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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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Bid to attract visitors to Estate and Nature Reserve

A NEW push to attract tourists to Bo’ness got underway this week. Bo’net – which represents dozens of groups in the town – updated and republished its free map and guide to attractions in the area. Copies will be available from local libraries and other outlets in the district. You can also download a PDF… Continue reading Bid to attract visitors to Estate and Nature Reserve

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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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Friends get to the art of the matter

As part of its support for Festival of Museums 2017, The Friends of Kinneil charity set up a pop-up art studio outside Kinneil Museum on Sunday. Youngsters visiting the Museum and neighbouring Kinneil House got busy making wonderful creations. Pictures from the art session are included below. Just click any of them to see a… Continue reading Friends get to the art of the matter

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Two chances for free tours inside Kinneil House

Heritage fans will get two opportunities to tour a historic mansion for free this weekend. Kinneil House in Bo’ness is running an open evening on Friday night (May 19), followed by an open afternoon on Sunday (May 21). The events have been organised to support activities for the Festival of Museums and the Museums at… Continue reading Two chances for free tours inside Kinneil House

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Fun for all the family during Festival of Museums

Families are set to flock to local heritage sites as one of Scotland’s biggest cultural festivals gets underway. Kinneil House and Museum in Bo’ness, the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and Callendar House in Falkirk are just some of the attractions taking part in this year’s Festival of Museums. Organisers say the Scotland-wide event is the… Continue reading Fun for all the family during Festival of Museums

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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