Seagull Trust Cruises (Falkirk)
Canal cruises for disabled people and their families
Union Canal cruises including Falkirk Wheel.
The Bantaskine Reception Centre provides secure docking for the Govan Seagull with lounge, catering and toilet facilities for guests. The Centre was custom designed and built for the Seagull Trust incorporating all needs and is located in Bantaskine Park in Falkirk. A tarred road, suitable for the mini buses used by many organisations that cruise with the Trust, leads from Gartcows Road up to and over the Canal to a spacious car park. The Centre is on two levels - on the car park level there is an entrance foyer, a furnished lounge with full height windows overlooking the dockside where guests can relax before boarding the Seagull, a fully equipped kitchen and two spacious toilets equipped for disabled people with sufficient space to allow for a changing table for the more seriously disabled. From this level a stairway and hydraulically operated wheelchair lift lead down to the dockside where, by means of a gently sloping ramp, guests can board the canal boat. There are facilities for watering and fuelling the boat and the dock provides a warm and dry environment for maintenance of the canal boat during the close season.
ACCESS AND MOBILITY:
Onboard lift, with ramp to shore
Fully wheelchair accessible.
Govan Seagull can take up to twelve passengers including four wheelchairs.
Telephone: 07722 342 913
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2017