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Falkirk Wheel

Lime Road | Tamfourhill, Falkirk FK1 4RS, Scotland
+44 870 050 0208
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This 35-meter-high rotating boat lift, the world’s first, connects the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lime Road | Tamfourhill, Falkirk FK1 4RS, Scotland
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+44 870 050 0208
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"boat trip"
in 658 reviews
"amazing piece of engineering"
in 158 reviews
"feat of engineering"
in 208 reviews
"rotating boat lift"
in 60 reviews
"modern engineering"
in 67 reviews
"unique experience"
in 48 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 306 reviews
"union canal"
in 134 reviews
"gift shop"
in 212 reviews
"short trip"
in 58 reviews
"play park"
in 69 reviews
"antonine wall"
in 86 reviews
"on site"
in 91 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 49 reviews
"sunny day"
in 52 reviews
"car park"
in 119 reviews
"boats"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the wheel after a visit to the The Kelpies, there is plenty to on the site with lots to keep the kids busy. The wheel itself is an amazing piece of engineering which only costs the price of 3 kettles boiling to run...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good day out very busy and popular place. Good food and plenty for the kids. Easy to get there bus from Falkirk every 30mins

Thank Stuart R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fascinating to see the workings of the Wheel and to enjoy a trip in the Tourist Boat up and down in the Wheel. Good food in the restaurant, a shop and lots for children to engage with too.

Thank dandjbfranklin
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing structure, I had read a lot about this wheel before hand, it was fascinating sitting there watching it work, we didnt go on the boats, we were more interested in watching it. Its free to go in the complex, think it was...More

Thank tasdebbie
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took two teenagers, their mother and their gran to the Wheel. They were blown away with the technology, the boat trip and the family of swans that accompanied them. The shop is well stocked and reasonably priced, the café offers a good range and is...More

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good for a family day out we have your young children and they loved the park and the wheel also has the little shop and others to do while in the visit

Thank kieran021010baby
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely couple of hours spent on a boat going up in the wheel and then for a short ride. Very knowlestable staff. Lovely cafe. Would be possible to do if weather not brilliant but better if fine.

Thank christinelkell
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good day had by all. plenty to do and see. The wheel was absolutely brilliant. Lots for children to play.

Thank deborah h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating to watch, don't forget to walk to the upper canal to see the whole process. And to take a walk to the Antonine wall, Northern limit of the Roman empire.

Thank semagora
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our grandson on the first week of holiday and he had a great time as did we. Looking at previous comments regarding parking, it is worth noting that there are two ways to get into the area. One car park is owned by the...More

Thank funcarblur
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Debbie S
3 June 2018|
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Response from Alex V | Property representative |
Hello, If you purchase your tickets online you will be emailed a copy of your ticket and confirmation. When you arrive at The Wheel, you can provide us with a reference number or surname from the booking and we can print... More
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slimjim2014
12 January 2018|
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Response from RobertCooperMBE | Reviewed this property |
Visitor Centre free, boat trips cost £ 12.50 adult, £ 11 concession, £ 7.50 child (3 - 15 yrs), £ 1.50 child (under 3 yrs). Hope this helps. Kind regards ROBERT 😎
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MarjofromBrissie
31 December 2017|
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Response from Jakeal82 | Reviewed this property |
You can spend as little or as long as you want here, even 10 minutes would get you a few good pics.
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