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The HArTT cycle route goes down this steep slope to the Union Canal (see #101156). A new sensibly graded ramp has been built to the right (see #101153).

A barrier on the track up to the Union Canal.

The Union Canal towpath approaching the Falkirk Tunnel.

Inside the Union Canal's Falkirk Tunnel.

Looking inside the Union Canal's Falkirk Tunnel. A sign back at #101156 advises dismounting. I wouldn't disagree. This end of the tunnel is quite wet, so can be slippery.

The Union Canal towpath approaching the Falkirk Tunnel, with some curious people looking in.

A route sign on the Union Canal, with four directions indicated: Union Canal eastbound (via Falkirk Tunnel) Union Canal westbound (Falkirk Wheel) Falkirk High station Dirt path to Slamannan Road (part of the HArTT cycle route, #103474) ... [more]

A route sign on the Union Canal, with four directions indicated: Union Canal eastbound (via Falkirk Tunnel, sign hidden behind post) Union Canal westbound (Falkirk Wheel) Falkirk High station Dirt path to Slamannan Road (part of the HAr ... [more]

On the left a new ramp up to a car park (see #101153), and on the right the path connecting to the Union Canal.

New cycle parking in a new car park for Falkirk High station. But 'Cyclists Dismount' on the ramp down to the Union Canal. See also #101153.

A barrier guarding the steep access ramp down to the Union Canal towpath (see #101129) but rather awkward to get even a standard bike through.

A steep access ramp to the Union Canal towpath, although there's not much that could be done to reduce the gradient without a big budget.

Avon Aqueduct and Cockleroy hill

Avon Aqeduct

Hall Glen Tunnel https://unioncanalunlocked.org.uk/index.php

Used to be Nobel factory. Now TESCO https://unioncanalunlocked.org.uk/index.php

Union canal and John Muir Way

Path from John Muir Way

Avon Aqueduct

new surface march 2017

new surface march 2017

new surface march 2017

new surface march 2017

"Santa's Secret Village this way" Location: , Falkirk (Scotland, United Kingdom) Roughcastle Tunnel, Scottish Canals Santa's Secret Village The Falkirk Wheel Lime Road, Tamfourhill, Falkirk FK1 4RS

Lots of cycle stands at the Falkirk Wheel Visitors' Centre, but they are spaced far too closely together, making access needlessly difficult. Plenty of room for a more sensible spacing without loss of stands.

Falkirk canal tunnel on the Union Canal (NCN 754)

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