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Join our waterways circle and forge a closer connection with Scotland’s canals. Your generous help will enable us to carry out innovative work on our inland waterways and you will become a vital canal champion, engaging with our activities.

As an American Friend of Scotland’s Canals & Waterways you will help:

  • create projects that inspire our most disadvantaged children and young people, encouraging them to use our waterways for healthy outdoor education, skills training and recreation
  • regenerate some of the most vulnerable communities living and working along Scotland’s inland waterways
  • develop a sustainable Scottish waterway network which is managed with care & the protection of its special heritage & environment
  • conserve and promote Scotland’s waterways as widely as possible for future generations to enjoy

Membership is annual and can be renewed from your joining date.

Waterways Circle Membership

There are three levels of Membership to join our Waterways Circle. For your annual subscription to the American Friends of Scotland’s Canals & Waterways you will receive:

The Caledonian Circle

Annual subscription from $1500. The following benefits:

    • A 10% discount on a stunning canalside cottage or houseboat stay in Scotland
    • A print of the historic land plan of the Forth & Clyde Canal, at the site of the Kelpies
    • A tweed keyring inspired by Scotland’s canals, handmade in Scotland at a historic wool mill
    • Selected invitations to Scottish Waterways Trust events and exhibitions in the US
    • Two American Friends newsletters per year
    • Your own personal copy of Scottish Waterways Trust’s annual review

The Forth & Clyde Circle

Annual subscription from $500. The following benefits:

    • A print of the historic land plan of the Forth & Clyde Canal, at the site of the Kelpies
    • A tweed keyring inspired by Scotland’s canals, handmade in Scotland at a historic wool mill
    • Selected invitations to Scottish Waterways Trust events and exhibitions in the US
    • Two American Friends newsletters per year
    • Your own personal copy of Scottish Waterways Trust’s annual review

The Union Circle

Annual subscription from $350. The following benefits:

  • A tweed keyring inspired by Scotland’s canals, handmade in Scotland at a historic wool mill
  • Selected invitations to Scottish Waterways Trust events and exhibitions in the US
  • Two American Friends newsletters per year
  • Your own personal copy of Scottish Waterways Trust’s annual review

Become a friend today.