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Forth, Clyde & Union Canals

Location: Scotland (Central Scotland) Distance: 69 miles (111km)

Fri 23 Feb Train from London to Glasgow Central; walk to Glasgow Queens Street, train to Bowling. Dinner at the Stonefield Carvery. B&B at the Clyde View Guest House.

Sun 24 Feb Milton - Bowling - Old Kilpatrick Clydebank (fish & chips at McMonagles sail-through chip shop)- Kelvin River - River Clyde - Charing Cross (Glasgow) 13½ miles B&B at Charing Cross

Mon 25 Feb Glasgow - Port Dundas - Lambhill (junction) - Cadder Kirkintulloch - Kilsyth 16 miles Dinner at The Coachman. B&B: Libby MacGregor, Allanfauld Farm, Kilsyth, G65 9DF Tel: 01236 - 822155 Tue 26 Feb Kilsyth - Bonnybridge - Falkirk Wheel - Falkirk ** miles Feb Dinner at the Copper Top. B&B: Arbuthnot House, Dorrator Road, Falkirk, FK1 4BN Tel: 01324 - 634785

Wed 27 Feb Falkirk - Tide Lock at River Carron - taxi back to Falkirk - Linlithgow. Dinner at the Four Marys. ** miles B&B at hotel at west end of town.

Thu 28 Feb Linlithgow - Winchburgh - Broxburn - B7030 - Kirkliston ** miles B&B at Crannog, New Liston Road, Kirkliston. Dinner at the Newliston Arms.

Fri 01 Mar Kirkliston - Ratho - Hermiston - Haymarket - Edinburgh - Edinburgh Bus Station ** miles Bus from Edinburgh to St Andrews: B&B with a friend.

Sat 02 Mar Bus from St Andrews to Edinburgh, stay with an aunt.

Sun 02 Mar Day in Edinburgh, stay with an aunt.

Sun 03 Mar Train from Edinburgh to London; train home.