Andy Scott, the creator of the Kelpies, has said that his inspiration came from the great heavy horses which once pulled the laden barges of coal and grain along the Forth and Clyde Canal. Kelpies tours They will certainly stand now as a reminder to our grandchildren of the extent to which we and our … Read moreKelpies inspiration
What are the Kelpies ? The Kelpies are 30 metre high sculptures of Clydesdale horses , a unique tribute to the work horses of Scottish industry and economy, pulling the freight barges and coalships along the canals of Scotland in the nineteenth century . Canals shaped the geographical layout of the Falkirk area. The Kelpies are the centrepiece of the … Read moreWhat is the story behind the Kelpies ?