Caledonian Canal


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Caledonian Canal

A waterway, about 100 km (60 mi) long, cutting diagonally across northern Scotland from Loch Linnhe on the southwest to Moray Firth on the northeast. Opened in 1822, it is used today mainly by pleasure craft.

Caledonian Canal

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(Placename) a canal in N Scotland, linking the Atlantic with the North Sea through the Great Glen: built 1803–47; now used mostly for leisure boating

Caledo′nian Canal′


n.
a canal in N Scotland, extending NE from the Atlantic to the North Sea. 60½ mi. (97 km) long.
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Noun1.Caledonian Canal - a canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end; now little used
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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So by daylight the next morning he was marching through Ross- shire, and in the evening hit the Caledonian Canal, took the next steamer, and travelled as fast as boat and railway could carry him to the Rugby station.
The accident occurred just before 5pm on Monday, when two men were taken from Loch Lochy on the Caledonian Canal.
It also follows sections of Thomas Telford's historic Caledonian Canal, so can be accessed by boat.
Cruises eligible for cabin bookings include the April 5, 2020 Whisky Trail cruise aboard the Scottish Highlander and the April 26, 2020, Golf Cruise aboard the Spirit of Scotland, both on Scotland's Caledonian Canal; the April 12, 2020 Wine Appreciation Cruise aboard L'Impressionniste in Burgundy, France; and the August 16, 2020 Opera Cruise aboard La Bella Vita, which sails out of Venice.
Pushing Le Boat out Le Boat have acquired West Highland Sailing, which provide boating breaks on the Caledonian Canal. Scotland's scenic waterway will remain part of Le Boat's global portfolio of nine countries.
Tour highlights Journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway A cruise on the Moray Firth An unforgettable journey on the 'Road to the Isles' from Fort William to Mallaig A tour of the Black Isle Discover Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal Visit Inverness, Aviemore, Dufftown, Elgin and Brodie Castle Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Six nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers *Applies to bookings made by 3rd Oct 2018.
It involved paddling up the west coast then taking the Caledonian Canal from Fort William to Inverness, collecting litter along the way.
It is known as the Great Glen and hosts the 60 mile Caledonian Canal, which links into Loch Ness.
Journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway A dolphin-spotting cruise on the Moray Firth Tours of the Black Isle and Royal Deeside An unforgettable journey on the 'Road to the Isles' from Fort William to Mallaig Visit Inverness, Aviemore, Loch Ness, Grantown-on-Spey, Caledonian Canal and Crathes Castle Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Six nights' half-board hotel accommodation, *Book by 14 Feb 2018.
There's the Magna Carta on the Thames (magna-carta.co.uk); the Kailani on the Thames, Kennet & Avon and London canals (hotelboatkailani.com); the Lady Teal (ladyteal.co.uk) up in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and the Scottish Highlander on the Caledonian Canal. Living in close proximity to strangers for several nights may not be everyone's cup of tea, and in general the bigger the boat the better.
The offences, against pupils aged 15 to 17, took place between 1978 and 1981 during separate trips near the St Mary's Loch area in Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Caledonian Canal, near Inverness in the Highlands.