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Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk, Scotland
+44 870 050 0208
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Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel - Half Day Tour from Glasgow
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This 35-meter-high rotating boat lift, the world’s first, connects the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Falkirk, Scotland
+44 870 050 0208

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

really interesting visit here. visitors centre was very helpful and the tickets for the boat trip were a reasonable price. the boat trip was very informative and interesting. would recommend

Thank 123eml
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

this is one of those attractions that you maybe cant decide if youll like ... but its so unique you probably will . i suppose its the only one there is so its got to be a first for everyone.. very impressive and worth seeing...More

Thank richard n
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loads on offer here & great for kids too. Can get busy, but still fun. Large cafe & food/drink outlets. You'll still pay for parking with a BlueBadge though & only 1 accessible loo that I found-far from sufficient, taking into account footfall.

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived and managed to park for free and get tickets for the boat tour. We had food in the cafe, it was expensive for what it was i would take a picnic if you decide to go. We had a walk around there's stuff...More

Thank gemandell
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here and enjoyed it. We didn't actually go on the wheel as it was very busy and quite expensive. We watched the boats get on and off and it is quite exciting to watch the workings. There are other activities going on around...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed yesterday

The Wheel is an amazing piece of engineering relying on 2000 year old priciples! We had to wait two hours for our trip. The barges used for the trips were too crowded and expensive for what it was - meaning unless you had a window...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed yesterday

This is an excellent outing for all the family with lots to do for young children at little cost and other activities costing a bit more for older ones. The trip on the Wheel itself and through the tunnel takes about 45 mins and is...More

Thank jilly608
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Falkirk Wheel with the kids and booked one of the boat trips on the wheel. While we waited for our trip, the kids enjoyed themselves on the paddle boats and the play area. Once we were on the boat, we were given...More

Thank Alasdair P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would certainly recommend this, as I find it to be interesting from an engineering standpoint as well as an aesthetic one.

Thank 901,906
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The wheel is great to see and adults will enjoy the views from the top. But the trip on the wheel may be a bit boring for young children. But there's lots to keep kids entertained including a play park and some water games. There's...More

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Kerry A
22 July 2017|
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Response from lynnpin1979 | Reviewed this property |
No. But you don't need to.
8 July 2017|
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Response from vintagechina | Reviewed this property |
the only water feature that was open was the pool with mechanical equipment in it that you had to turn wheels etc to make it work. The big pool was closed for renovation. I was there 6/17
Marie N
24 April 2017|
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Response from Acran | Reviewed this property |
The boats are on every day and you can pay when you get there. No need to book ahead.