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The Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies
Introduction to Walk 1557

Photo from the walk - The Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies

County/Area - Falkirk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Falkirk walk connects the two modern attractions in the area - The Falkirk Wheel and the Falkirk Kelpies. The route follows the Forth & Clyde Canal. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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