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A876

Itinerary 1

Falkirk Cycle in the HArTT of Scotland M876

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A9

3

7

Glenbervie GC

A88

B902 Falkirk Tryst GC

2 Larbert

Stenhousemuir

A905

B905

M876

Larbert A9

River Carron

1

B906

Bonnybridge GC

A883

Falkirk GC

A803

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P

6

Grangemouth

A904

B9132 B9143

Falkirk Grahamston

A904

Camelon

5

Falkirk B816

nal de Ca & Cly

B902

Camelon

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dge

Forth

B8080

A905

A9

Birkhill

Falkirk High

Union Canal

Grangemouth GC

A803 B810

Polmont B803

Polmont

4

B805

Starts Falkirk Wheel, FK1 4RS Ends Falkirk Town Centre

Total Duration 10:00 - 19:00 (including dinner in Falkirk Town Centre) 10:00

Suitable for Couples / Groups of Friends Means of Transport Bicycle 13:00

Polmont transport (from Arrive at the Falkirk Wheel either by car or by public GC Camelon Station to the Wheel is roughly a 15 minute cycle, mainly along the canal). Park in the free parking area or rent a bike from Outdoor Trax (located at the Wheel). Enter the Falkirk Wheel visitor B8028 centre and see the unique and spectacular engineering marvel. Enjoy a 50 minute boat trip at 10.30 (Adult ÂŁ8.95, Children ÂŁ4.95 - remember to pre-book). Option to explore the Roman Fort and Antonine Wall remains at nearby Roughcastle. Depart for Callendar House for 12.15. *Special offer available

Arrive at Callendar House. Explore the park and Cycle the path that Avon circumnavigates the pond. Enjoy lunch in the Tearoom and look for some special gifts in the shop. Wander through the interior of the house which tells stories spanning 2000 years of history. The house provides Avonbridge an excellent vantage point for the Antonine Wall. Depart for the Helix at 14.15. *Special offer available B825 B8047

B8028 B803

15:00

Cycle into Helix South and up to Helix Park - opening on Helix Day -A801 past The Kelpies and explore the woodlands of Helix North. Continue towards the Town Centre on the HArTT Cycle Route and along the pathways towards the A9.

16:30

Divert from HArTT Cycle Route along Camelon Road and dismount for the Town Centre at West Bridge Street at 16:30. Explore the unique Town Centre with the Falkirk Steeple, which dates from 1814, the famous Faw Kirk and a variety of restaurants, shops and cafes for an early dinner. Return to The Wheel to return your bike, collect your vehicle or alternatively take a train from Falkirk Grahamston Train Station. *Special offer available

Itinerary 1 Map Helix Around Town Tour Please consult the online Helix HArTT Map: www.thehelix.co.uk/cycle-in-the-hartt

B825

A7

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Schedule of Activities Falkirk Wheel, Callendar House, The Helix (HArTT)

A801

B792


Itinerary 2

Falkirk in Motion Airth

B9124

M9

A985

A985

A876

M876

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7

8

A9

A994

B9037

Glenbervie GC

A88 B902 Falkirk Tryst GC

2 Larbert

G

M876

Stenhousemuir

D

Larbert A9 B906 Falkirk GC

A803

P

Forth

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e Cana

& Clyd

Grangemouth

H

A904

Bo’ness

E

B9143

Falkirk Grahamston

Blackness

A904

Camelon

5

Falkirk

F

A993 A904

B9132

B902

Camelon

Kinneil

B

6

P

B903

West Lothian GC

Birkhill

Falkirk High

Union Canal

A706

A905

A9

B8080

B9109

Grangemouth GC

A803

A904 B810

Polmont

Polmont

B803

4

M9

A803

3

Edinburgh Edinburgh Airport

14 m 9m

B8029

Linlithgow B805

2 Linlithgow B9080

A801

Polmont GC

A

Union Canal

B825

A706 B8028

Starts Muiravonside Country Park, EH49 6LW Ends Falkirk Town Centre

Total Duration: 09:00 - 16:00 (next day) 09:00

Arrive at Avon Muiravonside Country Park. Call in at the visitor centre and enjoy the numerous nature trails and play areas throughout the Park. If with children, enjoy exploring the park generally. If adults only or with older children capable of walking 8 miles, enjoy the River Avon Heritage Trail (guided by the Countryside Ranger A801 or independently). Enjoy views of the exquisite famous aqueduct and see A899 the relics of bygone industry and farming. Depart for Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway at 13:00. Drive past the spectacular Grangemouth refinery and petrochemicals facility and the RAF Grangemouth Spitfire Memorial on Bo’ness Road. Riv er

