From Roman remains to internationally acclaimed art, the Bo’ness and Falkirk area offers some of Scotland’s best visitor attractions to explore.
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The Kelpies in Helix Park
The world’s largest equine sculptures form a dramatic centrepiece in The Helix Park. 5-star Visit Scotland rated you will find a visitor centre, gift shop, café, playpark and guided tours of the Kelpies are available.
The Bo’ness Motor Museum
Bridgeness Rd. 01506 827007
Classic cars and memorabilia including famous film cars: James Bond, Harry Potter, 51st State and more. Open Mon-Sun 10am to 4pm.
This 15th-century castle offers stunning views of the Firth of Forth and impressive architecture. Recently appeared in Outlander, Mary Queen of Scots and Outlaw King
The Falkirk Wheel
The Falkirk Wheel is the world’s first and only rotating boatlift and a fantastic day out for all the family. Sail 35m through the sky between the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal. Includes a Children’s Activity Zone, Mini Canal & Water Play Park, Water Activity Zone, Segway Tours, Cycle Hire now including electric bikes, Water Zorbing. Canoeing, boat trips and woodland walks which take in parts of the Antonine Wall.
John Muir Way
This 134-mile walk stretches across Scotland’s heartland and passes many of Falkirk's key attractions.
Visit this magnificent 14th-century house and gallery, set against the stunning backdrop of Callendar Park, which includes a section of The Antonine Wall (a Unesco World Heritage Site). Plus Georgian kitchen and refurbished tea room. Recently appeared on Outlander. Current exhibitions: Uprooted and The Waters of Life until 17 May: Admission Free
The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
OPENS 2 APRIL 2020
Bo’ness Station, Union Street, Bo’ness EH51 9AQ.
Tel: 01506 822298. www.bkrailway.co.uk
Platform Reels takes place at B&KR on Saturday 21 March.
Soak up the atmosphere of this heritage railway, travel by steam train (trains operate from 2nd April 2020) and explore Scotland's largest railway museum. Three large buildings full of wonders - from full-size locomotives to old fashioned railway signs which once adorned the walls of busy stations, each with a story to tell. Outlander filming location ( Season 1)
Kinneil House and Museum
Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness EH51 0PR
Saturday 21 March
House open for FREE tours at 1200, 1300, 1400 & 1500 - pre-booking available at www.hes.scot/events
A rare opportunity to see this 15th century house's extraordinary Renaissance wall paintings, hear its fascinating story and maybe even meet the resident ghost! A compilation of short Bo'ness Fair films will be screening throughout the day.
Museum open daily except Tuesdays, 12.30 – 16.00 | Admission free