The Kelpies reign over new canal at Royal Opening
On July 8th 2015, HRH Princess Anne officially opened the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures and the new canal extension over which they stand guard!
On 28 March 2015, Maryhill Locks rocked to the sound of Neptune Steps – an amazing new swimming event from Red Bull that saw 100 top athletes duke it out for the winner’s laurels over a custom made course of canals and lock gates.
The Falkirk Wheel gets an MOT!
Every November, The Falkirk Wheel shuts down to undergo annual maintenance work ensuring the world’s only rotating boat lift keeps on turning the following year! Take a look at the gallery below to see what happens…
Edinburgh Canal Festival & Raft Race
The 2016 Edinburgh Canal Festival and Raft Race was pure #CanalMagic! Take a gander at our gallery of the action!
The Commonwealth Flotilla sets sail!
The largest flotilla in the history of the Clyde sailed toward the Commonwealth Games on Saturday 26th July 2014. More than 250 boats took part in this historic event and many sailed from all over the globe to join in!
Go Wild on the Canal!
Check out some of the images from the Go Wild on the Canal events on the Caledonian Canal, organised by the Scottish Waterways Trust.
The Creation of Pinkston
Five years in the making, Scotland’s first urban white water centre has quite the story to tell. Have a look at the pictures that tell the tale of Pinkston’s creation. See the story in pictures…
A Bird in the Crinan…
Twitchers travelling through ‘Britain’s most beautiful shortcut’ are in for a treat after Scottish Canals’ staff erected a custom-built bird hide.