh, so you can cycle across Scotland. The towpath betweeb
Dalmuir and Bowling forms part of the the scenic Glasgow to Loch