The walk is approximately 3 miles, on towpaths and footpaths.
Looking at traces of the industry still visible in the buildings of the Old Town.
Scotland?s Canals played a defining role in the history of the Industrial Age of Great Britain and Ireland and each has a fascinating and unique history. Join the Scottish Waterways Trust for a 2 hour guided walk to explore the social and industrial history of Fountainbridge and Edinburgh?s Union Canal, opened in 1822.
Year of Innovation Architecture and Design: Explore the innovative Leamington Lift Bridge, outstanding aqueducts and association with eminent engineers on our journey along the Union Canal - an extraordinary example of Georgian civil engineering.