Cramond Walkers - Falkirk Wheel and Tunnel
Date:
22nd February 2020
Time:
9:30
Description:
Meet at Edinburgh Park station at 9.30 am for 9.43 am train to Camelon then walk to Lock 16 to pick up the westbound towpath on the Forth & Clyde canal. Coffee stop at the Falkirk Wheel then climb alongside the Wheel to pass through the modern Roughcastle Tunnel and follow the eastbound Union Canal towpath towards Falkirk. There is an opportunity to shorten the walk at Falkirk High station which has 4 trains an hour to Haymarket and Waverley, not stopping at Edinburgh Park but 2 an hour make a connection to that station at Polmont. The main walk continues through the Falkirk Tunnel to Polmont station from where 2 trains an hour run to Edinburgh Park. No suitable café has been found in Polmont so a picnic is recommended. Meet: Edinburgh Park Station at 9.30 am or Camelon at 10.15 am

 

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