The magnificent almond aqueduct takes you to linlithgow. The route ends at lochrin basin in the city centre of edinburgh.
Cruising the scottish canals.
Edinburgh canal map. St john the evangelist roman catholic church is a catholic parish located in the portobello district of edinburgh scotland united kingdom in the archdiocese of st andrews and edinburgh. It takes 10 minutes on the bus or a 30 minute walk along the canal to reach princes street gardens in the heart of edinburgh. Cruise out of edinburgh over the slateford aqueduct through the wester hailes linear park to ratho home of edinburgh canal centre the magnificent almond aqueduct takes you to linlithgow.
You soon come to slateford aqueduct which carries the canal over the water of leith. John lord cc by 2 0. Just a short walk from the capital s famous castle edinburgh quay is a thriving canal centre bringing alfresco waterside dining to the historic streets of scotland s capital.
Glasgow falkirk and edinburgh 1 week 118 miles 14 locks and 6 hours per day. Canal point is located in central edinburgh close to the grassmarket and within a 15 minute walk from edinburgh castle. This area was a pioneer of integrated housing over 130 years ago and provides an attractive residential area close to the city centre.
St john the evangelist rc church portobello is situated 1 miles southeast of union canal. The canal operated between a junction with the forth and clyde canal at falkirk and port hopetoun basin in the centre of edinburgh. The route includes canal transfer between the canals using the 115 foot high falkirk wheel.
Double rooms come with a 3 4 double bed and private en suite shower rooms. Shandon edinburgh canal is a part of edinburgh i love. Discover the story of this great contour canal with its trailblazing engineering solutions to link edinburgh to the forth clyde canal it was one of the last great feats of the canal building era.
The waterway which was originally 32 miles 51 km follows a contour of 73 m 240 feet above sea level throughout its entire length. Cruise out of edinburgh over the slateford aqueduct through the wester hailes linear park to ratho home of edinburgh canal centre. Union canal ordnance survey map view and print off detailed os map.
Discover the heritage history of the union canal. Once unknown to all but the local waterway aficionados the edinburgh terminus of the union canal is now an attractive place to meet friends eat and drink or take a canalside stroll and watch the colourful boats. It is the second largest aqueduct in scotland at 180 metres long and 18 metres tall.
All accommodation at canal point has modern design with turquoise finishes.