Pirates come to Kinneil on September 20

a5 flyerKINNEIL Estate’s annual heritage day – with a pirate theme – takes place on Sunday, September 20.

The fun starts at 12 noon with a four-hour, free opening of Kinneil House, organised by The Friends of Kinneil and Historic Scotland (last admission 3.30 p.m.)

The Heritage Day gets fully underway with a formal opening at 1 p.m. and will run until 5 p.m. Pirates will perform in the main arena, there will be swash buckling storytelling, face painting, a charity market and lots more to enjoy. The event also marks the end of this year’s Big Roman Week: you’ll be able to try out Roman activities within Kinneil Museum and enjoy the Italian Market too.


12 noon Kinneil House opens for free tours (last admission 3.30 p.m.) – part of Doors Open Days in Falkirk District.

12.30 p.m. Kinneil Museum opens (closes 4 p.m.) Roman themed activities for youngsters on offer – part of the Big Roman Week.

1 p.m. Heritage Day formally opens. This year’s main theme is Pirates! Look out for:

  • Pirates go walkabout;
  • Fun for kids – workshops, face-painting, pirate-themed activities;
  • Inflatables;
  • Swash-buckling storytelling from Falkirk Council’s library service;
  • Central FM’s roadshow;
  • Archery demonstrations from Falkirk Company of Archers;
  • ‘Saltire Falconry’ birds of prey; and
  • Charity Market and Italian Market

3.30 p.m. Last admission to Kinneil House – arrive early to avoid the rush.

4.00 p.m. Kinneil Museum closes

5 p.m. Heritage Day ends.

See our Attractions page for more information on Kinneil House and Museum.