Falkirk tours

Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk . Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre hotel . Five hour private tour around Falkirk for up to 4 passengers. Tours start at 10 am weekdays and 1.30 pm weekends.

Visit the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk for a unique experience .

Tours start at 10 am weekdays and 11.30 pm weekends. Falkirk tours cost £175. Freephone 0800-6190575 for more details and bookings .

Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre or the port

Itinerary

  • 6 hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk
  • Explore the world famous Kelpies , a tribute to the Clydesdale horses that used to pull barges along the canals of Scotland
  • the Falkirk Wheel , a unique rotating boat lift
  • historic Callendar House is a five star attraction and a member of VisitScotland’s  VIP scheme.
  • Take in unique views of the historic Callendar House and Park
  • Small private group tour with a maximum of four people

Callendar House has just received a five-star rating from VisitScotland. The 14th century building, set within Callendar Park and opened to the public in 1996 after centuries as a family home with links to Mary Queen of Scots , has achieved the national tourism organisation’s top-quality award. The House dates back to the 14th century.

For categories including core experience, catering, hospitality, friendliness, staff efficiency and cleanliness it reached “exceptional” standard following a Quality Assurance visit.

The house is a credit to the local area and is a fantastic free day out. It features art, history, interactive fun and a warm welcome from the team, all set within beautiful parklands. Also possibly the best cakes in Falkirk in the tearoom.

The House, which sits along a stretch of the Antonine Wall, is also a member of VisitScotland’s Taste Our Best and VIP schemes. It boasts a working 19th century kitchen where costumed staff create an interactive experience for visitors and offer samples of early 1800s food as well as a museum which details the story of the house and area covering the 11th to 19th centuries.

Falkirk’s tourism offering going from strength to strength as it becomes the third five-star attraction in the area.

Our tour of Falkirk features a visit to the world famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House.

We stop for up to an hour at each location .

Lunch and refreshments are not included in the price .

Visit our website to find out more about Falkirk tours or phone 07305-294773 .

The Helix Park features  27 kilometres ( 17 miles ) of cycleways and footpaths , making it an ideal resort for families as well as walkers and cyclists. The Park is on the route of the new John Muir Way which goes from Dunbar , Muir’s home town , to the west coast of Scotland .  The Helix Park in Grangemouth covers a greenspace of almost 300 hectares. Opening up Scotland’s canal network, the Helix will also offer an outdoor recreational area filled with woodland, park, watersports lagoon, pathways, cycleways, and the hugely anticipated 30m landmark sculptures, the Kelpies.

Private tours Falkirk

Airport transfers Falkirk

Visit the Kelpies and the Queen Elizabeth II canal in Grangemouth

The Queen has visited Scotland’s iconic Kelpies with the Duke of Edinburgh.

The royal couple arrived at the sculpture by barge after leading a flotilla of boats along a newly-finished section of a waterway

After disembarking the Queen unveiled plaque naming it the Queen Elizabeth II Canal. . The canal goes from the Falkirk Wheel down to the Kelpies and out to the River Forth .

Kelpies creator Andy Scott discussed his work with the Queen during the event on Wednesday morning.

He said: “The Queen was asking me about the history of the project and the relationship with the Clydesdale horses.

“The Duke was particularly interested in the internal structure, the engineering, the fabrication that went on.”

The event could be the royal couple’s last joint engagement before Prince Philip retires from public life.
The canal goes in between the two Kelpies and out to the River Forth .

Visit the Kelpies and the Queen Elizabeth II canal.
Taxi transfers from Edinburgh Airport to the Kelpies take about 25 minutes . Phone 07576-127097 for bookings . The Kelpies are in Grangemouth UK .

Fixed price taxi fares