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The new Bowline railway path, with steps and a ramp up from the canalside.

Amongst the shop units under the Bowline path are a café and a bike shop.

The refurbished former railway bridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal is now part of the Bowline path.

A ramp and steps connect the canal towpath to the Bowline path.

The revitalised former railway bridge across Dumbarton Road in Bowling, now part of the Bowline project.

Ramp to Manse Road, Bowling.

Off-ramp to Manse Road in Bowling.

The new Bowline path diverges from the Loch Lomond cycle path, with the original route into the park still available. NCN7 is now signed over the new route.

The new Bowline path merges with the original Loch Lomond cycle path.

The final bridge on the Bowline route is over Dumbarton Road.

The Bowline viaduct has various information boards.

The Bowline bridge across the Forth & Clyde Canal.

The start of the Bowline viaduct. Steps and a ramp connect the path to the canal towpath off to the right.

The Bowline path approaching Bowling.

The Bowline path, heading towards Bowling.

The route sign at the Bowline junction, east of Bowling. NCN7 is now signed via the new Bowline route, while NCN754 continues along the canal towpath. In the Clydebank direction, NCN7 is incorrectly shown in brackets.

A choice of routes approaching Bowling.

The plastic bollard at the entrance to the cycle path at Dock Street has gone missing.

A broken sign on the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath at Dalmuir.

Dock Street Clydebank, NCN 7 where it crosses a street, I wonder if it could be made more clear the path crosses here 🤔 Sight lines a major issue here with parked cars, for a path used by all age groups walk/wheeling with heavy vehicl ... [more]

The little bridge across the Forth & Clyde Canal in Clydebank appears to have stuck. Access is still available across the main bridge at the shopping centre, but this is often busy with pedestrians, making this a preferred route for cycling ... [more]

NCN7 meets Dock Street on the edge of Clydebank. This will become a busy crossing when the new bridge to Renfrew is built. There is scope to put the cycle path on a bridge to cross the road, reusing the abutment of the old railway bridge, b ... [more]

Traffic filtering on NCN7. This separates a small residential area from the industrial estate.

The Forth & Clyde Canal towpath in Clydebank.

An awkward barrier at the foot of the ramp up to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath, and no dropped kerb. The only way to the Clydebank Business Park that could possibly be just a quarter of a mile is to head in the opposite direction from ... [more]

Signs visible through the trees for various destinations not mentioned at the top of the ramp. Anyone getting this far probably already knows where they are going. Plus an awkward barrier to get around at the bottom of the steep and narrow ... [more]

The access ramp from the Forth & Clyde Canal to the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, but nothing on the signpost to say so.

Signs for destinations on the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath. A steep path next to the ruin leads down to Donald's Quay and to a path from there to The Saltings nature reserve.

The Forth & Clyde Canal towpath is now in a reasonable shape, but the path to Beardmore Street only gets worse as it goes on!

Access to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath over the lifting bridge at Farm Road.

A choice of routes to Glasgow, and a map. It just needs a 'You Are Here' arrow.

The cycle counter in Clydebank hasn't been working the last few times I've passed.

Canalside signage in Clydebank.

The view from Bowling Basin over the Clyde towards Erskine Bridge .

NCN7 Loch Lomond cycle path at Dock Street crossing.

There used to be direction signs at this path junction. Now just this! A brown sign cycle route to Dumbarton Castle starts here, going left, but there is no longer a sign here to let people know about it. Various signed walking routes al ... [more]

A barrier at Clyde St, set back from the path entrance.


Approaching Erskine Ferry Road

Counting Cyclists

The signed cycle route to the council offices uses the path across the Meadow. A pity the dropped kerb doesn't align with the path.

Cycle parking at the Clyde Shopping Centre, Clydebank

Cycle parking near the bandstand in Three Queens Square, Clydebank

Steps with wide wheeling ramp alongside at former tourist information centre at Milton, next to NCN 7

2010-06-26 038 Big Bike on Forth & Clyde Canal

Cycle parking stands at the Tourist Information Centre in Balloch, adjacent to NCN 7 (sign in background) and RCN 40 (no signs at junction with NCN 7!). TIC has leaflets on local cycle routes.

NCN 7 cycle path alongside River Leven nearing Balloch. For some reason this path is signed mainly with No Motor Vehicles signs, although here it also has a Cycles & Pedestrians sign.

Shared-use underpass beneath A814 at College Street, on NCN 7

NCN 7 marker post 7 is apparently left and right of this sign. It refers to the national cycle route number 7. Found in Balloch Castle Country Park. These posts are easy to miss, especially at junctions. Location approximate.

NCN 7 cycle path on former Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway entering Dumbarton

Bowling Tunnel on NCN 7 cycle path and former Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway View looking west

Bridge carrying Glasgow Road over NCN 7 cycle path on old rail trackbed Location: Milton (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Magic Cycles, Bowling Next to NCN 7

With-flow and contra-flow cycle lane on the same otherwise one-way road

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