B816

Bo’ness

C River Carron

A883

Firth of Forth

A905

B905

B792

Avonbridge B825

B8047

B8028

Suitable for Everybody Car required Yes Schedule Muiravonside Country Park, River Avon Heritage Trail, Spitfire Memorial Exhibition, Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, Museum of Scottish Railways, Blackness Castle, Falkirk Wheel, Xtreme Karting Itinerary 2 Map A Muiravonside Country Park Visitor Centre & Avon Heritage Trail

13:20

Arrive at Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway. Tickets for the 14.05 Steam Train, can be pre booked (Adult £9, Child £5 and for an additional £2 include the Museum). Enjoy lunch from the Station Buffet, which can be taken on board. Train returns at 15.13. Depart for the Museum, which can be accessed over the metal footbridge in the car park or via the wheelchair/pushchair friendly route next to the Model Railway at Bo’ness Station. *Special offer available

15:20

Arrive at the Museum of Scottish Railways, and discover how railways transformed the lives of our ancestors. It boasts three large buildings of historic locomotives, carriages and wagons, as well as a railway themed activity area for children. Depart for Blackness Castle at 16.10. Enjoy a scenic drive to the village of Blackness.

16:20

Arrive at Blackness Castle, also known as ‘the ship that never sailed’. Enjoy views across the Firth of Forth, including the rail and road bridges’. Purchase your entry ticket before 17.00 (Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40).

Evening

Enjoy an early dinner in Bo’ness and view a film at the Hippodrome. For full listing please visit www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org.

10:00

Arrive at the Falkirk Wheel. Enjoy the visitor centre and see this unique and spectacular engineering marvel. Enjoy a 50 minute boat trip at 10.30 (Adult £8.95, Children £4.95 – remember to pre-book). Depart for Xtreme Karting. *Special offer available

11:40

Arrive at Xtreme Karting and enjoy a thrilling world class experience. Prices start at £20 per child for 3 x 7 minute sessions and £30 per adult for 3 x 10 minute sessions. Adults and children race separately. *Special offers available

13.30

Enjoy an afternoon exploring Falkirk town centre where you will find one of the best shopping and dining destinations in the area.

B Grangemouth C Spitfire Memorial Exhibition D Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway & Museum of Scottish Railways E Blackness Castle F Falkirk Wheel G Xtreme Karting H Falkirk Town Centre


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2000 Years of Heritage

Itinerary 3

A88

B902

Falkirk Tryst GC

Stenhousemuir

Firth of Forth

A905

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arbert

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Bo’ness Kinneil

A9

River Carron B906

Forth

nal de Ca & Cly

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Grangemouth

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D

Falkirk

A706

A905

A9

B8080

Falkirk High

A904

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A904

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A

B9143

Falkirk Grahamston

melon

Bo’ness

B9132

B902

Camelon

A993 A904

West Lothian GC

E

Birkhill Grangemouth GC

A803 B810

Polmont B803

Polmont

4

M9

A803

3

B8029

Linlithgow

Linlithgow

B805

B9080

A801

G Polmont GC

Union Canal

B825

A706 B8028

Starts The Bridgeness Slab, Harbour Road, EH51 9LD

Total Duration 10:00 - 13:00 (next day) 10:00

Suitable for Everybody

Riv er

Ends Muiravonside Country Park Avonbridge B825

Car required Yes Schedule The Bridgeness Slab, The Hippodrome, Kinneil Museum and Estate, Antonine wall, Faw Kirk, Falkirk Town Centre, Callendar House, Falkirk Town Hall, Music and Cinema, Muiravonside Country Park

11:00

B8047 Arrive at Kinneil Museum and Estate. The estate is of impressive historical significance and do not miss the ‘2000 Years of History’ exhibition which tells A801 the story of the estate from Roman times to present day. Explore the estate and visit a section of the Antonine Wall, which was awarded World Heritage Status in 2008. Visit www.kinneil.org.uk for Free Open Day dates. Depart for Falkirk town centre at 12.00.

12:20

Arrive in Falkirk town centre and visit the Faw Kirk, meaning ‘Speckled Church’, one of the most historic buildings and famous graveyards in the area. Take advantage of the existing Falkirk Town Centre Heritage Trails, for full information and leaflet, please visit www.falkirkdelivers.com Enjoy lunch in one of the many town centre restaurants and cafes. Depart for Callendar House at 14.30.

14:40

Arrive at Callendar House and enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the park and interior of the house which tells stories spanning 2000 years of history. The house provides an excellent vantage point for the Antonine Wall, with an Antonine Wall display on the first floor gallery. Purchase a refreshing afternoon cup of tea or coffee from the Tearoom. Depart Callendar House at 16.30 and check in to your chosen accommodation. *Special offer available

Evening

Enjoy a meal in Falkirk town centre and a show at Falkirk Town Hall. For full listings visit www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org.

