ATTRACTIONS IN FALKIRK

FALKIRK ATTRACTIONS

Welcome to Falkirk! A town located between Edinburgh and Glasgow, bursting with magnificent attractions and stunning surroundings. The Metro Inns Hotel is well situated for all the popular attractions in Falkirk so check what rooms are available during your stay.

The Kelpies

The Kelpies , located just 8 minutes from Metro Inns Falkirk, towers over the Forth and Clyde Canal and is the world’s largest equine sculpture. Each structure contains roughly 18,000 singular pieces, weighing over 300 tonnes each. Book The Kelpies Experience Tour to go inside and explore this mammoth feat of engineering.

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The Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel is another breathtaking example of modern day engineering. This one-of-a-kind mechanical sensation was created to replace the lock gates built back in the 1900s, and is the world’s only rotating boat lift. Located only 15 minutes from Metro Inns Falkirk, this is an engineering marvel you won’t want to miss!

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Blackness Castle

One of Scotland’s most fascinating features is Blackness Castle . Built in the 1500s, this stunning fortress is commonly referred to as “the ship that never sailed” because of its ship like appearance. Blackness Castle has featured in the well-known Hamlet (1990) as well as the popular TV series Outlander. Located just 18 minutes from our hotel, this striking medieval castle is definitely worth the visit.

Callendar House

For an insight into Scottish history, Callendar House has played a significant role in Scotland’s history and is now one of the most visited places in Falkirk. Built by William Forbes in 1783, this picturesque house is now a museum and heritage centre. Explore this spectacular piece of history which is just 10 minutes from Metro Inns Falkirk in the beautiful landscape of Callendar Park.

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