Festival of Museums, friends, Kinneil House, museum, museums at night, romans, Uncategorized

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

estate, friends, John Muir Way, Kinneil House, museum, romans

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

friends, John Muir Way, romans

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

estate, romans

Action plan to promote Scotland’s Roman Wall

A local action plan to promote and enhance sites along the Roman Antonine Wall – including Kinneil Estate – has been supported by Falkirk Council. New signs, better interpretation – and possibly a national trail along the Antonine Wall – are some of the ideas being proposed by a five-year action plan for the World… Continue reading Action plan to promote Scotland’s Roman Wall

estate, romans

Roman videos

FIND out more about the Antonine Wall and the Frontiers of the Roman Empire by clicking the videos below. (This page was updated in May 2021.) Also check out the official Antonine Wall website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlXp_ZJHX0U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4yvY4mdHBc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXg8H2zzyC4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcXZTQG5XJ8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LcMVlTBBBg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-5EpawQjYE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPjw-d9nP5g