It stretches some 60 miles from Inverness via Loch Ness to Fort William.
You can walk and cycle along the towpath in Inverness.
If you need equipment, then Caley Marina is the chandlery on Canal Road.
The Caledonian Canal is very popular with yachts and barges (see boat trip links).
Golf has not always been a trendy sport, restricted to monied elites. His course is large enough for a pitching wedge or 9-iron.
Being a Local Nature Reserve, it is also important for the leisure activities it supports that co-exist with the wildlife - birdwatching, sailing, fishing and wildfowling among others.
Montrose, on the North East coast of Scotland, is notable for its tidal basin.
There is a variety of different zones on the Montrose Basin Local Nature Reserve ranging from the mud, fresh water, sea water, brackish water, saltmarsh, reedbed, unimproved grassland and arable land.
If you stay in the city you can do lots of things like Day Trips, Coach Tours & Boat Cruises and there are also Guided Walking Tours and Bike Trips.
With its suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, it is a pretty place which is well-known for its floral displays (frequently a winner of awards in the Bloom of Britain competitions).