Falkirk Wheel to Falkirk Community Hospital

Length: 2.7 miles

Route type: 1-way+public transport

Difficulty: Low

This short, 4.3 km route takes you from the Falkirk Wheel to the local community hospital near Falkirk Town Centre. Pick up a Forth Bike E-bike at the Falkirk Wheel and cycle up the hill through the parking area and its entrance gate. Turn right and go straight ahead at the roundabout. From there, after crossing the railway bridge, turn left onto the Union Canal tow path. Follow the path until you see the Seagull Trust Boathouse on the other side of the water. Cycle under the stone bridge and turn left, heading down the hill and under the railway bridge. At the bottom of the steep hill, turn left onto Gartcows Road. Follow the road as it turns into Maggie Wood’s Loan until you reach a junction. Here, turn right using the cycle path that runs alongside Westburn Avenue. Continue straight for just under 200 yards and turn right into the Falkirk Community Hospital car park where you’ll be able to dock your E-bike.


Map location: FK1 4RS

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