Falkirk Things to Do

  • Kelpies Helex Park Falkirk Scotland
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  • Kelpies Helex Park Falkirk Scotland
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  • Kelpies Helex Park Falkirk Scotland
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  • 1. Kelpies Helex Park Falkirk Scotland

    Clydesdale Horses. STATUES. In Helex Park built on old industrial land is two statues of Shape Shifters {Clydesdale Horses} heads. Clydesdales were used to pull cargo along the canals. Kelpies are...

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  • 2. Falkirk Wheel

    The Falkirk Wheel is the spectacular centrepiece of the £84.5 million ‘Millennium Link', the U.K.’s largest canal restoration project developed by British...

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  • 3. A stunning feat of engineering.

    As I mentioned in my introduction page, I am sure that Falkirk is a wonderful place with much to offer. My visit, however, was for a very specific reason. Like...

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  • 4. Antoine Roman Wall

    After visiting the Falkirk Wheel, walk a short trail to the top of the hill and see the Antoine Wall, the remains of a Roman sod wall and ditch that extended...

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  • 5. Falkirk Wheel: canal boats lifted into the sky

    Engineers will love this attraction. Two Scottish canals, the Forth and Clyde and the Union, intersect here at different elevations of more than one hundred...

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  • 6. Big House

    Callendar House is set amidst the rolling greensward of Callendar Park, to the southeast of Falkirk town centre. As the blurb puts it 'open the door and explore...

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  • 7. The Falkirk Wheel

    This is something recommeneded by my mother - I have yet to visit it, even though it is from my part of Scotland. I understand it is very busy - the 2008...

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  • 8. The Falkirk Wheel

    Think it is more intresting for people who like engeering. the wheel is impressing but the boattrip was very short. other thing was it was raining. from the...

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  • 9. Old Parish Church

    The first church on this site, probably dates from the 7th Century. The square tower dates from a building around 1450. An octaconal tower was added in 1733....

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  • 10. The Steeple

    The present steeple is the third structure to grace this site. The first was built in the 16th Century. Its replacement lasted until 1803, which was demolished...

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  • 11. Callendar House - Antonine Wall

    Callendar House Park, also contains sections of ditch of the Antonine Wall. Built by the Romans in AD 138, it originally stretched from thr Firth of Forth to...

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  • 12. Callendar House - the Georgian Kitchen

    It is a great surprise when you enter the door marked "kitchen" to be greeted by the cook, who guides you through her daily chores, just as they were 200 years...

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  • 13. Callendar House

    Callendar House has played a major part in Scottish history over the years and is probably now the second most visited place in Fa.lkirk. It is a magnificent...

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  • 14. The Falkirk Wheel - Alternative Cruise

    An alterantive trip via the falkirk Wheel is offered by a narrow boat. It i cludes an extra set of lcoks and costs £9.00 - probably better value than from the...

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  • 15. The Falkirk Wheel - Visitor Centre

    The Visitor Centre (right in photo) provides visitor access to the Falkirk Wheel. Admission is free and you get great views of the wheel and of ascending and...

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  • 16. The Falkirk Wheel

    The Falkirk Wheel has quickly become on e of Scpotlad's leading visitor attractions. It was biult to be functional as well as unique in the world. It serves to...

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  • 17. Very Big Wheel

    The Falkirk Wheel. The worlds biggest rotating boat lift. Once upon a time, before the railways, canals were the major means of transport, and Falkirk...

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  • 18. Big Park

    The big park is Callendar Park, which surrounds the big house, Callendar House. There is a par three pay and play golf course, boating loch, putting and crazy...

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  • 19. The Tunnel

    "I feel like I am looking into a long dark tunnel, there is a tiny circle of light, it is drawing me forward..."No, I wasn't having an out of body experience, I...

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  • 20. In The Tunnel

    Actually, the first time I went through, a few years back, there was no illumination, so there was only the daylight from each end of the tunnel. This reaches...

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  • 21. Very Big Wheel 2

    This is a view from the rear of the aqueduct leading from the Union Canal to the wheel. Note the boat sailing towards the wheel.Although a freezing December day...

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  • 22. Callendar Square

    Callendar Square is a modern shopping mall, with many well known shops.It stands on the site of Silver Row, an old part of the town which suevived into the...

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  • 23. The Well

    The present circular well dates from 1817, replacing a much earlier one from 1681. In stands in the old market place, where once public executions took place....

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  • 24. Callendar House - Gardens

    Callendar House is set in a huge parkland garden, which is a joy to walk around. Near the house are also ammeneties, like crazy golf and a boating lake,...

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  • 25. Callendar House - Museum

    Callendar House also contains several other museums, including one on the ground floor which exhibits household items, that were manufactured in the area over...

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