One of Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal's most iconic buildings, has been brought back to life as a unique holiday cottage - just in time for its 200th birthday.
Santa's leaving the reindeer behind this year to offer kids and parents a one-of-a-kind boat trip on The Falkirk Wheel!
Join jolly Saint Nick at his magical grotto on selected dates between 13th and 24th December.
Take a look at the Scottish Canals Online Shop for some unique and inspiring gifts this Christmas. From tweed iPad covers to woollen throws, silk scarves to a Falkirk Wheel model-making kit, and even heritage maps that would look more at home in an art gallery than a museum, there's lots of choice for everyone.
People of Glasgow are being encouraged to keep active over the festive season with the launch of an innovative fitness trail on the banks of the Forth & Clyde Canal.
The new Trim Trail features six workout stations on a mile-long stretch of the canal in North Glasgow and is free for anyone to use.
Works to improve Scotland's railway infrastructure is currently in place along sections of the Forth & Clyde Canal. To facilitate the reconstruction of Carmuirs Tunnel at The Falkirk Wheel, and minimise disruption to users, the canal will be closed to navigation from 20th October 2014 to 27th March 2015.
Winter is a particularly beautiful time on the nation's
waterways, but we urge everyone to take care at this time of
year, particularly on icy or frosty days.
Remember to stay SAFE
(Stay Away From
Check here for our winter operating hours and any
Helpful guidance and advice to help take care of your boat over
Winter. Share your winter maintenance tips with others!
Here you will find details of all the canal works across
the network. From improvements to stoppages, everything you need to
know as a customer on Scotland's Canals this winter.
Find out where Santa will be over the winter, as well as more
winter events along the canals!
In 2014 Scotland welcomes the world to join in the exciting Year of Homecoming. In addition to the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup, there's our year-long programme of events and activities to showcase all that's great about Scotland!
The Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe Trail follows 87km of canal from Pinkston Watersports in Glasgow City Centre across the Central Belt to the heart of Edinburgh.
Visit the Canoe Trail website for everything you need to get on the water!