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The Kelpies, Falkirk

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  • August 21, 2017
    Don't pay to park if you want a picture just drive past. We got a super helpful parking person who let us drive into the coaches turning area. The statues are amazing. Don't go to Falkirk Wheel, Don't...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    We stopped at my mother's request. They are impressive from an engineering point of view and quite a site, but were somewhat difficult to reach. I would have been happy enough with a glance as we drov...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    These structures are just amazing to look at. The detail in them is just fanatastic, they are so big. Well worth a drive to them.  more »
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  • Lovely horses. Good shop, cafes and educational area. There was a little aroma of sewage in the air, as the wind was blowing from that way, but it didn't put us off. Parking a bit step at £3 but when the cafe etc area is closed after 5pm we understand it's free to park.
  • Good for a day out. Plenty of pathways for walking/cycling. A Good range good outlets, they also run guide tours. Plenty of parking though the car park nearest the Kelpies you have to pay the rest are free.
  • Great history around the place. Celebrating the pre-industrial era of Scotland. The horses represents this. They used to pull the boats through the canal. Nice place for an outing regardless of weather situation
  • If you get the chance call in and see this amazing installation for yourself. Pictures do not do it justice, especially at sunset. There is a good visitors centre there and some food options as well. The nearby helix park has some nice walks and a great adventure playground for the kids.
  • This was on my bucket list for my residence in Scotland and boy was it worth the drive. These sculptures are massive and beautiful. It looks like a different piece as you walk around it and even another after dusk when it lights up. Its beautiful and monumental. Also, what I didn't expect is a lovely canal with charming boats, an enormous and fun outdoor park for kids and a little cafe for coffees and food. It's a must for any time in Scotland.

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