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By Hamish Brown

This wonderful and informative booklet may be of sensible profit to all who notice the ancient Union Canal and the Forth & Clyde Canal, no matter if strolling, biking, boating or vacationing the Falkirk Wheel or the Kelpies. The canals are for enjoyable, even if at the water, at the towpath, strolling or biking or simply traveling. The canals might be loved at any season.  In iciness, with the bushes leafless, the perspectives are extra huge and there's much less site visitors on towpath or waterway.  In excessive summer season the golf green international of bushes is sort of overwhelming, the banks crowded with candy reed grass, meadow candy, willowherbs, vetches and lots of spreads of yellow waterlily, a true Wind within the Willows world.  In autumn there are brambles to be eaten, in spring the returning flora and fauna spree, with swans nesting and swallows swooping.  The canals are a scenic deal with and may pay off many visits or a devoted vacation problem. Canals throughout Scotland offers specified towpath info, indicates what to determine and do alongside the way in which and within the cities handed. The ebook is filled with attention-grabbing historic historical past, an expert descriptions, useful info, stable tales and is fantastically illustrated.  facet journeys to the Antonine Wall, which stretches from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde, state parks or to cities like Linlithgow, Falkirk, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch, usually through round walks, also are described.  The canals are for leisurely, undying exploring and this up-to-date advisor can be an important companion.

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