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Address: Bridge Inn | Ratho, Edinburgh, Scotland
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+44 131 333 1320

Beautifully decorated barges take kids and their families on...

Beautifully decorated barges take kids and their families on "Fairytale cruises."

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Educational/fanastic engineering.

Fantastic engineering of the wheel and surrounding park with lots of fun for children of all ages.short bike ride to the kelpies,bike hire in the park,approx 45 mins to kelpies... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
rosie b
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fantastic engineering of the wheel and surrounding park with lots of fun for children of all ages.short bike ride to the kelpies,bike hire in the park,approx 45 mins to kelpies and park there with cafes etc.Excellent day out.Excellent train service from Edinburgh then a taxi or bus to the Falkirk Wheel.

Thank rosie b
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

A bit off the beaten path, the park established around the Falkirk Wheel provides excitement for the whole family. Created as part of the millenium project it contributes to awaking the Scottish Waterways to new life - and what a life it is! Get lifted into the air in a giant boatlift that utilizes gravity and takes you into a... More 

Thank ullreva
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great place for adults and kids alike. You can just sit and relax and watch the amazing boat lift or pay to experience it first hand.

1 Thank Trevor J
Redmond, Oregon
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239 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We rented from ABC boat hire and spent 6 days going 64 miles on the Union canal. Truly worth it in spite of the smallish RV like character of the boat interior and the mold... :-). There are decent shower facilities along the way if you dont want to use the cramped boat showers and I recommend that. Ourselves and... More 

5 Thank anne g
Stuart, Florida
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571 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We rented a narrow boat from Falkirk, took it to Edinburgh and stayed 3 nights in the Lochrin basin. It was very convenient for us being centrally located and near several major bus routes. The facilities are great with 3 large showers that are well kept. James Innis one of the guys who runs it all is very accommodating. If... More 

3 Thank elindoo
Branson, Missouri
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The engineering marvel was very enjoyable to experience "the lift". Actually pretty amazing canal experience. Everyone on our tour enjoyed this experience.

3 Thank Mike-Jane-Elijah
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

being out in the open with the little grandchildren

2 Thank SuffolkGrannie

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