Get out on the water to make the most of the canal. Find all the skipper's guides here, information on what type of licences and moorings to get and ways to pay, and keep up to date with the work ongoing around the canals and towpaths.
Latest ongoing works
Keep up to date with all the latest canal works across the network. From improvements to stoppages, everything you need to know is here!View all works
Our Skipper’s Guides are your complete reference guide to boating on the Scottish Canals. Your guide includes navigational information such as canal dimensions, sea lock approaches, safety information, facilities at locations, as well as ideas for where to stop for a bite to eat, services for your boat, and useful contact numbers.
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Union Canal is a route to remember, from the iconic Falkirk Wheel to the historic heart of Scotland's capital city.
Latest news and announcements
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