GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Edinburgh to Airdrie

41 miles (66 km)

Travel along National Cycle Route 75 and enjoy lovely waterside runs along the Union Canal and the River Almond.
The route starts in the centre of Edinburgh, near the famous castle, and soon joins the traffic free canal side path taking you to Balerno. You continue on road to East Calder where you join another scenic traffic free stretch along the River Almond taking you through Livingston, before more cycle paths take you onto Bathgate. Here you join the delightful Bathgate to Airdrie Railway path which takes you past Armadale and the attractive Hillend Reservoir to Airdrie.

Edinburgh to Airdrie OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Edinburgh to Airdrie Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Edinburgh Castle

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Along the Union Canal in Edinburgh

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Canal side path in Craiglockhart, Edinburgh

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Waters of Leith Edinburgh

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Weir at Mid Calder

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Mid Calder Falls

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Hillend Reservoir

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GPS Files

GPX File

Edinburgh to Airdrie.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Edinburgh to Airdrie.mmo (right click - 'Save As')