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.
Annual maintenance works are underway at The Falkirk Wheel to ensure the world’s only rotating boat lift keeps on turning in 2015.
The Falkirk Wheel will be out of operation from 3rd until 28th November.
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.
Scotland's beautiful sailing waters attract visitors from all over the globe - but we can offer so much more. Public consultation on a draft Marine Tourism Strategy is underway and we need your help to develop a world-class visitor experience.
The Horsebox Cafe and Gift Shop has opened in the shadow of the Kelpies!
Saddle up and head to The Helix for artisan ice cream, hot drinks and homemade snacks served beneath the noses of the majestic monuments to horse-powered heritage!
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.
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!