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Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!

The Antonine Guard will make a welcome return to Kinneil this Saturday [Image credit: © Vass Media] A fun family day is taking place at Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness, on Saturday 25 September. The free event, hosted by Great Place Falkirk with the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will celebrate the history of the… Continue reading Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!

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Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House

Explore the story of this magnificent 16th/17th-Century palace Volunteer guides from the Friends of Kinneil will run a free, new, regular walking tour around the outside of Kinneil House and Kirk in Bo'ness every Saturday at 2pm, beginning on 18 September until further notice. There is no need to book, just turn up - meet… Continue reading Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House

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Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation

The Friends of Kinneil are encouraging everyone in the local area, including younger family members, to ensure they vote by 16 July to support new play equipment and enhancements along the Hidden Heritage Trail at Kinneil Estate. Cast your vote for the friends of kinneil hidden heritaGe. it only takes a minute Hidden Heritage Trail… Continue reading Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation

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Update from Great Place project

The Falkirk Great Place project - responsible for a range of heritage initiatives across Falkirk District (including Kinneil) - has provided an update on its activities. The Falkirk Great Place scheme is made possible by support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The Great Place partnership is Falkirk Community Trust, Falkirk Council, Scottish Canals and… Continue reading Update from Great Place project

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Discover the Duchess at Kinneil this Sunday

A costumed interpreter will entertain crowds at historic Kinneil House in Bo’ness this Sunday (April 23, 2017). There will also be free tours of the mansion between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (last admission 3.30 p.m.) The property, the centrepiece of Kinneil Estate, boasts some of the best renaissance wall paintings in Scotland. The open… Continue reading Discover the Duchess at Kinneil this Sunday

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Great events on the John Muir Way at Kinneil

Walkers and history fans are being urged to explore the John Muir Way this April, with a series of events across the 134-mile route. In Bo’ness, there’s a walk from Kinneil to Blackness Castle and back. There will also be a free open day at Kinneil House, with a costumed interpreter organised to take people… Continue reading Great events on the John Muir Way at Kinneil