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Antonine Wall, estate, friends

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

estate, Kinneil House, walking

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

Bo'ness Foreshore, Carriden

How potteries were once a smash hit in Bo’ness

From posh plates to wally dugs, the potteries of Bo’ness made it all. At different sites, over nearly 200 years, eye-catching collectables were manufactured. Today, the potteries are long gone – but you can still pick up fragments of pots on the beach at Bridgeness (just beside Anderson’s woodyard). And for those looking for more… Continue reading How potteries were once a smash hit in Bo’ness

Bo'ness Foreshore, Kinneil Nature Reserve, Nature reserve

Just off the Kinneil foreshore – once home to a large distillery

Today it’s occupied by flats, a field and some foliage. But 100 years ago, this site at Corbiehall in Bo’ness was a hive of activity – and home to Bo’ness Distillery. The Distillery occupied ground just below the Old Kirk in Bo'ness. The distillery was founded in the early 1800s by Messrs Tod, Padon and… Continue reading Just off the Kinneil foreshore – once home to a large distillery

Bo'ness Foreshore, Kinneil Colliery, Kinneil Nature Reserve, Nature reserve, walking

Kinneil’s feathered appeal is no flight of fancy

“Kinneil Nature Reserve is an amazing place to visit.” -David Anderson, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in Scotland The Kinneil foreshore welcomes thousands of walkers and cyclists each year. But the area is also an important destination for visitors of the feathered variety. David Anderson, from the Royal Society for the Protection of… Continue reading Kinneil’s feathered appeal is no flight of fancy