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The Kelpies & The Helix

4 Stadium Way | Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk FK2 9EE, Scotland
+44 1324 590900
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A must see.

While on a holiday to Dundee we just had to take a drive to Falkirk to see the Kelpies. Had heard... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert T
Kelpies

Two huge horses heads sculptures, made from pieces of steel. Can be seen from miles around but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dave f
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The Helix covers over 350 hectares of green space between Falkirk and Grangemouth. The Helix includes The Kelpies, the world's largest equine statues and from Summer 2014, a waterside cafe, lagoon and adventure play zone. The jewel in The Helix...more
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4 Stadium Way | Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk FK2 9EE, Scotland
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+44 1324 590900
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"car park"
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Reviewed yesterday

While on a holiday to Dundee we just had to take a drive to Falkirk to see the Kelpies. Had heard so much about these but pictures from the internet don’t do them justice, you have to see them up close to understand and appreciate...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two huge horses heads sculptures, made from pieces of steel. Can be seen from miles around but worth a visit to walk around them. Car park toilets and two cafes there. I believe you can go inside but the doors where locked when we got...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to the Kelpies is amazing. 2 great sculptures based on clysdale horses. There are guides tours of the area ,shops and cafes. The helix has play areas for children and there is a Loch to walk around. From the Kelpies you can walk...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

after seeing the kelpies from the motorway we had to take a closer look. we wasnt disappointed. free to get in and have to say the sculptures where stunning

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here which was ok. Small souvenir stuff. Good quality not too bad a price. Attraction info available. Kelpies themselves worth looking. Also the canal. Also a small nature trail with pond

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The helix is a fab day with the kids, so much fun to be had! The walk from the helix to the kelpies is lovely, whole area very clean and well maintained! The snack bars /ice cream vans r very overpricedMore

Thank korruk84
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FCTTheHelix, Clerical Assistant at The Kelpies & The Helix, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review and I am glad you and your children enjoyed your visit to the Helix, the home of the Kelpies. We do try and keep our prices as low as we can while maintaining our high quality standards at the Plaza...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe it's taken me this long to finally visit the Kelpies but as they say, good things come to those who wait! We arrived relatively early and got a space in the smaller, free car park from which it's a lovely walk over...More

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FCTTheHelix, Clerical Assistant at The Kelpies & The Helix, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit. The Kelpies are amazing and our Guides work very hard on their tours, so Elaine will be very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed hers :) We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. The layout of the Kelpies in the area is great. They could do with more different items in the gift shop. There is a limited choice of food on sale.

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my goodness- an absolutely awesome piece of art. Drawing from the local history of the canal there is also an air of magic through these amazing creatures. The time lapse video showing how the artist’s idea came to life is truly wonderful. Definitely visit...More

Thank Margaret F
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FCTTheHelix, Clerical Assistant at The Kelpies & The Helix, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review and I am glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the Helix, the home of the Kelpies. The Kelpies really are sunning and we hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Vickie

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw The Kelpies from the motorway and did an impromptu detour. We didn't realise it woukd take 10 minutes to get there so we had no time to view but the delightful young lady at the car park let us go in free and stop...More

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FCTTheHelix, Clerical Assistant at The Kelpies & The Helix, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review and I am glad you managed to get to meet our brilliant Car Parking Attendants on your visit :) We hope you will visit us again here at the Helix, the home of the Kelpies when you can spend more...More

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maxbosworth88
18 May 2018|
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Response from Pat D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is not far from The Falkirk Wheel.
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T M
11 May 2018|
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Response from FCTTheHelix | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for the query. We do indeed have gluten-free options in the Cafe including baked potatoes and all fillings, both soups and a vegetable curry. We also have a small selection of gluten free cereal bars and... More
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Yankalilla
11 March 2018|
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Response from Travel_Jive | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a tour as far as I am concerned. We didn't and everything you need to know is shown on the videos in the visitor centre.
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