The Capercaillie canal boat operating out of Falkirk

Sleeps a minimum of 2 people

Sleeps a maximum of 8 people

Boat location : Falkirk in Stirlingshire  View

Boat length : 66 feet

Boat Class : Gosling

Boat type : Semi Traditional   Read more

Beam : Narrow   Read more

Boat Images

Boat Layouts

The ukbh class canal boat
Layout 1

The ukbh class canal boat
Layout 2


Galley / Saloon Position:   Bow

Number of Cabins:   2

On-board Facilities

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Television on board  Towels on board  Linen on board  Carpets on board  Hairdryer on board  Microwave on board  Coffee maker on board  Safe on board  Compact Disc player on board  DVD player on board  Vacuum cleaner on board  Toaster on board  Mains electric sockets on board  Mains electric sockets on board  Wifi on board  


Number of Showers:   2

Number of Toilets:   2

Number of Baths:   0


Here is a brief overview of The Capercaillie canal boat operating out of Falkirk


Design : The Gosling is a 66ft long, 8 berth semi-traditional narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.

Features : There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is a double-filtered drinking water system. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedrooms.

Saloon Information : Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.

Kitchen Information : The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven; refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces. Also supplied are a microwave; toaster and filter coffee machine.

Berth Information : As this is an 8 berth boat, there is a choice of a double berth or two singles in the centre cabin and also two sets of two tier single berths (bunks) in the rear cabin and optional dinette double in the saloon.

Bedding Information : Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.

Bathroom : There are two bathrooms, each with a wash hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet and shower or hip bath/shower, and a 240v shaver socket.

Electric : 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. (Please note: if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk).

Welcome Pack : A Welcome Pack is provided, consisting of washing-up liquid (x1); dishcloth (x1); tea towel (x1); floor cloth (x1); toilet roll and bin liner.

Extra Information : Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge. A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella.

Holiday Routes

Routes possible from The Capercaillie canal boat operating out of Falkirk

Edinburgh and return from Falkirk (3.00 days) View the route

Glasgow and return from Falkirk (3.00 days) View the route

Glasgow Bowling and return from Falkirk (7.00 days) View the route

Glasgow Edinburgh and return from Falkirk (7.00 days) View the route

Linlithgow and Edinburgh (3.00 days) View the route

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Boat Availability

Here is our availability for The Capercaillie canal boat operating out of Falkirk
Canal Boat Holiday


Holiday From : Monday 23rd October 2017

Holiday To : Friday 27th October 2017

Nights Aboard : 4

Boat Name : Capercaillie (Capercaillie Gosling)

Boat Class : Gosling

Start Marina : Falkirk Wharf

County : Stirlingshire


Price £949.00

Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, damage waiver, fuel deposit and boat/lock training.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.



The boat images shown depict the style of boat and may not be the actual boat offered. The colour and boat layouts may vary slightly. If you need specific advice on boat layouts, please contact us.

We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information above since changes to the inventory or boat may be made, if you need to know exact information please contact us and we will find out for you.