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24 July 2020

Falkirk Explored

Falkirk Explored is your ticket to go out and explore the best of the Falkirk area! This interactive mobile app for iOs and Android phones, will help you discover a variety of walking and cycling trails along the Falkirk District.

Falkirk Explored is your ticket to go out and explore the best of the Falkirk area! This interactive mobile app for iOs and Android phones, will help you discover a variety of walking and cycling trails along the Falkirk District. Get inspired by the exotic architecture of Dunmore’s Pineapple, walk in the footsteps of roman armies along traces of the Antonine Wall, or marvel the engineering wonders of the Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies.

Falkirk Explored comes with a handy audio guide developed by locals who share some of the most intriguing stories of Falkirk’s history and folklore, or amazing facts about the hidden natural treasures of the area.

And if you’re visiting us for the first time, Falkirk Explored features a digital tourist map with the best local amenities, parks and heritage sites, to make your visit to Falkirk all the more pleasant.

Key features

Works offline - Download routes in advance of your trip for seamless offline functionality. Perfect if you don’t have a data package and for areas where connectivity is poor.

Curated routes - Our walking and cycling routes have been carefully curated to help you uncover the unmissable, hidden gems of the Falkirk area.

Explore history– Dip into history with site-specific interpretation in the most fascinating heritage sites of the area

Audio guides – Immerse yourself in folklore and history, and enjoy a high-end storytelling experience with our audio guide; developed and curated by Falkirk locals.

Detailed maps - Our detailed maps let you easily see what's near your current location, allowing you to explore with confidence. Never feel lost, no matter how far off the beaten track you go.

Tailor your trip - Powerful map filters let you tailor your trip, whether you want to discover a hidden gem, find a scenic view, natural wonder or historic building. Or even just the closest car park!

Create your own routes – Embark on your own adventures, record them in your Travel Journal, and share them with your friends on social media.

Five star rating and recommendation systems - Designed to help you find the best experiences.

Explore for free - access all content within the app for free.

Falkirk Explored is developed by the Great Place Falkirk scheme. Great Place Falkirk is a partnership scheme between Falkirk Council, Falkirk Community Trust, Scottish Canals and Central Scotland Green Network, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Great Place Falkirk seeks to highlight the rich heritage that makes Falkirk a wonderful area to live, work and visit. It celebrates Falkirk’s long history, industrial heritage, landscape, and the stories of the local communities.

Tell us what you think
We’re always working to improve the Falkirk Explored app and would love to hear your feedback. If you have any questions, comments or ideas, please email us at greatplace@falkirkcommunitytrust.org or leave us a review here in the app store.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter: @GreatPlaceFK

Enjoy Falkirk Explored!

 

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