Run, walk, hike - Crinan Canal
Explore your local canal for a leisurely stroll or pick up the pace and enjoy getting fit as you jog or run along the canal. Walking along a canal path can give you a completely different view on a place, even somewhere you know well. Enjoy well maintained paths and a traffic free atmosphere, ideal whether you choose to run or walk.
Discover the Crinan Canal by Boot - Walk or run along the Crinan Canal, the views are worth the effort as you cross from one side of the Mull of Kintyre to the other. Follow the towpath along a remote Scottish canal in an idyllic setting. Take in almost the entire route of this scenic canal – but cover no more than nine miles!
A one way walk along the entire length of the Crinan Canal linking the Atlantic with Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig. Overlooking the sea for the first part, and then passing the pretty locks at Cairnbaan, this almost level walk is good for bird watching.
Follow the towpath along a remote Scottish canal in an idyllic setting. Take in almost the entire route of this scenic canal – but cover no more than nine miles!
Take a look at these podcasts for the Dalriada Project’s Crinan Canal Video Trails to get a taste of this easy walk, from Crinan to Ardrishaig and back!
A journey along the Crinan Canal — Crinan to Ardrishaig
A journey along the Crinan Canal — Ardrishaig to Crinan
Dog Walkers are all welcome on the canal towpaths but please keep your dog under control and remember to clean up after!
A bus links the start and finish.
Your local waterway office
Crinan Canal Office
Argyll, PA30 8DZ
Tel: 01546 60321