Falkirk Wheel tours – visit the amazing Wheel

Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk . Tours start at 10 am weekdays and 11.30 am weekends. Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre or your accommodation or port . Five hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk.
Your guide will give you tips on the best viewpoints for photographs at each location .

Kelpies at Helix park , Grangemouth

Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk .

callendar house tours , Falkirk tours
Callendar House tours

Tours start at 10 am weekdays and 11.30 am weekends

Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre or the airport

Itinerary

  • 5 hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk
  • Explore the world famous Kelpies , a tribute to the Clydesdale horses that used to pull barges along the canals of Scotland in the 19th century
  • the Falkirk Wheel , a unique rotating boat lift
  • historic Callendar House featuring a working Georgian kitchen
  • Take in unique views of the historic Callendar House and Park
  • Travel by saloon car
  • Small private group tour with a maximum of four people

The Kelpies  in the Helix Park opened to the public on  21st April 2014  . The park opened with a  night-time artworks exhibition on the theme of Scotland as HOME with spectacular light, sound and flame display, by Groupe F, around Andy Scott’s iconic new cultural landmark. The aim is to provide an iconic landmark and tourist attraction for Falkirk . Drivers on the M9 can’t miss the 30 metre high sculptures as they drive past .

 Falkirk Wheel tours
Falkirk Wheel tours

Our tour of Falkirk features a visit to the world famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House.

Historic Callendar House is 500 years old and features a working Georgian kitchen. It is a five star attraction accredited by Visitscotland .

We stop for up to an hour at each location .

The tour costs £150 for private groups up to four people .

Phone 07305-294773 for more details or contact us online .

Lunch and refreshments are not included in the price.

Find out more about Falkirk tours on Visitscotland

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Falkirk Wheel tours

The Falkirk Wheel is a unique boat lift which transfers canal boats from the Forth and Clyde Canal to the Union Canal.

Falkirk Wheel travel
The Falkirk Wheel is an amazing piece of engineering. Tours to the Falkirk Wheel can be booked online .

Watch this Falkirk Wheel video

The Falkirk Wheel has made a great contribution to the image of Scotland and is now an intrinsic part of the Lowland canals and a perfect symbol of their renaissance and the broad economic, social and environmental public value they together deliver.

The proposal to reopen the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal first became a real possibility in the early 1990s but the question mark was how to join the two to create the Millennium Link – a canal network enabling travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow, while regenerating the communities along the waterways.

the Falkirk Wheel videos, tours
the Falkirk Wheel videos

Find out more about Falkirk tours on Visitscotland .

View more Falkirk Wheel pictures

Dr Hargreaves added: “When planning the Millennium Link, we wanted an extraordinary design which could become an icon affirming that the 18th century canal system is back and have an important role to play in travel in the 21st century.
The Helix Park is a major attraction if you visit Falkirk , with   27 kilometres ( 17 miles ) of cycleways and footpaths , making it an ideal resort for families as well as walkers and cyclists. The Park is on the route of the new John Muir Way which goes from Dunbar , Muir’s home town , to the west coast of Scotland .  The Helix Park in Grangemouth covers a greenspace of almost 300 hectares. Opening up Scotland’s canal network, the Helix will also offer an outdoor recreational area filled with woodland, park, watersports lagoon, pathways, cycleways, and the iconic 30 metre high landmark sculptures, the Kelpies.

Falkirk Wheel tours can be booked on 07305-294773 .
The Kelpies  in the Helix Park opened to the public on  21st April 2014  . The park opened with a  night-time artworks exhibition on the theme of Scotland as HOME with spectacular light, sound and flame display, by Groupe F, around Andy Scott’s iconic new cultural landmark. The aim is to provide an iconic landmark and tourist attraction for Falkirk . Drivers on the M9 can’t miss the 30 metre high sculptures as they drive past .

Airport taxi transfers Falkirk

Airport taxi transfers Falkirk

Airport taxi transfers to Falkirk can be booked in advance online or by phone on  07576-127097. We have a range of fixed price deals for transfers from Edinburgh city centre .

Falkirk to Edinburgh Airport from £30. Stirling to Edinburgh Airport from £50 . We specialise in long distance airport transfers to all the major cities of  Scotland. Discount fares from Airport taxis
Airport transfers Falkirk to Glasgow airport can be booked online or by phone on 01324-883305 . Ask for our cheapest quote for Edinburgh airport taxis to Falkirk and Polmont. A taxi from Edinburgh to Falkirk costs from £30 .

Advance booking , on 07576-127097 ,  is always advised for passengers requiring a taxi . Passengers who have booked a taxi from Edinburgh Airport should go to the dropoff zone in the centre of the multistorey carpark outside the terminal .

Journey times

Edinburgh Airport to Falkirk  – 30 minutes

Edinburgh Airport to Glasgow city centre  – 60 minutes

Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews  – 60 minutes

Bookings – Phone 07576-127097

Quotes – Freephone 0800-6190575  24 hours

 

Fixed Price Special Offers

The hard work and dedication we show to all of our clients has enabled us to gain an enviable reputation in the local area of which we are very proud. This is due to the punctual and reliable services we provide to all our clients.

For more information about pick-ups and drop-offs at Edinburgh Airport , read our Edinburgh Airport guide .

Visit the Kelpies in Falkirk , one of the top tourist attractions in Scotland .

Airport Taxi transfers Falkirk, phone 01324-883305.
Airport taxi transfers Falkirk 
40 Dunvegan Place
Polmont
Falkirk FK2 0NX
Phone 01324-883305
Freephone 0800-6190575
Mobile 07576-127097