Estate, History, Kinneil House

Historic Kinneil House open for free guided tours on 23 & 25 August


Historic Kinneil House will be open for free guided tours this Friday and Sunday – 23 & 25 August.

Tours run from 10am till 4pm, with the last admission at 3pm, and must be reserved online in advance of the tour date via . Availability is limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) booking page advises: “Please be aware that tour bookings are taken offline at midnight the day prior to the tour date. If the date you wish to book has no availability, please contact us and we will advise if an additional tour can be provided on that date. Please phone 0131 558 9326 or email”

On Sunday 25 August from 1pm to 4pm, also join the free special family-friendly activities taking place in the grounds surrounding the house to mark the Bicentenary of the death of James Watt. Please see our separate post for further details of this event, organised by the Great Place Falkirk team. No need to book these activities – just turn up! It is only if you wish a tour inside the house as well, that you need to book as above.

The tours inside the house are operated by HES, with some of our own volunteer guides also in support.

For any queries about the house tours please contact Historic Environment Scotland, or about the ‘Watt a Day!’ James Watt event in the park please contact Great Place Falkirk.