How to get here

The Glasgow Canal stretches from Port Dundas to Speirs Warf, Firhill and beyond. To access the canal it is just a 10 minute walk from the city centre via the M8 underpass at Cowcaddens.  To show your route please use the map above.

Bus Routes
Number 7, 7A, 75 from Glasgow Central Station
Cowcaddens (to access the canal via Port Dundas and Speirs Warf Area)
Cycle routes
The canal offers an exciting gateway to a network of cycle paths and routes within Glasgow and beyond to Loch Lommond.  We are working closely with Sustrans to improve the cycle network in the area.

To Do

Loading Bay Skatepark

The Loading Bay Skatepark

This incredible new facility offers a quality sports and leisure experience primarily for skateboarding and BMX riding.
Storyteller at festival

Glasgow Canal Festival 25 July 2020

The Glasgow Canal Festival is an annual high quality and diverse event which represents an exciting and much-anticipated point in Glasgow’s annual cultural calendar for local audiences and people from across the city. 

Glasgow Wake Park ↗

Wakeboarding, Wake ski-ing, Stand-up Paddle Boards, Group days out

Glasgow Kayak Club ↗

White Water Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Sprint and Marathon, Surf Kayaking, Canoe Polo

Pinkston Watersports ↗

Kayaking & Canoeing,  Rafting & River Boarding, River Bugging, Swimming and Triathlon, Artificial whitewater course, Park & Play, Community Activities

Food and Drink

Cafe Ocho ↗

Situated on the banks of the impressive Speirs Wharf, in a corner of the original 1851 heritage building, lies Ocho Delicatessen.

Cafe Octavia ↗

Café Octavia is located within the Scottish Opera Technical Centre, where everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a leisurely lunch or a quick bite.

Piece @ TWB ↗

Small minimalist café space on the ground floor now serves pre packed pieces, for speed and convenience alongside our own roast coffee and tempting cakes. Perfect as well if you’re just out for a walk on the canal.