Union Canal

The Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal, to give it its full name, runs from the Forth & Clyde Canal at Falkirk to a terminus in Edinburgh.  It is 32 miles (51.2km) long and has two locks and the Falkirk Wheel Boat Lift.

The maximum size of boat that can navigate throughout the Union Canal is
length: 70' (21.3 metres)
beam: 12' (3.6 metres)
height: 9' (2.7 metres)
draught: 3' (0.9 metres)






Navigation Authority

Scottish Canals
Canal House, Applecross Street, Glasgow, G4 9SP
T: 0141 332 6936
Scottish Canals website

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