Boats & Bookings

Getting out on the canal couldn’t be easier. To hire our boat for a private event, party or meeting in Edinburgh choose from the options below. If you prefer to drive a boat yourself take a look at the Jaggy Thistle or our Training options


Canal Boat Hire – Both boats are beautiful, light and versatile spaces – perfect for a range of activities



Lochrin Belle

Moored at Edinburgh Quay, Fountainbridge. The Lochrin Belle is a fully accessible space carrying up to 35 passengers and we can provide a range of services and materials to suit your needs. Our skipper and crew will do everything they can to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Cruising Rates:

Community from £115 per hour

Private from £159 per hour

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Lochrin Belle

Jaggy Thistle, Self-Drive Day Boat


Jaggy Thistle is a cute and cosy 32 feet narrow boat – perfect for a fun day out!The boat is self drive and is available for day hire, carrying up to 8 passengers. It’s easy to manage and has all the equipment you need for a relaxing cruise, including a fully fitted kitchen and WC. A unique way to experience the Falkirk Wheel

Daily rates:

Friday – Sunday £250

Daily hire from 9.30-17.00

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Jaggy Thistle at the Falkirk Wheel on the Union Canal


As an accredited RYA Inland Waterways training provided we can deliver full Crew and Helmsman training in Falkirk. Alternatively we can provide One 2 One familiarisation training in Edinburgh.
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Gift Vouchers

All of our boats and ticketed trips can be purchased as Gift Vouchers as can our training days and One 2 One’s. If you are looking for a unique and unusual gift for that hard to buy for person then get in touch with us at 0131 261 8529 or