Visiting the Falkirk Area
Falkirk is the perfect destination for a day trip, a weekend away or a longer stay. With its rich history, family friendly attractions, canal boat rides, quality shopping and stunning scenery over the Firth of Forth, you'll be tempted to stay a while. With cosy cottages, national hotel chains, canal barges and B&Bs, there's somewhere to suit every taste and budget.
Mid way between Edinburgh and Glasgow, Falkirk is right in the heart of Scotland. Served by junctions 5 and 6 of the M9, with excellent rail links and two international airports within striking distance, the Falkirk area is truly well connected.
With an extensive range of indoor and outdoor attractions on offer, you'll find something to do whatever the weather and with many being free of charge, your visit needn't break the bank! Whether you're seeking peace and quiet, exciting activities, culture and heritage or green spaces you can find them all in the Falkirk area.
For more information download a copy of our Visit Falkirk and the surrounding area leaflet (PDF, 1.4MB) and to help you plan when to visit, why not look at our Events and Festivals in the Falkirk area 2012 list (PDF, 209KB).