The Falkirk Wheel is hoping to raise funds - and one or two screams - for charity as part of a Halloween spooktacular that will see all profits from the attraction's boat trips donated to the STV Appeal!
We've teamed up with Scottish Opera to offer FREE showings of their new canal-themed kids production throughout Scotland! Learn about the waterways and the hardy Clyde Puffer boats that once plied their trade on them as you join brave and bold Puffy MacPuffer on the canal adventure of a lifetime!
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.
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!
The groundbreaking Helix project has won the coveted title of Best Environment Project at the National Lottery Awards 2014.
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!