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Things to do in Falkirk

There's always something going on in Central Scotland. 

Falkirk and the surrounding area:

Falkirk is bursting at the seams with things to do and see. An area rich in culture and history, one day won't be enough to pack in all Falkirk has to offer. Once you've seen the Kelpies and enjoyed the Helix, why not:

  • Take a trip on the iconic Falkirk Wheel  - the world's first rotating boat lift



  • Experience 600 years of history with Callendar House's interactive visitor experience, exhibitions and magnificent parkland.



  •  Retrace Roman history from 2000 years back, along the Antonine Wall.


  • Revisit the golden era of cinema at the beautifully restored Bo'ness Hippodrome - Scotland's oldest purpose built picture house.






For further information on these and other attractions and events in the Falkirk area, check out the Visit Falkirk website. Local events in the Falkirk area are listed on the Falkirk Community Trust website.

Visit our friends at VisitFalkirk to plan your Falkirk trip!



Stirling and the surrounding area:

Falkirk, Stirling and the Forth Valley region are areas steeped in heritage, history and culture. The region is a font of natural beauty, set against the stunning backdrop of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

Just a short journey from Falkirk, the Stirling area offers:

  • Stirling Castle, one of Scotland's most historically significant heritage sites.


  • Loch Lomond, with its spectacular landscapes.









Find out more about Stirling and other Central Scotland attractions on the Visit Scotland website.