Visit historic Kinneil House on August 27

Historic Kinneil House in Bo’ness is open for free tours this Sunday, August 27, 2017.

The mansion – boasting some of the best Renaissance wall paintings in Scotland – will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Last admission will be 3.30 p.m.

Stirlingshire singers The Gargoyles of Gargunnock will be providing entertainment. There will be free tours around the surrounding Kinneil Estate from historian Ian Scott (leaving from neighhbouring Kinneil Museum).

And one of VisitScotland’s ‘Coo Vans’ – providing free tourist info – will be attending.

The event will see the opening of a new viewing platform to allow better access to the “Tower” section of the House. This section is normally closed to the public.

Guides from The Friends of Kinneil charity will be on hand to take tours around the building and answer questions.

No need to book, just turn up – although children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

The event has been organised by The Friends in association with Historic Environment Scotland. For more info, visit www.kinneil.org.uk

More on the August 27 open day at www.kinneil.org.uk/singers

The event is part of a series of free events at the House in 2017. More here: www.kinneil.org.uk/2017opendays