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Ghostly twist to Saturday tour this Hallowe’en weekend

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

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Councillors call for progress on overall strategy for Kinneil

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

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Councillors to consider Kinneil walled garden proposals

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

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Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!

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!

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Free talk – ‘Arthur’s Oven: A Battle Won, & Lost’ – by Geoff Bailey, 2pm on 23 September, Bo’ness Library

Come along to this free talk by Geoff Bailey in Bo'ness Library at 2pm on Thursday afternoon, 23 September, hosted by Falkirk Community Trust as part of its 'Big Roman Week' festival. This talk in Bo'ness is supported by the Friends of Kinneil. The remarkable and mysterious 'Arthur's Oon', Stenhouse Geoff is an excellent speaker… Continue reading Free talk – ‘Arthur’s Oven: A Battle Won, & Lost’ – by Geoff Bailey, 2pm on 23 September, Bo’ness Library

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Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House

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

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Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation

The Friends of Kinneil are encouraging everyone in the local area, including younger family members, to ensure they vote by 16 July to support new play equipment and enhancements along the Hidden Heritage Trail at Kinneil Estate. Cast your vote for the friends of kinneil hidden heritaGe. it only takes a minute Hidden Heritage Trail… Continue reading Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation