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Destination Guide

Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal in Falkirk close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


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Things to see & do in Falkirk

Falkirk is a town in central Scotland lying south east of Stirling and  to the north west and north east of the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

There are many attractions in Falkirk to visit, a few are listed below

 The Falkirk Wheel is the world's first rotating boat lift, you can ride on the wheel, and learn all about it at a visitor centre.

The Antonine Wall, which dates back to the 2nd century, is a sign of the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. Kinneil Estate has the best-preserved sections of the wall, while other parts are visible at Callendar Park, Polmont Hill, Watling Lodge, Tamfourhill and Roughcastle, with its complete fort.

Visitors can experience Victorian life in the exhibition 'Forbes's Falkirk' at the impressive mansion of Callendar House, which stands in attractive Callendar Park. Find out all about the area's industrial heritage at Grangemouth Museum, and look out for the unusual Dunmore Pineapple at Airth.

Step back in time and travel on a steam train on a seven-mile round trip along the southern shore of the Forth at Bo'ness and Kinneil Steam Railway, which boasts Scotland's largest collection of railway artefacts.

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