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Callendar House

Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR, Scotland
+44 1324 503770
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90th surprise afternoon tea party

we all had a wonderful day here at calender house. the green room was lovely spacious great for all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
karen19772018
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Pretty on the outside.

Inside, there isn't much to see, really. It only took about fifteen minutes to walk through and we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dramady
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Houston, Texas
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For 6 centuries, through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution, Callendar House has played host to many great historical figures: Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie.Costumed interpreters bring history to life: sample authentic Georgian food, listen to stories about life below stairs, and watch the kitchen staff go about their daily tasks. Wed-Sun: 10am-5pm Closed Tuesday
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tea room” (64 reviews)
“the kitchen” (80 reviews)
“crazy golf” (17 reviews)
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Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR, Scotland
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+44 1324 503770
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we all had a wonderful day here at calender house. the green room was lovely spacious great for all ages we were trying to accommodate everything we asked for was no trouble. Greta the food was scrumptious. A big thank you to Laura and all...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Inside, there isn't much to see, really. It only took about fifteen minutes to walk through and we were on our way.

Thank dramady
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice looking house within a lovely park and grounds. Not too much to see in the house but they have a nice tea room. Free entrance

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Reviewed 5 days ago

a beautiful well maintained parkland with an abundance of trees/flowers etc. After leisurely walk through some of the grounds had lunch in tearoom. The warm black pudding salad was excellent, all staff pleasant and attentive.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A big gorgeous great house and grounds with no entrance fee, free parking, and well-presented historical displays that range from the Romans (part of the Antonine wall went through the property) to modern day ironworks. The reconstructed kitchen is particularly fascinating, with a docent dressed...More

Thank missinglynx1955
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Reviewed 1 week ago

mother and i travelled to Falkirk and visited Callendar House. this is a very well maintained and presented house full of information about the family and history of Falkirk. well maintained gardens and a very fine tea room. well worth the visit.

Thank nic h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Callendar House and park last week, and was really surprised. There is so much to see, the exhibits not only explain the history of the house, but also of Falkirk and the surrounding area and the industry associated with it. The tea room...More

1  Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired The Green Room at Callendar House for my baby daughter’s baptism reception, and I can’t recommend it enough. Firstly, Callander House itself is absolutely stunning; steeped in history and with so much character, and The Green Room in particular is beautiful with gorgeous...More

Thank Laura Coulter M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in early April and were impressed with the displays and history presented. The kitchen was used for filming Outlander. The person on reception to greet us was Louise and she was excellent, very enthusiastic and helpful, which added to our enjoyment of this...More

1  Thank Gary L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying just outside Falkirk near the canal so walked along the canal and onto the John Muir way. Lovely wander round Callender house with lots of exciting things to look at. The lovely Kieran took us into the kitchen and talked us through everything as...More

1  Thank Sheila D
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JamesDunphy
20 October 2016|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, the park is open all the time, day and night
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Colin S
11 August 2016|
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Response from GR250 | Reviewed this property |
There is a play park on the same grounds which my 2 year old loves. Also a bouncy castles in the summer, they are in the same park as Callander house. The house is great to walk about with and a few things for kids to do in... More
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Tableanna
11 July 2015|
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Response from ronnie c | Reviewed this property |
pedals only.they are a bit of fun.
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