09:00

Arrive at Muiravonside Country Park and head to the visitor centre. There are numerous nature trails and play areas throughout the Park. If with children, enjoy exploring the park generally. If adults only or older children enjoy the 8 mile River Avon Heritage Trail guided by the Countryside Ranger or independently. Enjoy views of the exquisite famous aqueduct and see the relics of bygone industry and farming.

B8028

Itinerary 3 Map A The Bridgeness Slab B The Hippodrome C Kinneil Museum and Estate and Antonine Wall D Faw Kirk and Falkirk Town Centre E Callendar House F Falkirk Town Hall, Music and Cinema G Muiravonside Country Park

Arrive at the Bridgeness Slab, a Roman legionary distance marker stone was found in Bo’ness in 1868. One of the best examples of its kind is displayed at the National Museum of Scotland and a replica has been installed in Bo’ness. Depart Avon Bridgeness Slab and stop off at the Hippodrome, Scotland’s oldest picture house, opened in 1912. If visitingB792 on a Saturday, you can explore inside between 10.15 and 11.00. For full listing please visit www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org


B9037

Itinerary 4

Bo’ness Heritage Trail Firth of Forth C A

E

Bo’ness Kinneil

Grangemouth

A993 A904

A904

Bo’ness

B9132

D

B9143

B

5 A905

A9

Avonbridge

Blackness A706 B903

West Lothian GC

Birkhill

B9109

Grangemouth GC

A803

A904 B810

Polmont

Polmont

4

M9

A803

3

Edinburgh Edinburgh Airport

14 m 9m

B8029

Linlithgow

2 Linlithgow

B805

B9080

A801

Starts The Antonine Wall Viewing Point, Polmont B825 GC EH51 0PR Ends Bo’ness Motor Museum Suitable for Everybody

10:15 A706

11:30

Riv er

Car required Yes

Total Duration 10:30 - 17:00 (Plus dinner in Bo’ness)

Avon

Schedule of Activities B792 Antonine Wall, Kinneil Museum and Estate, B8047 B8028 Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and A801 Museum of Scottish Railways, Blackness Castle

Itinerary 4 Map A Antonine Wall B Kinneil Museum and Estate C Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and Museum D Blackness Castle E Bo’ness Motor Museum

Arrive at Kinneil Museum and Estate. The estate is of impressive historical significance and do not miss the ‘2000 Years of History’ exhibition which tells the story of the estate from Roman times to present day. Explore the estate and visit a section of the Antonine Wall, which was awarded World Heritage Status in 2008. Visit www.kinneil.org.uk for Free Open Day dates. Depart for Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway at 11.40.

Union Canal

Arrive at Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and start exploring at the authentic Ticket Office and view the steam trains. Tickets for the 12.15 Steam Train, can be pre booked (Adult £9, Child £5 and for an additional £2 include the Museum of Scottish Railways). Enjoy lunch from the Station Buffet, which can be taken on board. Train returns at 13.23. Depart for the Museum, which can be accessed over the metal footbridge in the car park or via the wheelchair/ pushchair friendly route next to the Model Railway at Bo’ness Station. *Special offer available Depart for Blackness Castle at 14.40. Enjoy a scenic drive to the village of Blackness. A899

14:50

Arrive at Blackness Castle, also known as ‘the ship that never sailed’. Enjoy views across the Firth of Forth, including the rail and road bridges’ (Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40).

15:50

Arrive at the Bo’ness Motor Museum (last admission at 16:00). Enjoy the displays of authentic cars including a Bond Exhibition which boasts a James Bond BMW 750 as used on the set of Tomorrow Never Dies. There is a soft play area for children and adults can be entertained in the Double O Bar/Miss Moneypennys. (Adults £5.95, Children £4.50). Enjoy an early dinner in Bo’ness town centre. *Special offer available


Visit Falkirk Special Offers

*

C  allendar House and Park 2-for-1

On hot and cold beverages for those that visit other attractions.

Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway Kids Go Free

Except for special days such as Day Out With Thomas and Santa Trains for those that visit other attractions.

Xtreme Karting 

3-for-2

With the cheapest driver going free (on condition that one Falkirk Boat Trip voucher is shown).

Falkirk Wheel 20% discount

On the Wheel boat trip, available to those that visit other attractions.

Bo’ness Motor Museum 10% admission discount

available to those who visit other attractions. To claim a special offer, you must visit one of the following attractions, Callendar House, Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, Xtreme Karting, The Falkirk Wheel or Bo’ness Motor Museum. Please print off this page and ensure that you keep your ticket and/or receipt from a previous visit and produce this when visiting another attraction. Offers valid until 31st October 2013. Terms and Conditions apply.


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