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Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Falkirk

Enjoy the history and other features of Falkirk. Well known for its spas, restaurants and boating, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Royal Highland Centre and Celtic Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Falkirk

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Falkirk a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Falkirk Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • West Lothian Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Dullatur Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dunfermline Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Falkirk

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Falkirk is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • The Helix (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Muiravonside Country Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Black Loch (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Beecraigs Country Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Pittencrieff Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Falkirk

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 26.9 mi (43.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Falkirk Grahamston Station, Falkirk High Station and Camelon Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Falkirk?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 282 holiday lettings around Falkirk. From 134 cottages to 53 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Falkirk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Falkirk. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Falkirk Wheel: 552 holiday homes
  • Callendar House: 380 holiday homes
  • Polmont: 87 holiday homes
  • Falkirk High Station: 392 holiday homes
  • Airth: 140 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Falkirk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Falkirk?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Falkirk with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Edinburgh: 1,366 holiday lettings
  • Cupar: 604 holiday lettings
  • Perth: 489 holiday lettings
  • Bathgate: 160 holiday lettings
  • Glasgow: 523 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Falkirk?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Falkirk. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Falkirk Wheel: 552 holiday rentals
  • Callendar House: 380 holiday rentals
  • Falkirk High Station: 392 holiday rentals
  • Black Loch: 628 holiday rentals
  • Macdonald Inchyra Hotel Spa: 469 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Falkirk listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.