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Christmas activities at Kinneil Museum & Estate, plus… *free gift*!

Take the kids to visit Kinneil this festive season! Visit Kinneil Museum over the Christmas and New Year period (free, open daily except Tuesdays, 12.30-4pm - check web site and social media for any seasonal or unexpected closures). It's warm inside and looking merry! Our volunteers from the Friends of Kinneil have donated a tree,… Continue reading Christmas activities at Kinneil Museum & Estate, plus… *free gift*!

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MSPs praise Kinneil and its Friends, before Councillors then sideline development plan

Kinneil Estate and the Friends of Kinneil have received acclaim in the Scottish Parliament. The Friends of Kinneil are grateful to constituency MSP Michelle Thomson, and to other MSPs across parties who have supported the parliamentary motion reproduced below. This news arrived on Monday 4 October, just in time to be given to the Friends'… Continue reading MSPs praise Kinneil and its Friends, before Councillors then sideline development plan

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Statement on decision by Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee

The Friends of Kinneil are dismayed at today’s decision by Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee. Councillors across all parties had asked officers to report with definite plans for Kinneil Estate including options for a potential Heritage Lottery bid. Today, the Councillors on this Committee, across parties, approved a report which contains no such plans, no vision,… Continue reading Statement on decision by Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee

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Friends urge Councillors to act after anger at Kinneil report

The Friends of Kinneil are calling on Councillors across parties to reject a report about Kinneil Estate which has been prepared for a meeting of Falkirk Council's Executive Committee next Tuesday, 4 October. The Executive had a year ago called for more progress on the Kinneil Estate Masterplan 2015-25, unanimously requesting officers to bring back… Continue reading Friends urge Councillors to act after anger at Kinneil report

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Kinneil House bat walk this Saturday to mark International Bat Night

To mark International Bat Night 2022, book now for the return of this free, family-friendly, evening bat walk in historic Kinneil Estate! Discover the bats which fly at dusk around the historic monuments of Kinneil Estate International Bat Night is an annual celebration of bats which sees bat events for the public taking place across… Continue reading Kinneil House bat walk this Saturday to mark International Bat Night

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Kinneil story-telling tour for children this Saturday

Bring the children to hear the stories of Kinneil! This weekend's free outdoor walking tour at Kinneil Estate will have a special appeal to children and families. Come along this Saturday, 6 August, at 2pm for the story-telling walk, led by one of our volunteer guides from the Friends of Kinneil. No need to book,… Continue reading Kinneil story-telling tour for children this Saturday

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Step back in time to the Roman era this Saturday

Walk the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site Step back along a 2,000-year timeline to the Roman era! This weekend's free outdoor walking tour at Kinneil Estate will have an added Roman theme. Come along this Saturday, 16 July, at 2pm to join the walk, led by a volunteer guide from the Friends… Continue reading Step back in time to the Roman era this Saturday

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Friends volunteers to continue weekly guided outdoor tour for summer Saturdays

As the summer holiday season gets under way, the Friends of Kinneil volunteers will continue to offer a free weekly guided outdoor tour at 2pm on Saturday afternoons until further notice at Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness. Ian Shearer, Chairman of the Friends, said: "Kinneil Estate is among the most impressive attractions in the Forth Valley.… Continue reading Friends volunteers to continue weekly guided outdoor tour for summer Saturdays

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Step back in time to the Roman era this Saturday

Walk the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site Step back along a 2,000-year timeline to the Roman era! This weekend's free outdoor walking tour at Kinneil Estate will have an added Roman theme. Come along this Saturday, 28 May, at 2pm to join the walk, led by volunteer guides from the Friends of… Continue reading Step back in time to the Roman era this Saturday