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A Falkirk Wheel & Kelpies tour.

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January — December

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Experience the world's one and only rotating boat lift and Andy Scott's incredible sculptures with a private guide.

THE KELPIES AND THE FALKIRK WHEEL (8 HOURS)

Kelpies Tour and the Falkirk Wheel. Our visit to The Helix http://www.thehelix.co.uk/things-to-do/the-kelpies/kelpies-tour/#.Vsxhl9A0FuE , a new parkland project, sees us experience the 30-metre high horse-head sculptures known as the Kelpies. A Kelpie, or water kelpie, is the Scots name given to a shape-shifting water spirit. It has usually been described as appearing as a horse and has the strength and endurance of a hundred horses. We see the world’s largest equine sculptures, showcasing the heavy horses of industry and economy, designed by Andy Scott http://www.scottsculptures.co.uk/ and view the breathtaking engineering and design from inside a kelpie.

A short distance away is the town of Falkirk where we find towering above us, the giant feat of engineering known as the Falkirk Wheel https://www.scottishcanals.co.uk/falkirk-wheel/about-the-wheel/how-it-works/.Embrace panoramic views from the world’s one and only rotating boat lift and enjoy a relaxing sail along the aqueduct and canal. Experience the interactive exhibitions at this unique and ingenious visitor attraction. Lunch will will be taken at the Falkirk Wheel visitor centre prior to the boat trip. We then return directly to your accommodation or cruise ship.

Contact details

Go-Go Bus
30 Waterside Street
Largs
Ayrshire
Scotland
KA30 9LP
Starting
Glasgow Glasgow City Centre Greenock North Ayrshire
Length
1
Day
Transport
Driver guide Minibus
Type
Private
Languages
English
Themes
Adventure Family History

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Go-Go Bus

Go-Go Bus Tours is a well established and trusted tour company committed to providing quality tours and excellent customer service. The Go-Go Bus offers you unique regional tours designed to create wonderful and lasting memories of your visit to beautiful Scotland, or alternatively, you can customise your own bespoke tour to include your personal interests. Your driver guide, George Martin, is experienced and knowledgeable, having a background working for Historic Scotland, enabling him to provide an expert service in sightseeing, history, culture, and folklore.

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