Clyde Canal (City of Glasgow)

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Canals - Clyde Canal

Euan McIlwraith begins his journey travelling along the full route of the Union and Forth & Clyde Canal. Euan follows the journey of the famous Edinburgh Christmas tree from felling in the forest to the switch-on of lights. Find out if the Young family are ready to part with their feathered friends in the final instalment of Landward's 'Turkey for Christmas' series.

The Union Canal and Forth & Clyde Canal have been transformed in recent years. Landward presenter Euan McIlwraith travels from Speirs Wharf to Maryhill to discover how a ribbon of green through the city is encouraging regeneration and access.

Features of the area

City of Glasgow Group

City of Glasgow is one of Scotland's 32 unitary council areas and serves the largest population of any of Scotland's councils. It was set up in 1996, with boundaries altered from those of the then City of Glasgow district of Strathclyde region: Rutherglen and Fernhill, Cambuslang and Halfway were transferred from the city area to the new South Lanarkshire council area.

It is bordered by West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

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