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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 .

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Four new Jack Vettriano prints published

Artist Jack Vettriano has published four new limited edition prints – Morning News , Afternoon Reverie, Just the Way It Is and One Moment in Time..

Just the Way It Is is a Jack Vettriano Limited Edition Giclee Print. 

Image Size: 20 x 16.8 ins / 50.8 x 42.7cm
Framed size: 34.0 x 29.0 ins / 86 x 73cm

Published in 2012
Paper: 350 gsm Museum Etching paper
Edition Size: 250 + 25 Artist’s Proofs
Signed and numbered by the artist.

Just the Way It Is is available unframed or framed in a curved warm black/brown frame selected by the artist himself. Our unframed prints come mounted and acetate wrapped for protection.

Vettriano’s most famous image , The Singing Butler , goes on display at Aberdeen Art Gallery , Scotland or the first time in 20 years’

It is part of an exhibition entitled “From Van Gogh to Vettriano – Hidden Gems from Private Collections”.

Vettriano’s artwork became the most expensive painting by a Scottish artist when it sold for £750,000 eight years ago. The exhibition ends in April.

The Singing Butler is Vettriano’s best selling print and it has been loaned to the gallery for the exhibition by a private collector in Scotland.

In 1992 when Vettriano painted the picture and submitted it for inclusion in the Royal Academy summer show, it was rejected.