SAVE THE DATE: Bowling Harbour Spring Festival Saturday 30th March 2019

Celebrate the 2019 Outdoor Activity season at and enjoy a fun-filled Spring festival at beautiful Bowling Harbour – the gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal!


Enjoy a day of activities, workshops and events running from 9am until 4pm!

  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Explore the area with a trek from Patchwork Ponies
  • Take care of the environment with a Bowling beach litter pick
  • Canal heritage talks
  • Wildlife tours
  • Find out more about the work of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) 
  • Take part in a range of fun activities with Scottish Waterways Trust
  • All against a backdrop of live acoustic music

Take part in all the activities from the BHive Activity Hub

  • Canoeing
  • Water Zorbing
  • Soft Archery
  • Garden Games
  • Competitions
  • Find out more and sign up to the 2019 BHive Kids Summer Day Camp

Lots of activities going on at Arches 7, 8 and 9!


  • Arch 7:  Made In West Dunbartonshire Makers Market & demonstrations (10% off selected items!)
  • Arch 8:  Artist Studio and Clay Exhibition

Kids Activities

  • 1030 am -12 pm Latern Making for Earth Hour
  • 1230 – 1.15 pm -1.15 pm – 2 pm Cynotype photographs

Adult Activities

  • 2.30pm – 4pm  Printmaking for Cards
  • 4.30 – 5.30pm  Meditative Walk


  • Arch 9:  Artist Studio and Wood and resin workroom


There’s loads for everyone to see and do at Bowling Harbour!

If you require any further information, please email

The event is brought to by Scottish Canals

* No booking is necessary for the BHive activities but places will be given out on a first come first serve basis so please arrive on time to avoid disappointment. Please note activities will take place outdoors therefore please come dressed appropriately for the weather.

Points of Interest

Use the legend to find things to do around the Forth & Clyde Canal