News and Events

Canal Centre Opening – 2017

Linlithgow Canal Centre opens again at weekends from Saturday 15th April. You can take a cruise aboard St Magdalene to the Avon Aqueduct or a short town trip aboard Victoria. The Canal Museum and Tearoom will also be open each weekend.

Boat Trips

  • Falkirk Wheel Cruises 2017 (booking essential): This is a half day outing to the world-famous Falkirk Wheel. You can choose to either cruise there, enjoy the Falkirk Wheel and bus back or vice-versa. Dates for 2017 are Sunday 28th May, 25th June, Sunday 30th July and Sunday 27th August. Depart at 9:30 am or 12:30 pm – £22 per person (no concessions).

Special Events

Canal Fun Day 2017: A great day out, with something for everyone – boat trips, stalls, amusements and featuring the famous cardboard boat race. Sunday 20th August from 1pm.

Annual General Meeting 2017

Thursday 7th December






Artwork featuring Scottish canals

Lesley Banks, Artist in Residence for Scottish Canals visited the basin recently. Lesley has produced a number of magnificent paintings highlighting many of the features...
Read More

Avon Aqueduct closure postponed

The planned maintenance works at the Avon Aqueduct have been postponed until winter 2017/18 due to heavy rainfall and poor ground conditions on site. There...
Read More

Canal centre opening soon

Although the canal centre is currently closed, boats and rooms are still available for hire. The centre re-opens on Saturday 15th April 2017. Boat hire options include: Self...
Read More

Hiring a boat from LUCS

The March edition of Canal Boat includes a cruise guide highlighting our very own Union Canal (and a number of waterside pubs and bistros). Our...
Read More

Linlithgow Canal Embankment Study

Engineers from Scottish Canals have temporarily reduced the water level in a stretch of canal including the basin in Linlithgow. More on this story.  
Back To Top Button