By train and bus
The Falkirk Wheel is accessible from either Falkirk Grahamston
or Falkirk High Station. There are taxi ranks at both
stations and it is only a short ride to The Falkirk Wheel.
Alternatively First Bus No 3 Red Line runs every 15 minutes from
stops close to both stations. Please note there is a limited
bus service on Sundays.
From Edinburgh - take the M9 west for Stirling. Exit at
Junction 8 of the motorway, follow brown and white tourist signage
for The Falkirk Wheel.
From Glasgow - from the M80/A80 follow signs for Falkirk and
brown and white tourist signage for The Falkirk Wheel.
From the North - Follow the M9 south and take junction 9 (Stirling
Services). At the large roundabout, take the fourth exit for The
Falkirk Wheel and Denny (A872). Continue to follow the brown and
white tourist signs.
For satellite navigation systems enter FK1 4RS.
The main car park is a 5 - 10 minute walk along the side of the
canal with a slight incline. Customers with walking difficulties or
disabilities please follow the signs for 'The Falkirk Wheel &
Services' and the yellow AA signs for The Falkirk Wheel starting on
the outskirts of Camelon. There are plenty of car park spaces for
Blue Badge holders, located right outside the entrance to the
Visitor centre (20-30M distance). The ground here is paved and has
little or no incline.