The Yot Spot offers a wide range of services to a wide range of people. In addition to the restaurant, bar, gift shop, chandlery and public toilets and showers there is a laundry and internet access. The Yot Spot staff will also be on hand to give you local knowledge and advice on places of interest if you are a visitor to the area.

For boat owners - Our staff can deal with everything from boat and waterside property sales to splicing ropes. We can also arrange boat repairs, maintenance, valeting and full boat management services.


The Saloon

Our bar and restaurant serving fresh local produce and welcoming you to the Crinan Canal. The saloon is bright and comfortable with a nautical theme. The saloon serves breakfast lunch and dinner and fresh baking, teas and coffees.

The Galley

The takeaway counter for the restaurant. To be open throughout the season and the only place to get our unique "Canal Hampers".

The Stores

Our large, well stocked yacht chandlers and gift shop. Here you will find boating essentials including filters, paints, ropes and even a Nancy Black section containing clothing for sailing. The gift shop has local arts and crafts along with Scottish souvenirs, maps and postcards, and our friendly local staff can help you with any tourist info you may need.

The Dobie

The laundry, containing 2 commercial washers and 2 commercial dryers. Open anytime that the Yot Spot is open, tokens and powder can be purchased from the shop.

The Heads

The public toilets and showers open anytime that the Yot Spot is open for public use, and 24 hours for canal users. The showers are coin operated.

The Bridge

The offices and meeting room upstairs. The meeting room can be booked by the hour by anyone, and refreshments from the Galley can be provided when using the meeting room.

Bike Hire

We have a range of bikes available to hire by the day for anyone wanting to explore "Scotland's finest short cut". The Crinan Canal is great for cycling, with a canal-side path all the way from Ardrishaig to Crinan.

Adult full day £16

Adult half day £10

Adult week £65

Child full day £12

Child half day £8

Child week £45

Please ask about VIP bike hire where you can have a picnic packed and ready for you!

Canal transit assistance

Assisted passage through the Crinan Canal.

Single boat - £50

Supplement for overnight during transit £5.00

Prices include VAT. Your canal fees allow you to take up to 4 days to travel through the canal, and if you would like to stop over somewhere and have Yot Spotassistance return to finish your transit that's no problem...