Falkirk Hire Base
Carving through the Scottish lowlands, the newly restored Forth & Clyde and Union Canals are linked by the world famous 'Falkirk Wheel'. A mobile phone is a must on these waterways, to pre-book passage through the locks and bridges, which all manned by British Waterways' staff.
Edinburgh and Return
3 or 4 nights, 22 hours cruising, 6 locks and 2 trips on the 'wheel'.
After rising up on the Falkirk Wheel, a number of aqueducts take the Union Canal, lock free, all the way to Edinburgh and back.
Glasgow and Return
3 or 4 nights, 20 hours cruising, 8 locks.
Never far from works by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the diverse City of Glasgow has a rich and varied history.
Glasgow, Edinburgh and Return.
1 week, 42 hours cruising, 14 locks and two trips on the 'Wheel'.
Experience both cities in a week on a trip that takes you virtually from coast to coast across the Scottish Lowlands.