Walk & Talk (& Boat trip) - Forth & Clyde Canal (Glasgow end) SOLD OUT

When & Where

This is a Scottish Local History Forum event.
Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 10:45am to 3:45pm
Canal House, 1 Applecross Street, Glasgow , G4 9SP

Event Details

Outline itinerary is as follows:

10:45 - 11:00: Meet at Scottish Canals' HQ at Applecross Street.
On-street parking available, otherwise a bus passes the end of Applecross St; then a short walk to the venue.

11:00 - 12:00: Depart on the ‘Gipsy Princess’ (Forth & Clyde Canal Society boat) to cruise to Maryhill, with commentary en route on historic canal-side industries etc.

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch at The White House, an historic pub at the Maryhill top lock that has been taken over and is being refurbished by a cycling charity.
Lunch of soup & sandwich; tea / coffee; fruit or cake is included in the price. During lunch there will be a 20-30 min talk on historical industry and activities at the Maryhill flight of locks.

13:00 - 14:00: Walk and talk to explore the locks and/or the aqueduct.

14:00 - 15:00: Cruise back to Canals' HQ at Applecross St.

15:00 – 15:45 Walk & Talk around Canals HQ on the sculptures of the Forth & Clyde Canal Reservoirs.

Participants should have suitable footwear, and be able to walk short distances and board the boats.

Places are very limited and bookings can only be accepted with payment.


To secure your place, you can register and pay online here:

Ticket Type Price Buy
Forth and Clyde Canal Walk & Talk - Member £28.00
Forth and Clyde Canal Walk & Talk - Non-Member £33.00




Event Location

Canal House
1 Applecross Street
G4 9SP

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