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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

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Orchard event at Kinneil on April 1

A VOLUNTEER event is being run at the new Kinneil orchard - located right behind Kinneil Museum in Bo'ness. The event takes place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. this Saturday, April 1. Anyone interested in finding out more about the orchard and helping out should come along. The event has been organised by Falkirk… Continue reading Orchard event at Kinneil on April 1

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Do a House call at Kinneil this Saturday

One of Falkirk district’s most historic buildings is opening its doors for free tours this weekend. Kinneil House in Bo’ness – which boasts amazing renaissance wall paintings – will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 19, 2016 (last admission 11.30 a.m.) The open morning is to support the Hippodrome Festival of… Continue reading Do a House call at Kinneil this Saturday

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Children give their verdict on Kinneil House and Museum

The Friends of Kinneil charity has been working with local children to raise the profile of Kinneil House in Bo’ness. Supported by Historic Scotland and Falkirk Community Trust, the group organised a special schools day in May this year. Comments from visiting children from Bo’ness Public School are published below. The School’s primary four is… Continue reading Children give their verdict on Kinneil House and Museum

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Fancy volunteering? Make Friends over a cuppa …

A charity is launching a search for new volunteers. The Friends of Kinneil will stage a drop-in day at Kinneil Museum in Bo'ness this Saturday afternoon (June 6, 2015). The group is even offering free cake and coffee to encourage people to come forward. The campaign is being launched during national Volunteers Week, which aims… Continue reading Fancy volunteering? Make Friends over a cuppa …

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Get on your Way to Kinneil for a world-class weekend

Open afternoons at Kinneil House on April 18 and 19 Events mark World Heritage Day and first anniversary of launch of John Muir Way Costumed interpreter, ranger walks, and giveaways (see info). Free admission to House and revamped Kinneil Museum House open noon to 3 p.m. both days - museum open until 4 p.m. Historic… Continue reading Get on your Way to Kinneil for a world-class weekend