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Falkirk Short Route

Locks: 6

Cruising Time: Around 24hrs return

Why not try a short break from Falkirk? You can enjoy three full days from either Saturday afternoon to Tuesday afternoon, or from Wednesday morning to Saturday morning. Prices are enclosed and start from as little as £86* per person. *Based on a short break starting in March for 6 people onboard a Princess 4, including Damage Waiver.

Travel to Edinburgh, through the Falkirk Wheel and three locks and then lock free to Edinburgh. You will pass over the Almond  Aqueduct and through pretty canal villages such as Ratho and Linlithgow.

Canal short break route Falkirk


If traveling from Falkirk a rover ticket will be charged by Scottish Canals for use of the canals. This will be a flat charge of £25 for any holiday over three nights. Use up to three days will be charged at £15. This ticket will be administered by Scottish Canals through their website and office. Payment will be taken on the first day of the holiday at the office in Falkirk.

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