The Kelpie sculptures opened to the public in April 2014 and attracts many visitors throughout the year. There is a small charge for parking near the visitor centre and you can also take a paid trip to the sculptures where you also get to see inside the Kelpies.
You can visit the sculptures for free as there is no charge for walking to Kelpies and looking at them. Cafe and toilet facilities are at the site.
The canal near the Kelpies is a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal which is popular for boating and narrowboat holidays.
Narrowboat on the Forth and Clyde Canal near the Kelpies.
You can explore Scotland by hiring a narrowboat on Scotland's canal network and travel over a range of routes to explore the areas around Edinburgh, Falkirk and Glasgow as well as seeing the Kelpies. A number of routes exist that will allow you to discover Scotland using the canals that stretch from the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh to the West Coast and Glasgow.
All 6 narrowboats have mobile WiFi available and you can also take your dogs with you on holiday. As a family holiday their is not much to beat the experience of travelling along a canal and seeing the countryside, towns and cities that make up the Central Belt of Scotland. It is an educational experience for young and old which we are sure you will love. Book your narrowboat holiday now through Hoseasons.
You can find out more about visiting The Kelpies by going to the official Helix website. The park has walks, children's adventure play grounds and lots more to enjoy.
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The Kelpies in Pictures