A selection of barges including the floating restaurant and pleasure barges on the Union Canal at Ratho, Midlothian, Scotland. The restaurant barge is a feature of the Bridge Inn (on the left of the picture).

This 31.5 mile contour canal travels from The Falkirk Wheel to Edinburgh.

Popular features of this gentle lock-free waterway include the Avon, Almond and Slateford Aqueducts, which are among the finest in Britain.

The shot was taken from the top of the bridge that the Inn takes its name from.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)


Three bracketed JPGs converted to HDR in Photomatix.

Related shots can be found at: Linlithgow or you can look at all my HDR shots.

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  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 5 years ago

    Gorgeous view and colors!!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    how lovely ! great capture showing more barges than i imagined there… must check it out one day soon… nice work and super light and colours

  • It is a nice place to visit Maggie. The Bridge Inn does nice lunches, there is a free car park and you can walk along the canal in either direction …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Alexander Mcrobbie-Munro
    Alexander Mcro...over 5 years ago

    excellent light and great image Tom

  • Evita
    Evitaover 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture !!! :D

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKover 5 years ago

    A lovely colourful picture Tom.

  • Mayina
    Mayinaover 5 years ago

    Stunning, would love to walk along here……..

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 5 years ago

    lovely capture

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinsonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 5 years ago

    What a great looking place!! Such character in these old barges.

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 5 years ago

    There you go barging all over the country taking fabulous photographs Tom.

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