Explore Bo'ness and the Falkirk area

Picture of The Kelpies, Falkirk

From Roman remains to internationally acclaimed art, the Bo'ness and Falkirk area offers some of Scotland's best visitor attractions. Join us for HippFest and explore the area. Visit unlockboness.com, and VisitFalkirk to find out more.

The Richmond Park Hotel

The Richmond Park Hotel, Bo'ness offers special rates for Festival goers during the HippFest weekend. Tel: 01506 823 213

The Kelpies in Helix Park

Unveiled in 2014, the iconic Kelpies' 'towering horse heads' are already a national landmark and provide a dramatic gateway to Scottish Canals. The surrounding Helix Park includes a lagoon, cycle paths and wetlands, and the newly opened visitor centre offers a complete menu of hot drinks and light meals. The perfect place for a family day out.

The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, EH51 9AQ. Tel: 01506 822 298

The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway is Scotland's largest railway museum based in a traditional station setting on the Firth of Forth. Learn more about the history of the rail industry and take a trip aboard nostalgic steam and heritage diesel trains on their extended 10 mile round trip.

Callendar House and Park

Visit this magnificent 14th century house and gallery, set against the stunning backdrop of Callendar Park, and a section of The Antonine Wall (a Unesco World Heritage Site).

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 Canals, explore the water play park and mini-canal, undertake a Segway tour, or refuel in the visitor centre and café.

Blackness Castle

Situated on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth looking across to Fife, this 15th century castle offers stunning views and impressive architecture.

John Muir Way

This 134 mile walk, which stretches across Scotland's heartland and through the Falkirk area. Walk or cycle along the coastline of Bo'ness, explore the history of Linlithgow or pick up the trail at The Helix Park and The Falkirk Wheel.

Kinneil House and Museum

From Roman soldiers to inventors, Kinneil Museum is the starting point for an exploration into the colourful history of the Kinneil Estate.

Kinneil Museum is located in the 17th century stable block of Kinneil House and acts as an interpretative centre for Kinneil Estate.

The Bo'ness Motor Museum

Bridgeness Road, Bo'ness. Tel: 01506 827007
Classic cars and memorabilia including famous film cars: James Bond, Harry Potter, 51st State and more. Open Mon-Sun 10am to 4pm.

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Last updated: 01 August 2017 at 13:20