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Linlithgow Canal Centre

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Address: Manse Road Basin, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01506 671215
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Description: Linlithgow Canal Centre is run entirely by unpaid volunteers. Boat Trips...
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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Relaxing, lovely day out

Live nearby first time on the trip couldn't believe the value for money. Really relaxing. £8 per adult for a 2 and half hour slow cruise along the aqueducts to Falkirk. Kids would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Live nearby first time on the trip couldn't believe the value for money. Really relaxing. £8 per adult for a 2 and half hour slow cruise along the aqueducts to Falkirk. Kids would be bored but there is a shorter trip that would suit them. Great for a wee chill out afternoon. It was also interesting to hear the history... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Had a most enjoyable canal boat trip today with my parents, mother-in-law and husband from Linlithgow to the Aqueduct up stream, a very relaxing two and a half hour trip. Comfortable inside but there was a small space at the front outside for two people to sit. We got out at the aqueduct for a photo stop and a little... More 

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Forfar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What a surprise to find such a pleasant man made river winding its way through Linlithgow. The basin is a colourful and busy with a nice tearoom. I cycled along the bank to the aqueduct and back, quite narrow in places so care is required.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The person on duty showed no enthusiasm for his society's museum; there were no home-made cakes for the tea - they appeared shop-bought & were dry & uninviting - the person in charge seemed distracted and service was not great. We went there primarily to support the society as we are interested in canals and were disappointed.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Museum part is tiny, but interesting, and on a nice day this is a lovely place to pass a couple of hours. We took the short canal trip - about 30mins. You don't really go anywhere, just up and down passed the centre, but for small children and grown up children who love boats it was great! The pilot was... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Passed by this Canal boat Museum closed for the winter ....if you are in the area after the 4th of April it is full of interesting items and a good history of the canal systems in Scotland. cruises are available through the season at a very reasonable price .......the cruise to the Avon Gorge is not blessed with good views... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Nice tea room. Lots of photos and information about the canal and the local preservation society. Trips available on their boats. Good value and many enthusiastic supporters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was my first canal trip and I really enjoyed it. The staff were very friendly and the trip itself was very interesting. I would definitely recommend this trip to families in the area.

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Kirknewton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

16 of Our fibromyalgia group booked a Christmas lunch on barge. The meal was lovely. Not a lot of room to move. The service was good. We stopped half way for you to get out for a cigarette and take photos.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We hired the Lemington self drive canal boat, one Sunday afternoon and had a fabulous time, took a picnic and a few drinks ( soft ones for the driver!) My grandson who's 3 was never bored, and found the who trip great fun, he liked pressing the hooter button when we approaching bridges and blind bends, we had a mixture... More 

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Address: Address: Manse Road Basin, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01506 671215
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Linlithgow

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