Mini Free For All: Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth - Dandelion
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Mini Free For All: Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth

Three performers in brightly coloured clothing pose at an event in front of large letters spelling 'GROW'
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Free to use Publicity pics. 27/5/2022. Pics of rehearsals taking place for tomorrow's Dandelion "Free for All" plant giveaway at Rankin Park, Greenock. Pic shiws performers, L-R: Lily Smith (wind), Stanley Smith (sun), and Hilde McKenna (water).

  • Calendar 23 Jun 2022


As the Floating Garden tours the Scottish Canal network, it will stop at several locations, visiting local communities along its journey. At each stop a flower singer will come alive, singing harvest songs while you have a chance to pick up some free, easy growing plants - to kickstart your growing journey. Come along to experience the fun and join in on a summer of growing!

Auchinstarry Marina,
G65 9SG

Venue and Access Information


The closest railway station is Croy which is which is 1.2 miles from the Marina. Journey time by train from Glasgow City Centre is approximately 9 minutes and trains run every 15 minutes.

It is a 25 minute walk from the station to the Marina.

The No 43 bus runs from Croy Station to Auchinstarry Farm and it is a 3 min walk (0.1 miles) from the Farm to the Marina.
The towpath is level and follows National Bike Route 735.


There are public toilets, including accessible toilets, on site.


Car parking is free for all users. There is an open-air car park at the entrance to the Marina with 3 designated blue badge parking spaces. The route is accessible to wheelchair users with some assistance as there are ramps and some slight slopes. The car park surface is loose chippings. There is a designated drop off point adjacent to the Boathouse Restaurant.


Auchinstarry is located on the Forth & Clyde Canal just outside Kilsyth. The nearby Boathouse Restaurant provides food and accommodation.

Assistance and well-behaved dogs are welcome and fresh drinking water will be provided

Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth

Auchinstarry Marina,
G65 9SG
  • Opening Times
  • Thursday 5 - 7pm