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Address: Falkirk, Scotland
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+44 870 050 0208
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
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This 35-meter-high rotating boat lift, the world’s first, connects the...

This 35-meter-high rotating boat lift, the world’s first, connects the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.

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The Wheel

A nice place to go with the family, friendly staff and a lovely location. I have been a lot with my Partner, I would recommend the wheel to people to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A nice place to go with the family, friendly staff and a lovely location. I have been a lot with my Partner, I would recommend the wheel to people to visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is great place but the entrance fee for the Falkirk Wheel is way too high. But generally it got very interesting shop as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a trip out to the Falkirk Wheel whilst visiting our friends in Grangemouth. Whilst we had seen it on TV it really is something that does make you go wow when you see it for real. The architectural design as well as the clever engineering make this quite a unique structure which does have a presence of its... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A grand blend of the old and new with a reworking of the historic junction of the Union and Forth-Clyde canals into a modern technical curio. Great commentary on the boat trip and loads to see. There may be one or two brief moments where those who dislike heights may want to close their eyes... ;-)

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Thank Ian M
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to marvel at some great British engineering I wasn't disappointed but will have to comeback in the summer for a boat trip if your coming from Glasgow go see the kelpies first otherwise the sat nav takes you all around the houses to get here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the area for the day so attempted to see the wheel but it was closed. It was still excellent to see the structure. The visitor centre is open wed to sun as we are out of season but the wheel is not running until March as they carry out winter repairs. Will have to come back!

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, the wheel was undergoing some maintenance whilst we were there so we couldn't do a boat ride, but just look at this piece of engineering was brilliant. Can't wait to visit in the summer so we can experience to lift. The site has plenty of walks and feature to look at so our morning wasn't wasted and there's a... More 

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Thank Julie W
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really Fascinating and brilliant engineering structure, enjoyed a lovely day out, perfect area for the kids to enjoy,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was finding it difficult to find somewhere to go with a 5year old and thought I would try the Falkirk wheel. What a day. Could not have been any better. Niece was fascinated with the size of it and loved the short but fun cruise and keeps asking me to take her back. And I plan to

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good experience. Lots of fun and enjoyable. The experience was really good and very enjoyable family day Really good value too, plus on a nice day a nice play park too

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