Doug the archaeology mole has gone all festive! Visit Kinneil this festive season and do the Christmas version of the Hidden Heritage Trail! Follow the frosty trail, answer the quiz, and then complete the special snowy challenge inside Kinneil Museum to collect your sticker and free gift! Starts on Saturday 4th December. Pick up a… Continue reading New for December! – Christmas Hidden Heritage Trail + free gift
The Friends of Kinneil's free outdoor walking tour outside Kinneil House and Kirk this Saturday, 30 October, at 2pm (weather permitting) will have an eerie Hallowe'en twist. The family-friendly tour will last around an hour, and will feature some of the stories of Kinneil House and Estate. All ages welcome. Will visitors spot Kinneil's 'White… Continue reading Ghostly twist to Saturday tour this Hallowe’en weekend
At yesterday's meeting of Falkirk Council's Executive Committee, Councillors across parties supported calls for progress on the main elements of the overall Kinneil Estate Masterplan, agreed in 2015 and intended to run until 2025. During a debate on proposals for the walled garden area, just part of the approximately 200-acre historic parkland, the Labour group… Continue reading Councillors call for progress on overall strategy for Kinneil
Councillors on Falkirk Council's Executive Committee are due to consider future plans for Kinneil Estate's walled garden at their next meeting on 19 October. Following a second consultation on the subject this summer, Council officials are presenting the Executive with a proposed 'masterplan' for the walled garden. One of two impressive new sets of bespoke… Continue reading Councillors to consider Kinneil walled garden proposals
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 Falkirk area with excavations, games, heritage tents, re-enactments, and more. It’s part of The Big Dig –… Continue reading Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!
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 the end of November. Explore the story of this magnificent 16th/17th-Century palace There is no need to book, just turn up… Continue reading Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House
A new video from Falkirk Community Trust is highlighting Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness and its Hidden Heritage Trail. You can see the video on YouTube. You'll find Hidden Heritage sign boards (not so hidden) across Kinneil Estate. You can also get more information about the wealth of history in the park in Kinneil Museum. Enjoy… Continue reading Video puts Kinneil Estate in spotlight
Kinneil Museum in Bo'ness has re-opened to visitors after a four-month closure. The Museum features interactive displays and an audio video show highlighting the story of Kinneil and the wider Bo'ness area. The Museum is normally open every day except Tuesdays from 12.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free of charge.
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