The Caledonian Canal stretches 60 miles along the Great Glen from Fort William to Inverness.
This stunning Highlands waterway runs from Inverness to Fort William on the west coast. It passes through a range of pretty towns and villages, lochs and countryside, providing a beautiful scenic setting to visitors.
The Caledonian Canal was opened in 1822 and engineered by Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford. Formed as part of the Great Glen, Lochs Dochfour, Ness, Oich and Lochy all feed into this canal.
A grand total of 29 locks dot the length of the canal. You can take a glimpse of these at certain viewpoints along the waterway, including the Beauly Forth, Muirtown, Banavie, Dochgarroch and Corpach.
Whether your passion is boating, walking, running, cycling or fishing, the Caledonian Canal plays host to a wide range of recreational activities for everyone to enjoy.
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