What is the story behind the Kelpies ?

Kelpies gifts and tours

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 more

Private Kelpies tours

Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk in our Private Kelpies tours.

Kelpies Falkirk tours

Tours start at 10 am .

Normal pickup point is your hotel in Edinburgh city centre or the airport . 

Itinerary

  • 5 hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk
  • Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House
  • Take in unique views of the historic Callendar House and Park
  • Travel by saloon car
  • Small private group tour with a maximum of four people

Our tour of Falkirk features a visit to the world famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House.

We stop for up to an hour at each location .

Tour cost –

£175 for up to 4 people

Lunch and refreshments are not included in the price

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Buy Kelpies t-shirts and prints online on our gift shop

What are the Kelpies ?

The Kelpies are 100 feet high sculptures of 2 Clydesdale horses , the largest equine sculptures in the world , a unique tribute to the horses used to pull barges along the canals in Scotland in the 19th century, visit the Kelpies gift shop for t-shirts, prints, stickers, phone cases and throw pillows

Can you go inside the Kelpies ?

Yes you can Go inside one of the Kelpies on the tour at the Helix , our online gift shop features phone cases, t-shirts, stickers,prints, throw pillows and many more Unique photo gifts

Visit the Kelpies in Falkirk

Visit the Kelpies in Falkirk The Kelpies have become one of the top tourist attractions in Scotland . Airport taxi transfers to The Kelpies in Falkirk  can be booked in advance online or by phone on  07576-127097. We have a range of fixed price deals for transfers from Edinburgh city centre . Falkirk to Edinburgh Airport from £38. … Read more

A swan visits the Kelpies


The Kelpies sculptures have been a huge success as a visitor attraction in Falkirk , bringing in thousands of visitors to the area . Private Kelpies tours are available with pickup from Edinburgh or Glasgow .
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The Kelpies sculptures were open to the public in April last year.  The Kelpies and The John Muir Way will also be unveiled by Kelpie artist Andy Scott. The artwork will be on display inside The Kelpies for three weeks afterwards for tour guests to admire.

 Glasgow artist Andy Scott designed the Kelpies, with construction work on the 300-tonne, 98ft (30m) steel figures starting in 2013.

The Helix Park project has transformed 865 acres of land between Falkirk and Grangemouth.

The Kelpies pictures and gifts

 The Kelpies sculptures have become Scotland’s best known cultural landmark . The Kelpies gifts shop features Kelpies phone cases, jigsaw puzzles, stickers , greeting cards , t-shirts , prints and throw pillows .

Unfortunately the Kelpies are closed at the moment ( officially anyway ) but you can still take a virtual tour of them online. 

Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House in Falkirk .

 

Book your Falkirk tours online

Tours start at 10 am .

Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre or the airport . Other pickup points can be arranged , subject to an additional fee .

Itinerary

  • 5 hour private tour group day trip around Falkirk
  • Explore the famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House
  • Take in unique views of the historic Callendar House and Park
  • Travel by luxury car
  • Small private group tour with a maximum of 4 people

Our tour of Falkirk features a visit to the world famous Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House.

We stop for an hour at each location .

The Kelpies sculptures were open to the public in April last year. An exhibition of local schools kids artwork celebrating The Kelpies and The John Muir Way were unveiled by Kelpie artist Andy Scott. 

 Glasgow artist Andy Scott designed the Kelpies, with construction work on the 300-tonne, 98ft (30m) steel figures starting in 2013.

The completion of the £5 million venture marked a significant stage in the £43 million Helix project, which aims to transform 865 acres of land between Falkirk and Grangemouth.

How long does it take to visit the Kelpies ?

I would recommend about an hour for visiting the Kelpies , take a walk around them , take a few selfies then a coffee at the visitor centre if it’s open then take a look at our online Kelpies gifts including phone cases, stickers , greeting cards , t-shirts , posters, prints and throw pillows

What is the story behind the Kelpies ?

The Kelpies are a tribute to the Clydesdale horses used to pull barges along the canals of Scotland in the 19th century. The Kelpies are the largest equine sculptures in the world . Each one is 100 feet high and made from 300 tonnes of steel . The Kelpies gifts shop features Kelpies phone cases, stickers , greeting cards , t-shirts , prints and throw pillows .

what Kelpies gifts are available ?

The Kelpies gifts shop features Kelpies phone cases, jigsaw puzzles, stickers , greeting cards , t-shirts , prints and throw pillows .