Craft Daft on a Raft is a floating art and craft studio, located on the Forth & Clyde Canal at Kirkintilloch, next to the ‘The Stables’ pub and restaurant.

Our activity and *venue is ideally suitable for school age kids (or from pre-school of 4yrs) upwards to adults.

We are open on weekends during term-time and Tues-Sunday during school holidays. We also run clubs during term-time too. kids craft clubs (booking essential).

We occasionally run adult craft evenings and events  as well as being available to hire for parties, and groups.

imageWe offer a large variety of items to paint & decorate with decoupage, foam clay, glitter, gems etc.  So come along and go craft daft, on a raft!

December opening hours

Friday 6th December 3-9 pm Drop-in (last admittance for crafting 7:15 pm)

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 10:30 am- 5:30 pm Drop in

Thursday ( Election day) 12th December 10:30 am-5:30 pm Drop-in , but booking recommended.

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 10:30 am-5:30 pm Drop -in.

Friday 20th December 3-5:30 pm (last admittance for crafting 4 pm) Drop in, but booking recommended.

Friday 20th December ELF YOURSELF! event 7-9PM – BOOKING ESSENTIAL (see events for more details

Saturday 21st-Monday 23rd December 10:30 am-5:30 pm Drop-in.

Christmas Eve 10:30 am-4 pm (last admittance for crafting 2:30 pm) Drop-in but booking recommended.


Friday 27th December – Monday 30th 10:30 am-5:30 pm Drop-in

HOGMANAY (Tuesday 31st December) 2-4 pm -BOOKING ESSENTIAL           Frozen Vs Farmageddon! see events for more details.


*Our venue is small therefore we can’t allow prams/buggies on board as they block our only exit. We strongly advise against bringing children under 3yrs as our venue can get very busy and hot which can distress younger children. 

*check our ‘WHAT IS ON TODAY AT CRAFT DAFT ON A RAFT?’ section below, to check that there aren’t any full boat bookings on the day you wish to visit. Thank you.