Whether you're taking in the majesty of Neptune's Staircase, marvelling at the Kelpies or enjoying a trip to The Falkirk Wheel, make sure you stay SAFE (Stay Away From the Edge) when you visit the waterways this summer.
The launch of a new canoe trail between Scotland's two largest cities will encourage more Scots to get onto the water and stay healthy by enjoying one of the nation's fastest growing sports.
Comfortable and cosy, the historic canal lock keepers' cottages are full of charm, whether you bring the family or escape for a romantic Canalside break!
Check out three new properties added for 2014!
Scots across the country could soon be swapping cul-de-sacs and cottages for waterways and wide-beam barges as Scottish Canals launches phase two of its residential mooring scheme - Living on Water.
The winners of a competition that saw Scotland's young architects and landscape architects design viewpoints to enhance two of Scotland's most scenic beauty spots have been announced.
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. Don't forget to sign up as a
member to receive regular updates and news straight to your
Volunteering with Scottish Canals and the Scottish
Waterways Trust - Get involved, meet new people and help
make your canals great places for exploring, relaxing,
learning and working.
Scotland's canals are already host to thousands of paddle sport
enthusiasts every year. Choose your local canal, simply complete
the licence form, read the safety tips and you are ready to
discover the joys of paddling along the Scottish canal network.
Running and walking along a canal towpath can give you a
completely different view on a place, even somewhere you know well.
Enjoy well maintained paths and a traffic free atmosphere, an ideal
location for a leisurely walk or as part of your exercise
Cycling is a great way to get fit and stay fit. Enjoy the
outdoors, exercise with the family and feel the benefits. Enjoy a
leisurely cycle ride along your local canal or take the family and
the bikes off the towpath and discover some fantastic canal side
pubs and restaurants.
Whether you are an athlete, sports fan or volunteer, the countdown to Scotland’s biggest ever party is over. Check out the official website for more information. Bring it on!