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How to get toFalkirk Wheelcar-free

Visit Falkirk Wheel car-free

From near Falkirk High railway station, bus 6 runs every 30 minutes to The Falkirk Wheel visitor centre. From the station, turn left through the car park and out via the right-hand corner into Drossie Road. Walk down this street and turn first left to find Drossie Road bus stop for bus 6.

Visitors might also like to walk one or both ways along the scenic canal towpaths. The wheel is about 2½ miles’ waterside walk from either Falkirk High or Falkirk Grahamston stations.

There are regular trains to Falkirk High from Glasgow Queen Street (20 minutes) or Edinburgh (30 minutes).

Falkirk Grahamston also has trains from Stirling (15 mins).

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

None yet, but arriving car-free does mean you avoid parking fees.

About Falkirk Wheel

The only rotating boat lift in the world; it took 1200 tonnes of steel and more than 1000 construction workers to build this marvel of engineering, which opened in 2002. Nearly 6 million visitors have taken a boat trip through it since then.

For any queries about visiting contact Falkirk Wheel on 0870 0500208 or

Address: Falkirk Wheel, Lime Rd, Falkirk FK1 4RS. Visit Website