Caledonian Canal Winter Closure 2017

The Caledonian Canal will be closed to sea-to-sea traffic for a period this winter to allow essential repairs to be carried out to a number of the canal structures.

Closed to through traffic from 4pm Friday 6th January 2017 until 9am Monday 20th March 2017.

During this closure navigation of some sections of the canal will be possible within normal winter operating hours of Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm, by a minimum of 24 hours prior arrangement with the Canal Office in Inverness (T 01463 725500).

Please note that Clachnaharry Sea Lock will be closed to boat traffic between 30th January and 10th March, and Muirtown Swing Bridge will be closed to boat traffic between 6th and 17th March.

When the canal re-opens to through traffic on Monday 20th March 2017, normal winter operating hours of Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm will apply for that week. From Monday 27th March the canal’s spring operating hours of 8.30am – 5.30pm 7 days per week will come into effect.

 

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