Visit the Union Canal
Union Canal is a route to remember, from the iconic Falkirk Wheel to the historic heart of Scotland's capital city. Discover boat trips, inspiring trails and amazing heritage.
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Attractions on the Union Canal
Embark on a short journey from the canalside and uncover a world of wonders. Explore magnificent landmarks, get active in the range of parks, and embrace the vibrant energy of nearby bustling cities and towns.See all attractions
The world's only rotating boat lift. A marvel of engineering and our flagship destination, The Falkirk Wheel connects the Forth & Clyde Canal and the Union Canal in a half-turn that takes only 5 minutes.
This ruined palace in Linlithgow is a popular attraction, famous as the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Europe's largest indoor climbing centre. Just 300m away from the Union Canal.
Things to do
Take a tour on the Falkirk Wheel, paddle through historic places or explore the canal on our towpaths. On the Union canal there is something for everyone.See all activites