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Caledonian Canal

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Address: Scotland
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Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise including Urquhart Castle
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Cruise the Caledonian Canal, Sail Loch Ness and View Urquhart Castle
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Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Highlands Full Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Joining the Lochs

Another must go attraction. Look at the canal and imagine the huge ships that came through scotland using this canal, going through all the locks which connects the canal to ll of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rod M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another must go attraction. Look at the canal and imagine the huge ships that came through scotland using this canal, going through all the locks which connects the canal to ll of the Lochs.

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Kirkconnel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Located in a gorgeous location, the canal offers a great view of the surrounding landscape and of course; Ben Nevis. Superb place for a run, stroll or simply to get some fresh air.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We collected our cruiser from West Highland Cruising who gave us novices a great and welcome tuition on handling it. The cruiser was spacious, comfortable, clean and easy to handle. Cruising the canal (which combines a number of Lochs ) was much easier than using a narrow boat on English canals because it was wider and the lock gates (quite... More 

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Bridge of Weir, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We hired a cruiser from Laggan Locks and sailed north all the way to Inverness and then back down to Banavie before returning to Laggan to hand the boat back. The boat was plenty big enough for four of us and after a short steering course, we felt confident to take her on ourselves. Our tutor took us through the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great trip with excellent accommodation on the Ross Crana. A variety of activities available for the very active to the less active with bicycles, canoes & sailing dinghy free to use.The food was excellent, the staff friendly and attentive and the scenery spectacular. The off-boat trips and varied from tow-path cycling, cream teas in a castle, hiking through the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was our second cruise thru the Caledonian Canal with he Caledonian Discovery Limited firm. The Ros Crana is a wonderfully outfitted barge accommodating 12 passengers. The food is amazing!..... Activities...they accommodate what people want to do. It was an active 7 days! We walked portions of the Great Glen, we biked, we canoed, we sailed, we went canyoning up... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Corpach is where the Caledonian Canal joins with the sea on the west coast, and the canal basin gives some great views over to Fort William, with Ben Nevis in the background. Other than picnic tables, car park (free) and toilets, there's not a lot here, but it's worth a stop for these beautiful views alone - especially at sunrise... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The Caledonian Canal is full of history and, at the time, very innovative in its conception. Before going on a trip read into the history of the canal and the reason it was built.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A really well kept and well maintained canal from Fort Augustus you can cycle ride to fort william can be doen all the way along side the canal, really pleasant trip

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Joined the barge, The Fingal for a weeks cruise on the Caledonian Canal along with three other couples, the barge was our accommodation whilst we were walking The Great Glen. The rooms were small but adequate and all ensuite, the crew were great and really made the holiday, the chef sent us off every morning with a hearty breakfast as... More 

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