Join the Friends of Kinneil on Tuesday 29 October at 7.30pm for a free informal evening of drinks, nibbles, fun and a dash of history! We're having a special autumn social evening to catch up with existing Friends, to welcome new members and to invite anyone interested in finding out more about the Friends of… Continue reading Join us for social evening on 29 October
The ancient Kinneil House will be open for free family guided tours with a Hallowe'en theme on Saturday 26 October. Youngsters are being encouraged to turn up in fancy dress. The best-dressed child will win a book token. Tours run from 12 noon till 4pm, with the last admission at 3pm, and must be reserved… Continue reading Will you see Kinneil’s ‘White Lady’? Free Hallowe’en tours on 26 October
Historic Kinneil House will be open for free guided tours (booking essential) on Saturday 5 October. Tours run from 10am till 4pm, with the last admission at 3pm, and must be reserved online in advance of the tour date via http://www.historicenvironment.scot/events. Availability is limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. The Historic Environment Scotland (HES)… Continue reading See inside Kinneil House on 5 October
Spooky Kinneil House in Bo’ness is opening its doors just before Hallowe’en. The mansion, which dates back to the early 1500s, will be open for free tours on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. (last admission 3.30 p.m.) Youngsters are being urged to turn up in fancy dress. The best-dressed child will… Continue reading See inside spooky Kinneil House this Hallowe’en
The Friends of Kinneil group is supporting a free talk in Bo'ness Library as part of the Big Roman Week festival. Historian Geoff Bailey will present "The Buildings in the Antonine Wall Forts". The event will take place from 2 p.m. in large upstairs room at the library on Thursday, September 20. Tickets are available… Continue reading Free talk on the Antonine Wall
The charity TCV Scotland is running a walk and forage event on the Kinneil Foreshore/Nature Reserve in Bo'ness on Friday, September 28. Anyone interested can book places via Eventbrite. Attendees will be collecting samples of the superfood Seabuckthorn - which grows in abundance on the foreshore. The berries can be turned into juices and syrups.… Continue reading Fancy a Foreshore walk?
Hot summer days are a mere memory ... and the Autumn Equinox is on its way this weekend. To celebrate, a range of partners have joined forces to run a special event in the walled garden/council nursery at Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness, this Saturday, September 22. The "Biochar Equinox" event aims to raise the profile of… Continue reading Celebrate Autumn Equinox with pizza
The future of Falkirk Community Trust - which manages Kinneil Museum and the surrounding Kinneil Estate - will be discussed by members of Falkirk Council this week. Earlier this year, councillors ordered an "options appraisal" of the charity. An initial report will be considered at a full council meeting this Wednesday (September 19), starting at… Continue reading Council considers Trust’s future
A range of events is taking place during the Big Roman Week festival this September. Download the Festival brochure here. Alternatively, visit the Falkirk Community Trust website. The festival runs across Falkirk District and beyond from September 15 to 29.
A family heritage day is taking place at Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness this Saturday, September 15, 2018. Historic Kinneil House will be open for FREE tours from noon (last admission 3.30 p.m.) There will also be Roman-themed activities in the grounds from 1-4 p.m. Most of events are free, although there may be a small… Continue reading Go Roman! Family fun at Kinneil