Founded in 1978, the Seagull Trust Cruises charity offers free cruises on Scotland’s canals for people with special needs. From small beginnings, Seagull Trust Cruises hosted 21,233 passengers on 2,336 cruises in 2017.

A completely voluntary charity, cruises run from branches at Ratho near Edinburgh, Falkirk, Kirkintilloch and Highland at Inverness. In addition, the purpose-built holiday boat Marion Seagull, based at Falkirk, is available.

To find out more about Seagull Trust Cruises and how it works to help people across the communities in which they operate, as well as how you can support them, please follow the 'Read More' links below.

In addition Seagull Enterprises Limited operates the Wooden Spoon Seagull on behalf of Seagull Trust Cruises. This is a specially adapted boat for use as a floating classroom with generous support from the Wooden Spoon - the children's charity of rugby. The boat is also available for corporate and private charter. For more information please click on the link HERE.



Based in our own boathouse in Bantaskine Park, our passengers come from the Falkirk, Stirling and Fife area and from as far north as Dundee.

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On the Caledonian Canal in Inverness. Our passengers come from the Inverness area and all over the Highlands of Scotland from Aberdeen to Wick. Read More


Based in our own boathouse in the new Southbank Marina near the centre of Kirkintilloch. Our passengers come from the Glasgow area and the South West of Scotland. Read More


Based near the Bridge Inn in Ratho. Most of our passengers come from Edinburgh and its surroundings as well as from the Borders. Read More