Union Canal

FEATURE – 10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh…..

10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh if you’re a resident Over the last few months, we’ve learnt that some of our friends who have lived in Edinburgh all their lives haven’t been to some amazing places in Edinburgh. We understand that not everyone can climb to the summit of Arthur’s Seat but […]

Summer view from the Scott Monument

EVENT – Edinburgh Canal Festival & Raft Race, 9th July 2011

Fun for all the family at the Union Canal with this free event Now in its fifth year, the Edinburgh Canal Festival and Raft Race takes place on Saturday 9th July 2011.   This year’s event will include the fun-filled raft race, free boat trips, canoe displays and taster sessions, a ‘water walker’ and a whole lot more.   […]

REVIEW – Zazou Cafe, Union Canal


  Zazou Cruises is a narrowboat that is moored on the Union Canal in Edinburgh and has recently opened as a daytime cafe.     We think this Harrison Park boat is pretty much the cutest cafe in Edinburgh and definitely one of the most unusual places you will find in town.   Zazou Cafe has only […]

REVIEW – The 4 Sisters Boatel, Edinburgh

The 4 Sisters Boatel is permanently moored in the Union Canal at the Lochrin Basin in Edinburgh.  Not only is it unique accommodation for visitors staying in the city, the boatel can also be hired for small social gatherings and business meetings by the hour.  I met with the owner on board who named her pride and joy after her four daughters.  […]