The Falkirk area sits at the very heart of Scotland, midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow with excellent motorway and rail links and two international airports close by.
Substantial lengths of the Antonine Wall can still be seen at various sites across the Falkirk area including: Rough Castle (one of the best preserved Roman forts), Polmont Wood, Kinneil Fortlet in Kinneil Estate, Callendar Park, Tamfourhill in Camelon and Seabegs Wood.
Falkirk Council is committed to the provision of a wide range of services related to the management of the WHS, which include planning, economic development, tourism, roads and education. The Council is also partial landowner of the Site (about 5.4 km/40 ha including Kinneil fortlet and a section at Polmont) and has responsibility for an arms-length Community Trust which provides archaeological advice to the Council and manages the Callendar House Museum and Kinneil Museum, both of which have Roman displays and run outreach events. The Trust also acts as advisor to the Council on collections management and heritage interpretation.
Transforming the Scottish Landscape in Falkirk are two of the world’s most unique attractions:
The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies in Helix Park It is also possible to join the John Muir Way at many points across Falkirk; sections run along the Wall at Rough Castle, and along the Forth & Clyde Canal which runs parallel to the Wall for much of its length. For more information about all of Falkirk area’s tourist attractions please go to www.visitfalkirk.com