Boats, barges and boathouses in Scotland

Staying on a boat for your holiday is unusual, but a great way to see Scotland from a unique perspective. Whether you take in the ever-changing landscape from a canal barge, or charter a sail boat to explore Scotland's islands, you'll be able to discover the hidden gems of Scotland at your leisure.

MV Fingal berthed in the historic Port of Leith, Edinburgh

Image: MV Fingal Hotel

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

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