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  • Bo’ness Motor Museum

    Bo'ness Adults £6.95 / Children £5.00

    You will find a fantastic collection of classic cars, including world famous TV and Movie cars and props from James Bond, Harry Potter, the 51st state and much more.

    A private collection of over 25 vehicles, including the Lotus Esprit SI from 'The Spy Who Loved Me', the BMW 750 from 'Tomorrow Never Dies', Thunderbirds Hover Bike, The Harry Potter Car, and 'Tardis' props from Dr Who.

    In 1999, Colin Anderson decided to display his own cars and James Bond (007) memorabilia from his considerable and growing collection.  After much planning and renovation, the Bo'ness Motor Museum was officially opened at Easter 2004 by Caroline Munro and Shane Rimmer, 2 of the stars of the Bond film, "The Spy who Loved Me".

    The venue is so much more than just a motor museum but includes a wide range of Bond memorabilia including cars, props and posters from many 007 films and TV, plus a comprehensive collection of transport memorabilia and a varied selection of artefacts from days gone by.

  • Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and the Museum of Scottish Railways

    Bo'ness Prices vary, check website for details

    Soak up the atmosphere of this heritage railway, take a step back in time and travel by steam train or enjoy afternoon tea on board. After you trip take time to explore Scotland's largest railway museum full of wonders – Become a signalman and pull the levers on the authentic signal lever frame and challenge your friends to work out how to operate the points. Get an insight into life aboard a travelling Post Office Coach by sorting the letters yourself and don’t miss the famous video of the Night Mail.

    As featured in…

    • Season 1 of Outlander, we saw Claire and Frank say their goodbyes on the platform of Boness and Kinneil railway which was transformed into a war-time railway station.
    • The Railway has been used as a film location in a number of films and TV series including "The Railway Man", "39 Steps", and many more productions.
  • Bo’ness Hippodrome

    Bo’ness Adult £7.20

    A film tour would not be complete without a visit to Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema, the beautifully restored Hippodrome in Bo’ness

    A stunning pre-art deco picture palace dating back to 1912, restored and operating once again as a cinema, with the latest projection and sound equipment, a friendly welcome, and screening the best major releases, independent films and classics

    The home of the annual Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema in March each year.

  • Trinity Church

    Falkirk Free

    This historic church in Falkirk town centre, known as the Faw Kirk, contains important historical memorials from the era of William Wallace, the Battle of Falkirk 1298 and the second Battle of Falkirk in 1746. It is the last resting place of Sir John De Graeme, William Wallace’s finest knight and right hand man. He was killed in action during the Battle of Falkirk on July 22nd, 1298.

    As featured in:

    Given its history, it is fitting that its connection to the world of film was in Braveheart in 1995.

  • The Kelpies

    Falkirk Free to view, Tours from £7.50 (adult)

    The Kelpies, two giant horses’ heads, tower a colossal 30 metres above the Forth and Clyde Canal. The centrepiece of The Helix park, Falkirk, they have transformed the area into a five-star tourist destination and form a dramatic gateway to the canal entrance on the East Coast of Scotland. Created by Scotland's leading sculptor Andy Scott, The Kelpies are a monument to horse powered heritage across Central Scotland.  

    Kelpies are mythical water horses and their tales feature in the Diana Gabaldon book, Outlander.

    Come and see the world's largest equine sculptures up close - and join one of the tours , the pinnacle of which lets you go inside to marvel at the complexity and the engineering which created these fantastic pieces of art.

    As featured in:  

    As featured in Series 2 of Channel 4’s Great Canal Journey saw Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on a spectacular canal journey across Britain and abroad.

  • Falkirk Wheel

    Falkirk Adult £9.95 / Child (5-15 yrs) £6.95

    Scotland's most exciting example of 21st century engineering, The Falkirk Wheel is the World's only rotating boat lift - lifting boats 115 ft which links the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

    Designed to replace a series of lock gates built in the 19th century The Wheel is the showpiece of the Millennium Link project where coast-to-coast navigation of the canals has been re-established for the first time in over 40 years. This fabulous journey was showcased on the very popular TV series Great Canal Journeys, with Timothy West and Prunella Scales.

    The star of many a You Tube video – watch the rotating lift in action.

    A short walk from The Falkirk Wheel, you can visit Rough Castle Roman Fort, on the Antonine Wall – one of the best preserved sections of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

    The Falkirk Wheel is only a short ten minute drive or bus trip from the historic Falkirk Town Centre where you will find a great range of independent retailers, shopping centres and a fine selection of cafes and restaurants.

    As featured in:

    As featured in Series 2 of Channel 4’s Great Canal Journey saw Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on a spectacular canal journey across Britain and abroad.

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Don't miss the other famous sites in the area, such as the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway and Hopetoun House. Have a look at our longer three day tours to extend your stay where you'll be able to see these, and plenty more.

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