Access: The nearest mainline railway station to the start point at Speirs Wharf is Glasgow Queen Street. You can also travel to Glasgow Central. See www.thetrainline.com. If you are driving park in Glasgow at one of many car parks. Please note that bikes are not always allowed on the Subway underground network.
Start: Speirs Wharf (G4) is accessed by following the signs for the Forth and Clyde Canal via Craighall Road or Garscube Road, Glasgow. You will also see the blue signs starting from the back of Cowcaddens Subway Station.
Finish: Bowling Basin, off Dumbarton Road (A82).
Return: Via train from Bowling to Glasgow, or by bike. You could also retrace the route to Westerton Railway Station to Glasgow.
Distance: 20km / 12 miles
Terrain: Flat traffic free path along the Forth & Clyde canal; mix of tarmac, gritted tarmac and some cobblestones.
Bikes: Hybrid and mountain bikes.