The Caledonian Canal Centre opened in 2017 and is already a world-class visitor and destination hub.

Situated on the southernmost tip of Loch Ness, the Caledonian Canal Centre is a redeveloped existing premises in Fort Augustus, promoting the area as a long-stay, year-round destination. The sustainable tourism offering celebrates this unique location along the canal whilst contributing to the local economy by providing access to jobs and economic activity.

What can I do at the Caledonian Canal Centre?

  • Discover

    The visitors centre is a hub of resource and amenities for both visitors and locals, available all year round. Offering information and interpretation throughout the centre, visitors are invited to unlock the wealth of local heritage and iconic features of the Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness and the Gre

  • Eat

    The Caledonian Canal Centre also boasts a café, serving homemade, Scottish produce throughout the day. Grab and go options are also available so you can enjoy your fresh coffee or artisan ice cream from the Black Isle Dairy whilst you explore Fort Augustus around you.

  • Shop

    And of course no holiday would be complete without a souvenir, which you can select from the various Scottish products found in the centre’s gift shop.

Opening Hours

The Caledonian Canal Centre is open seven days a week, though hours vary depending on season.

April 1st to October 31st – 09:00 to 17:00
November 1st to March 31st – 09:30 to 15:30

Find Us

Caladonian Canal Centre
Fort Augustus
PH32 4BA

Phone: 01463 725581