Once the transport arteries that stoked the fires of the industrial revolution, today Scotland’s canals are home to cyclists and social enterprises rather than coal scows and Clydesdale horses.
Passing through some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes and the bustling cities of Edinburgh and Inverness, and designed by Langholm’s own Thomas Telford, our 200-year-old waterways continue to contribute to Scotland’s rich heritage whilst providing corridors of opportunity for the future.
Last weekend, landmarks on the Caledonian Canal were to be illuminated to mark the two centuries since it was opened.
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