Canoeing and Kayaking on : Caledonian Canal

Paddle Point
Inverness, Highland, UK

In common with all the locks on the canal, you are expected to portage unless specifically instructed differently by the lock keeper.

Paddle Point

In common with all the locks on the canal, you are expected to portage unless specifically instructed differently by the lock keeper.

Paddle Point
Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Highland PH32, UK

In common with all locks on the canal, you are expected to portage unless specifically instructed differently by the lock keeper.

This is one of the longer portages.

Paddle Point

In common with all locks on the canal, you are expected to portage unless specifically instructed differently by the lock keeper.

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view from west approach
Paddle Point

In common with other locks on this canal, you are expected to portage the locks unless specifically instructed differently by lock keepers.

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Access above the locks. No parking here.

Paddle Point

In common with other locks on this canal, you are expected to portage the locks unless specifically instructed differently by lock keepers.

Paddle Point

In common with other locks on this canal, you are expected to portage the locks unless specifically instructed differently by lock keepers.

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Access direct to canal from small car park.

As I understand it, it is preferred if people do not leave cars here for multi-day trips. Comments?

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A flight of 8 locks which need to be portaged if doing the canal from the sea loch. Some parties start the Caledonian Canal above the locks.