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Stirlingshire singers to appear at historic Kinneil House

Renaissance singers will entertain crowds at historic Kinneil House in Bo’ness this month. The Gargoyles of Gargunnock group will appear as part of a free open day. Visitors can step inside the mansion – and enjoy the music – from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 27. The event has been organised by… Continue reading Stirlingshire singers to appear at historic Kinneil House

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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

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Singers bring Kinneil House alive with sound of music

Singers specialising in renaissance and medieval music are set to entertain visitors at Kinneil House in Bo'ness. The Gargoyles of Gargunnock group will appear at the next free open day at the mansion on Saturday, August 29. Visitors will be able to enjoy their songs in addition to marvelling at the building, which boasts some… Continue reading Singers bring Kinneil House alive with sound of music

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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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Plant sale at Kinneil on June 20 and 21

Falkirk Council's annual plant sale takes place at Kinneil Nursery within Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness, on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Please note the park is also being used for a corporate event that weekend, so it could be busier than normal. Kinneil Museum will also… Continue reading Plant sale at Kinneil on June 20 and 21

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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

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Masterplan for Kinneil Estate approved

An ambitious plan to attract new funding into historic Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness has been endorsed by Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee. The Kinneil Estate Masterplan outlines a range of opportunities for the park, which is dominated by the imposing Kinneil House, dating back to the 15th century. Suggested improvements could make the site more attractive… Continue reading Masterplan for Kinneil Estate approved