New research shows Scotland's sailing sector set to benefit by £36.9 million
Sunday, 08 January 2017
Scottish Canals is responsible to the Scottish Government for the management and development of the Union, Monkland, Forth & Clyde, Crinan and Caledonian Canals. As well as the waterways themselves, Scottish Canals care for 251 bridges, 212 buildings, 256 locks, The Falkirk Wheel, The Kelpies and 19 water supply reservoirs in locations across Scotland. The reservoirs cover an area equivalent to 7,494 football pitches and supply the canals with the 332 million litres of water which flow through them each day
The Forth & Clyde, Union and Monkland canals in the Lowlands, the Crinan Canal in Argyll and the Caledonian Canal in the Highlands together extend over 137 miles from coast to coast, across country and into the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.
Marine Tourism Strategy:
The Marine Tourism Strategy is the first of its kind and was developed in consultation with a wide range of industry groups including British Marine Federation Scotland, Sail Scotland, Scottish Canals, The Crown Estate, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Development International, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Tourism Alliance, VisitScotland, Royal Yachting Association Scotland and Clyde Marine Planning Partnership and shaped by input from a public consultation.
Last Updated ( Sunday, 08 January 2017 )