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Falkirk to Linlithgow

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Walk along the Forth & Clyde Union Canal to the pleasant town of Linlithgow with it's Royal Palace and loch.   

14.4 km
3:41 h
78 m
98 m

Meander along the canal on pleasant grassy tracks and join the River Avon Heritage Trail. Arrive at historic Linlithgow, birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots. This friendly and charming town offers a lovely high street with good facilities, where you’ll find a blend of old and new. Visit the preserved ruins of the Royal Palace next to Linlithgow Loch. 

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Catherine Allan 
Updated: April 02, 2018
Highest point
91 m
Lowest point
35 m

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This route is used in the following itineraries:

WSJMW

Start

Falkirk (67 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NS 88179 79193
DD
55.992629, -3.794221
DMS
55°59'33.5"N 3°47'39.2"W
UTM
30U 450457 6205543
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Destination

Linlithgow

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
NS 88179 79193
DD
55.992629, -3.794221
DMS
55°59'33.5"N 3°47'39.2"W
UTM
30U 450457 6205543
w3w 
///clashing.advising.waltzed
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Distance
14.4 km
Duration
3:41 h
Ascent
78 m
Descent
98 m

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