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Kirkintilloch

  • Booking Information

  • Cruise Bookings
    Telephone: 0141 777 7165
    Email:  kirkintillochbookings@seagulltrustcruises.org.uk
     
  • KIRKINTILLOCH: based in The Seagull Trust boathouse in the new Southbank Marina near the centre of Kirkintilloch. The passengers come from the Glasgow area and the South West of Scotland.
  • Kirkintilloch Branch

    From Townhead in the centre of Kirkintilloch turn into Southbank Road and follow it until you come to the newly constructed Southbank Marina. Located inside the marina buildings is a lounge area with toilet facilities which are available for passengers to wait in comfort before or after their cruise. The boats leave from the pontoon on the right of the marina as shown in the adjacent picture.

    Branch History

    Having successfully established cruising from Ratho, the Trustees looked westward and in the early 1980’s chose Kirkintilloch, on the wide Forth & Clyde Canal, for the second branch. The Campsie Fells, are readily accessible from Kirkintilloch and the combination of a trip on the “Yarrow Seagull” or the “Marjorie Seagull” with a picnic in the hills is very popular. This area of East Dunbartonshire is rich in Roman History and more can be found out at the following, to which admission is free: The Auld Kirk Museum and The Reference Department of the William Patrick Library both at Kirkintilloch Cross and The Lillie Art Gallery, Station Road, Milngavie.

  • Location

  • Kirkintilloch Branch, Southbank Marina, Southbank Rd, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, G66 1NH
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Our Boat(s)

  • Yarrow SeagullThe Yarrow Seagull
    The Yarrow Seagull is the first boat built specifically for the Seagull Trust. She was designed in the Yarrow Shipyard on the Clyde and was then built there by their apprentices. She is about 15 metres long and 3 metres wide has a lift on the foredeck to make access possible, comfortable seating inside, heating and a toilet equipped for people with disabilities. She first entered service in 1984 and has just (spring of 2009) being lengthened and refitted at Yarrow’s shipyard on the Clyde. She returned in May and has now started cruising again.
  • The Marjorie Seagull
    The Marjorie Seagull was built by Stenson Marine in Derby and was brought to Scotland by road transport. Here she is seen arriving in Falkirk at Lock 16 on the Forth & Clyde Canal for her launch and from there she was taken to her new home at our boathouse in Kirkintilloch.