Date: Saturday, 24 March 2018

Time: 09:00 -17:00

Location: Falkirk Wheel & Kelpies

Address: Falkirk Wheel

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The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. The lift is named after the town it resides in of Falkirk in central Scotland. It opened in 2002, reconnecting the two canals for the first time since the 1930s as part of the Millennium Link project. The Kelpies are 30-metre-high horse-head sculptures, standing next to a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and near River Carron, in The Helix, a new parkland project built to connect 16 communities in the Falkirk Council Area, Scotland. The sculptures were designed by sculptor Andy Scott and were completed in October 2013. The sculptures form a gateway at the eastern entrance to the Forth and Clyde canal, and the new canal extension built as part of The Helix land transformation project. The Kelpies are a monument to horse powered heritage across Scotland

The Helix Centre has many activities for you to take part in.

Itinerary

  • Leave Pollock Halls: 09:00
  • Arrive at Falkirk Wheel: 10:30
  • Move to Kelpies/Helix Centre: 13:00
  • Return to Pollock: 17:00

£8 – includes transportation

Book by midnight on Sunday 18th March

Photo By Beninjam200 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34764174

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