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Linlithgow Canal Centre

Manse Road, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
+44 1506 671215
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75th Birthday Celebration

We booked the St Magdalene as a surprise for our parents birthday. We booked the Park Taxi where we... read more

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NiccLou
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Great day out with friends!

My friends and I really enjoyed our day on the canal with the Linlithgow Canal Union Society! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NSkoks
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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. 1:00 to 4:30pm. Open weekends from 31st March until 30 September. Midweek 2nd July to 24th August. Canal Fun day Sunday 19th August from 1pm - 5pm ~ (Cardboard Boat Race starts at 3:00pm)
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Manse Road, Linlithgow EH49 6AJ, Scotland
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+44 1506 671215
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Reviewed today via mobile

We booked the St Magdalene as a surprise for our parents birthday. We booked the Park Taxi where we sailed to the Park Bistro. The crew waited on us while we ate and we then sailed back to Linlithgow. The crew, Mike and Stewart, couldn’t...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I really enjoyed our day on the canal with the Linlithgow Canal Union Society! The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the boat is in great condition. Will be back again soon!

Thank NSkoks
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

When walking the canal with our OIR group (OPPORTUNITIES IN RETIREMENT) we were lucky to find a helpful volunteer who allowed us to use their toilets even though the tea room was not open on a Tuesday. LINLITHGOW HAS A distinct lack of public facilities....More

Thank 88leenw
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Stuart R, marketing coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Always glad to help. Hope to see you again soon, (maybe when the tea room is open !!!)

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Such a nice place to just sit and breathe. Great for views and short boat trips. Everyone was super friendly.

Thank Vicky L
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Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for your super review. It is much appreciated by all our volunteers.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had a nice trip with my friends on the boat. All the volunteers are very nice and friendly. Definitely coming back again.

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Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for your 5* rating. It is much appreciated by all our volunteers. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is my 1st trip to Scotland, my spouse was here before & wanted to come back & said i should come along. Very glad I did! We are familiar with canal boats as we rented one a number of years ago for a week....More

Thank kgamble2016
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Stuart R, Marketing Coordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thanks for your 5* review. Our volunteers really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Linlithgow, and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Our first short trip from the Linlithgow Canal Basin at a leisurely pace with delightful views and plenty of wildlife. Good to see so many people enjoying the canal experience and the friendly interactions as the boat passes by walkers, cyclists, etc. The short trips...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
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Stuart R, Marketing co-ordinator at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks very much for your kind and comprehensive review ~ our volunteers really appreciate it. We do indeed hope to see you again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Truly had the most amazing day out at Linlithgow canal centre. So cheap for a canal boat cruise. Scenery beautiful. Friendly staff. Great little cafe. Great day out. Defo going back for the longer cruise. Fantastic day out. Highly recommend.

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Stuart R, LUCS Volunteer at Linlithgow Canal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. Our volunteers really appreciate your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your day and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Centre was closed on the day we visited. It opens in April until October. But we have sailed on the Canal before which was very pleasant. We had a nice walk along the canal bank. It was a lovely sunny day but cold when...More

Thank Robie60
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

As it is out of season we were unable to visit the canal centre today. However the Walk long the canal from Linlithgow is really nice and the tow path is in great condition. We intend coming back with our bikes and cycling to the...More

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Howard H
20 May 2018|
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Response from Stuart R | Property representative |
19th August ~ boat race starts at 3:00pm
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Howard H
20 May 2018|
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Response from Stuart R | Property representative |
The Canal Fun day is Sunday 19th August from 1:00pm 'till 5:00pm. The cardboard boat race starts at 3:00pm. Application forms and guidance / rules for boat race entrants will be available on our web site shortly, or give... More
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