Attractions on the Union Canal
Discover the enchanting wonders of the Union Canal, where history and engineering unite. Admire the grandeur of Linlithgow Palace, a majestic royal residence steeped in Scottish history. Then marvel at the Falkirk Wheel, an architectural marvel that seamlessly lifts boats between canals. Embark on a captivating journey through time and ingenuity.
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.
Callendar House is a well-preserved historic house that showcases the history of the area from the 11th to the 19th centuries.
Linlithgow Canal Centre, operated by the Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS), is a historical site and visitor attraction located in Linlithgow,
This ruined palace in Linlithgow is a popular attraction, famous as the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.
A heritage railway that runs along the southern shore of the Union and Forth and Clyde Canal, offering scenic views of the waterway.
Blackness Castle: This castle in Blackness is a popular filming location and offers stunning views of the Firth of Forth.
An eco-park featuring The Kelpies, a pair of 30-meter-tall horse head sculptures located in Falkirk, inspired by the working horses of Scotland's past.
A historic country house that dates back to the 17th century. Visitors can explore the house and its gardens.
This sculpture park and contemporary art gallery is located near Wilkieston and is a unique attraction with a variety of indoor and outdoor exhibits.
This family-friendly attraction in Livingston offers a petting zoo, play areas, and interactive exhibits on local history and wildlife.
This stunning park offers a variety of attractions, including a mini demonstration farm, a sculpture trail, a play park, and beautiful trails for exploration.
Europe's largest indoor climbing centre. Just 300m away from the Union Canal.
A 134-mile walking trail that passes by the Union Canal and Forth & Clyde Canal in Falkirk.