Union Canal

At Ashley Terrace, North Merchiston

About a mile SW of the end of the canal at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

Boathouse on the Union Canal  -  seen from the Ashley Terrace bridge  -   Nov 2006

Looking to the NE towards Edinburgh along the Union Canal from Ashley Terrace Bridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photograph taken:  November 11, 2006


The Union Canal

View from Ashley Terrace Bridge

This view looks along the Union Canal, towards Edinburgh, past the boathouse, recently refurbished.  The photograph was taken from the bridge where Ashley Terrace, crosses the canal, close to Craiglockhart Primary School

Craiglockhart Primary School

    Craiglockhart Primary School, Ashley Terrace, North Merchiston  -  Photograph taken 2006

Looking towards Edinburgh  -  2006

The road, just visible on the left of this picture is Ogilvie Terrace.

The houses on the right of the picture are in Polwarth Terrace.

The canal continues for about another mile ahead, until it reaches its terminus at Port Hopetoun, Fountainbridge, close to the centre of Edinburgh.

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh Castle from Port Hopetoun  -  1825

Port Hopetoun

New offices and restaurants are being built at the Port Hopetoun canal basin, Fountainbridge, in the early 2000s.


Union Canal

Fountainbridge Around Edinburgh