Antonine Trail

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Start: Dumbarton
Distance: 71 miles (114 km)
Grid Ref: NS405750
 
Climbing: 1,557 metres
Walk time: 28-35 hours
Days: 4-6

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Antonine Trail roughly follows the length of the Roman Antonine Wall from west to east, crossing five modern local authorities (East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire) throughout its length. As well as finding evidence of the turf constructed barrier during the walk there are a number of sites and museums to visit. From the Firth of Clyde start near Dumbarton East Railway Station the way visits Dumbarton Castle, Dunglass Castle, Old Kilpatrick, Mountblow, Dalmuir, Duntocher (Roman Fort), Garscadden Wood, Colquhoun Park, Bearsden, Killmardinn Loch, Allander Water, Temple of Boclair, Balmuildy Bridge, Forth and Clyde Canal, Cadder, Barleybank, Kirkintilloch, Twechar, Castle Hill, Croy Hill, Dullatur, Greenhill, Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Callendar House, Laurieston, Polmont, Kinneil House, Bo'ness, Blackness Castle, Wester Shore Wood, Abercorn, Hopetoun House, Queensferry, Barnbougle Castle, Dalmeny House and a crossing of the River Almond to finish on the Firth of Forth at Cramond Tower.


Useful Links:
An Antonine Trail Guide
Long Distance Walkers Association


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