5 Sights in Falkirk, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Falkirk, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Falkirk, United Kingdom.

1. Falkirk Old & St Modan's Parish Church

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Falkirk Old & St. Modan's Parish Church, also known as "Falkirk Trinity Church", is a congregation of the Church of Scotland in Falkirk, central Scotland. The medieval Old Parish Church is located in the centre of Falkirk, and may have been founded as early as the 7th century. The church was largely rebuilt in the 19th century, though the 18th-century steeple was retained. The church building is protected as a category A listed building.

Wikipedia: Falkirk Old Parish Church (EN)

2. Falkirk Steeple and Visitor Information Point

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The Falkirk Steeple is a landmark which dominates the skyline of Falkirk in central Scotland. The present structure on the High Street was built in 1814, and replaced an earlier steeple dating from the late 17th century, which itself replaced a still earlier structure. The Falkirk Steeple is protected as a category A listed building. A stylised image of the steeple appears on the crest of Falkirk Football Club.

Wikipedia: Falkirk Steeple (EN)

3. The Helix

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The Helix was a land transformation project to improve the connections between and around 16 communities in Falkirk Council, Scotland, including the eastern end of the Forth and Clyde Canal, and to regenerate the area near where the canal joins the River Carron. The most visible feature of the development is the two unique equine sculptures known as The Kelpies.

Wikipedia: The Helix (Falkirk) (EN), Website

4. Callendar House

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Callendar House

Callendar House is a mansion set within the grounds of Callendar Park in Falkirk, central Scotland. During the 19th century, it was redesigned and extended in the style of a French Renaissance château fused with elements of Scottish baronial architecture. However, the core of the building is a 14th-century tower house.

Wikipedia: Callendar House (EN)

5. Baron

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The Kelpies are a pair of monumental steel horse-heads between the Scottish towns of Falkirk and Grangemouth. They stand next to the M9 motorway and form the eastern gateway of the Forth and Clyde Canal, which meets the River Carron here. Each head is 30 metres (98 ft) high.

Wikipedia: The Kelpies (EN), Website

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