Covid-19 FAQ’s – The Steamer Terminal and Egg Shed on the Crinan Canal

On this page you will find answers to our FAQs surrounding The Caledonian Canal Centre during Covid-19.

If you have a question that isn’t answered here, please complete our online enquiry form and we will do our very best to get back to you as quickly as we can. Please follow us on social media for the latest updates @scottishcanals.

Is The Egg Shed and Steamer Terminal open in Ardrishaig?

No, these venues remain closed to the public.


When will I be able to navigate through locks and bridges?  

In line with the announcement by the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism that Scotland’s tourism sector is preparing to reopen during phase 3 of the Scottish Government route map on 15th July 2020, Scottish Canals is planning to reopen the canals to navigation as follows:

  • Crinan Canal – 16th July 2020


Are boater facilities still available and being maintained?

Yes, we continue to provide a service, with our employees and partners working to keep our waterways safe. Residential boaters’ facilities will remain open in those locations where we have residential mooring customers. All others will remain closed.


You can find out more about what Scottish Canals is doing across the business with our other FAQ pages below.

Towpath Usage and Activities


The Falkirk Wheel

Caledonian Canal Centre

The Steamer Terminal and The Egg Shed on the Crinan Canal

Bowling Harbour