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The Kelpies , Helix Park, Falkirk, Scotland
The Kelpies , Helix Park, Falkirk , Scotland © Private tours Edinburgh

Falkirk Wheel tours featuring a visit to the amazing Kelpies 2021

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Explore the Falkirk Wheel , the famous Kelpies and Callendar House in Falkirk , tour three five star attractions . The Falkirk Wheel is a unique rotating boatlift connecting two canals . The Kelpies are the largest equine sculptures in the world.

Tour the Falkirk Wheel , the famous Kelpies , and Callendar House in Falkirk - three five star attractions . Phone +44131-549-9785, Whatsapp +447305294773 for more details or contact us online . This tour costs £175 for a group of up to four people . Your driver / guide is an experienced tour guide and travel photographer based in Falkirk and he will give you a running commentary on places of interest plus information about the history of each location on this tour .

Tours start at 10 am weekdays and 11.30 pm weekends

Normal pickup point is your Edinburgh city centre hotel, Airbnb or your port. 

For more details about availability phone 0131 549 9785 / 07305-294773 .

Itinerary

  • six hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk
  • the Falkirk Wheel , a unique rotating boat lift
  • Explore the world famous Falkirk Kelpies , a unique tribute to the Clydesdale horses that pulled barges along the canals of Scotland in the 19th century
  • the Kelpies are the largest equine sculpture in the world
  • historic Callendar House featuring a working Victorian kitchen
  • Take in unique views of the historic Callendar House and Park
  • day trips from Edinburgh
  • Small private group tour with a maximum of four people
  • phone 07305-294773 for more details

Falkirk Wheel

Explore the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk in our Private Falkirk tours. Since its opening in 2001 the Wheel has become one of Scotland’s busiest tourist attractions, drawing visitors from all over the world. The Falkirk Wheel replaced nine locks on the Union Canal , saving travellers half a day on the journey to Edinburgh . The Falkirk Wheel is the only rotating boat lift in the world , designed to transfer boats from the Forth and Clyde Canal to the Union Canal . Check out our video of the Falkirk Wheel turning , with over 311,000 views on Youtube . A boat trip over the Falkirk Wheel is available from April to November ( not included in the tour price ) . You can book your boat trip on the Scottish Canals websiteBoat Trip TimesWe recommend you turn up at least 10 mins before your booked boat trip.
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The world famous Kelpies

The Kelpies sculptures are the largest equine sculptures in the world and they have become Scotland’s best known cultural landmark with over two million visitors .

The Kelpies are 30 metre high sculptures of Clydesdale horses , a unique tribute to the work horses of Scottish industry and economy, pulling the freight barges and coalships along the canals of Scotland in the nineteenth century . Canals shaped the geographical layout of the Falkirk area. The Kelpies are the centrepiece of the Helix Park in Falkirk .

The Kelpies have become one of the most iconic attractions in the UK .

For more details about availability phone 0131 549 9785 / 07305-294773 .

Visit the Kelpies gift shop for 50 different photo gifts including t-shirts , throw pillows and prints . Free pickup and dropoff in Edinburgh

VisitBritain has dubbed them ‘Kai Po Ju Ma’ - “glorious armoured giant horses”.

Callendar House in Falkirk has just received a five-star rating from VisitScotland. The 14th century building, set within Callendar Park and opened to the public in 1996 after centuries as a family home with links to Mary Queen of Scots, has achieved the national tourism organisation’s top-quality award. The House dates back to the 14th century. 

 For categories including core experience, catering, hospitality, friendliness, staff efficiency and cleanliness it reached “exceptional” standard .

The house features art, history, interactive fun and a warm welcome from the team, all set within beautiful parklands. Also possibly the best cakes in Falkirk in the tearoom.

The House, which sits along a stretch of the Antonine Wall, is also a member of VisitScotland’s Taste Our Best and VIP schemes. It boasts a working 19th century kitchen where costumed staff create an interactive experience for visitors and offer samples of early 1800s food as well as a museum which details the story of the house and area covering the 11th to 19th centuries. 

 Falkirk’s tourism gathers pace as it becomes the third five-star attraction in the area. 

Our tour of Falkirk features a visit to the world famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House , three five star attractions

We stop for up to an hour at each location .

Lunch , refreshments and the boat trip over the Falkirk Wheel are not included in the tour price .

This tour costs £175 for a private group of up to four people.

Private tours Edinburgh are Good to Go - The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark means we adhere to the respective government and public health guidance, and have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure the required processes and protocols are in place. Phone +44131-549-9785 for more details or contact us online .

Pictures of Scotland prints of the Kelpies.

Our photo tours of Scotland set off from Edinburgh and feature visits to the top scenic locations in the Highlands of Scotland.

For more details about availability phone 0131 549 9785 / 07305-294773 .

Edinburgh transfers

Free pickup and dropoff in Edinburgh

For more details about availability Phone +44131-549-9785, Whatsapp +447305294773 for more details or contact us online .

This day trip from Edinburgh is ideal for solo travellers and small groups of up to to four people .

Day trip from Edinburgh

Your tour guide/ driver is David . Find out more about him on Tripadvisor

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Scotland has an amazing history of artists from JoLoMO to Jack Vettriano

Informationen zum coronavirus

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Private Tours Edinburgh offers professional tours of Scotland with an expert guide on hand to give advice & information . Phone /text +447305-294773 for more details of special offers and new tours . Outlander tours visit Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle ), Castle Leoch (Doune Castle) and other locations . Game of Thrones tour to Doune Castle. Four castles tour including Stirling Castle is five star rated .Tour the amazing scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands. Falkirk tour to the Kelpies & the Falkirk Wheel .Shore excursions.Private Tours Edinburgh also offers bespoke private tours

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