Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

This trail starts from the car park at Underwood Lock, off the B816 near Allandale. There are disabled parking bays in the car park.There are two barriers along this route which can be passed by the chicanes but these are only 800mm wide and may not be easy to move through for everyone. Check out the 'width' tags on the map.The path is level with a firm and even surface over most of its length. There are some potholes and puddles after wet weather.The trail is used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders .

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, February 2011 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 2.2 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
 

Information

This trail starts from the car park at Underwood Lock. This is off the B816 near Allandale.From the car park cross the lock bridge and turn right.

Start This trail starts from the car park at Underwood Lock. This is off the B816 near Allandale.From the car park cross the lock bridge and turn right.

There are two disabled parking bays in the car park. One was not available when this trail was surveyed.

Blue Badge parking bays There are two disabled parking bays in the car park. One was not available when this trail was surveyed.

Some information about the Forth and Clyde Canal is available in the car park.

Information Some information about the Forth and Clyde Canal is available in the car park.

There are several picnic tables in the car park on the other side of the canal from Underwood Lockhouse.

Seat There are several picnic tables in the car park on the other side of the canal from Underwood Lockhouse.

There is a picnic table on the grass near the bridge. Turn right here to head towards Bonnybridge.

Seat There is a picnic table on the grass near the bridge. Turn right here to head towards Bonnybridge.

After you cross the lock bridge turn right to head towards Bonnybridge which is just over 2 Km away.

Direction After you cross the lock bridge turn right to head towards Bonnybridge which is just over 2 Km away.

Keep right along the tow path.The path to the left leads to Parkfoot.

Direction Keep right along the tow path.The path to the left leads to Parkfoot.

The barrier was locked when the trail was surveyed. The chicane to the left has a gap that is about 800mm wide and the box about 1600mm deep.

Barrier The barrier was locked when the trail was surveyed. The chicane to the left has a gap that is about 800mm wide and the box about 1600mm deep.

 

Path

There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

Surface There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

 

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There are views over open countryside from the canal  tow path.

Path There are views over open countryside from the canal tow path.

 

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There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

Surface There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

 

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Stay on the two path. The path to the left leads to Dennyloanhead,

Direction Stay on the two path. The path to the left leads to Dennyloanhead,

 

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Stay on the two path. The path to the left leads to Dennyloanhead,

Direction Stay on the two path. The path to the left leads to Dennyloanhead,

 

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Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

Surface Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

Surface There are a few places where the surface is a little uneven with some loose stones.

 

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Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

Surface Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

 

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Keep right on the tow path. Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

Direction Keep right on the tow path. Pot holes and puddles are sometimes right across the path.

 

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The surface of the last part of the path to Bridge Street in Bonnybridge is uneven in places.

Surface The surface of the last part of the path to Bridge Street in Bonnybridge is uneven in places.

The trail ends at Bridge Street in Bonnybridge.On the other side of Bridge Street the tow path continues towards the Falkirk Wheel which is about 3 Km away.

End The trail ends at Bridge Street in Bonnybridge.On the other side of Bridge Street the tow path continues towards the Falkirk Wheel which is about 3 Km away.

Forth & Clyde Canal - Underwood Lock Phototrail

 

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Blue Badge parking bays
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Shelter
Viewing Platform
Visitor Centre
Water  Sports Centre
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