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Linlithgow Canal Centre

Manse Road, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
+44 1506 671215
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Nice and relaxing

Took my mum for a trip and cup of tea, run by volunteers the tea room is a lovely place for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mat N
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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a calm place to be

If you like walking on the level this is the place for you, and you are mostly in the country... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James H
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Beirut
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Linlithgow Canal Centre is run entirely by unpaid volunteers. Boat Trips, Canal Museum, Tea Room, Charters and Self-drive Boat Hire. A great day out for the family! Located close to Linlithgow railway station. 1:30 to 5pm. Open weekends from 30th March untill 29 September. Midweek 1 July to 23 August.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Manse Road, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
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+44 1506 671215

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my mum for a trip and cup of tea, run by volunteers the tea room is a lovely place for a natter before either taking a walk or boat ride along the canal. We have done both. The short boat ride or long up...More

Thank Mat N
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Mat for your 5* review. Our volunteers really appreciate it, and it's good to know our efforts are also appreciated by others.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like walking on the level this is the place for you, and you are mostly in the country, often with expansive views. There is a surprise at every bridge, such as a restaurant, boats, viaduct, or the falkirk wheel. A good place to...More

Thank James H
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the 5* rating ~ it is much appreciated. Glad you are enjoying the Union Canal, and the peace and tranquility it can offer. We hope to see you soon, either taking a cruise, or simply enjoying a coffee and cake in our tea...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing lazy day journey on the canal boat where you can choose how long you wish to be on it for, with a great cafe back at base

Thank greekqueen
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 * rating. Our volunteers really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your "lazy day" and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here when cycling across Scotland along the canal.It is open every day in the school summer holidays and is a hive of activity. Holiday makers are coming and going on pleasure barges,visiting the museum and refreshing themselves in the tea room.The toilets...More

Thank RRJ55
Stuart R, Marketing Co-ordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5* rating and very kind comments. They are much appreciated. We hope to see you again, the next time you are passing by.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided we would go the aqueduct trip, totalling just over 2 hours, this place doesn't have a card machine so bring cash! The crew were lovely, very informative and got a lovely cuppa and a biscuit included in the absolutely amazing price of £8.00 Would...More

Thank Jmcwitch
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5* rating, - it is much appreciated by all our volunteers. We are glad you enjoyed your trip, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We took advantage of the "Kids go free" during the week during the school summer holidays. adults were only £4. We opted for the 25 min town trip that takes you up the canal, back down to starting point then down the canal the back...More

Thank Susan S
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your trip. We hope to see you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

second review - the first was of the centre, this time we hired a bat to drive through the Falkirk Wheel. the Leamington can take 12 people, but I'd say no more than 10 to be comfortable (that's still only £18 each for the day)....More

Thank kiltedladdie
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed your day, and thanks for the 5* rating. As Linlithgow Union Canal Society is 100% run by volunteers, it makes all our efforts worthwhile when they are appreciated. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I booked Victoria and a volunteer driver for a group of friends visiting Linlithgow, who were keen to have a cruise on the canal. It was a great success as everyone enjoyed being on Victoria and having a different view of Linlithgow. I've been using...More

Thank Ev C
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for your comments and rating. It is much appreciated. We are glad you all enjoyed your trip on Victoria, and hope to see you back on the canal sometime soon.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Fantastic place for Sunday walk with family and friends. You can also find a spot for a picnic and chill out.

Thank Tyna2612
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit along the canal. Hope we may see you on one of our boat trips sometime soon ~ another way to enjoy all that the canal has to offer.

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Got a coach from Linlithgow Basin to the Falkirk Wheel and had a very enjoyable return trip on the St Magdalene barge. However, there was an unacceptable delay in boarding because of the time it took for our barge to get on the Wheel to...More

1  Thank IanAtFoxglove
Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks for your review Ian ~ it is much appreciated. We do of course understand and share your frustration re the delays encountered while navigating through the wheel. We hope it did not detract too much from your enjoyment of the trip and hope to...More

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