Visit Falkirk

Visitor Attractions in Falkirk

Being in the heart of Central Scotland, Clackmannanshire is the perfect base to explore Scotland from ...

Right on our doorstep, Midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Falkirk area is in the heart of Scotland with excellent motorway and rail links and two international airports nearby. The Falkirk area is steeped in history with a wealth of attractions, including 2 of the world's most unique, including: The Falkirk Wheel (the world's only rotating boat lift) The Kelpies in The Helix Park (the world's largest equine sculptures) Plus the Falkirk area has a significant section of the John Muir Way. This walk links Dunbar to the waters of the Clyde in Helensburgh. Falkirk also has a great range of further attractions including: Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Callendar House Blackness Castle Kinneil House Antonine Wall (a World Heritage site) numerous heritage monuments, superb parks and gardens and a range of family friendly attractions.

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Clackmannanshire is a historic county, council area, registration county and Lieutenancy area in Scotland, bordering the council areas of Stirling, Fife, and Perth & Kinross and the historic counties of Perthshire, Stirlingshire and Fife.

Clackmannanshire provides the perfect year-round base to explore the stunning countryside, medieval castles and tower houses, an impressive collection of public art and an excellent range of outdoor activities. For leisure, there is Sterling Mills Outlet Shopping Village, five golf courses, a luxury spa, a fantastic choice of hotels, B&B’s, cottages and campsites, and a variety of places for pub grub, light bites and fine dining.