256. Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom

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Why

I got drawn to this town because of the Falkirk Wheel. I still don’t how it works, but apparently, it moves boats from one canal to the next. You’ll have to go to check it out.

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - The Falkirk Wheel side view

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – The Falkirk Wheel side view

Where

Falkirk, Scotland is located between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

How To Get Here

By Train

The service is provided by ScotRail you can book also your ticket at Trainline.com.

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom - Falkirk High Station

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom – Falkirk High Station

By Plane

The nearest major airport is Glasgow International Airport (GLA).

The following airlines serve the Glasgow International Airport (GLA):

Aer Lingus (EI), Air France (AF), American Airlines (AA), Air Canada (AC), Air Transat (TS), BH Air (8H), British Airways (BA), BH Air (8H), Blue Air (0B), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), Emirates (EK), Eurowings (EW), EasyJet Airlines (U2), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Icelandair (FI), Jet2.com (LS), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Ryanair (FR), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), Wizz Air (W6) and WestJet (WS).

You can also use Edinburgh International Airport (EDI).

The following airlines serve the Edinburgh International Airport (EDI):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), Air Canada (AC), Air France (AF), American Airlines (AA), Atlantic Airways (RC), British Airways (BA), Brussels Airlines (SN), D8, Delta Air Lines (DL), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eidelweiss Air (WK), Etihad Airways (EY), Eurowings (EW), Finnair (AY), Flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jet2.com (LS), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LM, Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), SAS (SK), Transavia France (TO), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY) and Wow Air (WW).

By Bus

The area is served by Citylink and National Express.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

You can find many different accommodations in this city.

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Homes

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Homes

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Homes

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Homes

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Sorochas Coffee shop

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Sorocha’s Coffee shop

 

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Pantry

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Pantry

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Woodside Inn

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Woodside Inn

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

You must of course see the Falkirk Wheel as well as the Town Center.

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - The Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – The Falkirk Wheel

 

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Town Center

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Town Center

 

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - The Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – The Falkirk Wheel

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

Additional Information

Language: Scottish English

Currency: GBP Pound (£). Note that Scotland has its own currency which is worth the same as the British pound. It is not usually accepted in the rest of the U.K. though.

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Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom - Town Clock

Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom – Town Clock

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