Plan your visit

The Falkirk Wheel is a fantastic day out with a difference and accessible to everyone! With boat trips, a cafe, gift shop, children's activity zone, water play park & mini-canal, waterwalkerz, canoeing, bike hire and woodland walks; there really is something for everyone!

Below you will find out more about the different activities we have available throughout the year and don't forget to keep checking the site for the latest events line-up so you don't miss a thing.

Opening Times

tfw play park

Find out when we are open...

Sail 35 metres into the air!

Sail 35 metres into the air!

The only way to experience The Falkirk Wheel is with our breath-taking boat trip...

Visitor Centre

Visitor Centre at The Falkirk Wheel

Free to enter...

Children's Activity Zone

Children's play park at The Falkirk Wheel

Let your young ones run wild in our activity zone with play park, waterplay and nature trail...

Water Play Park

tfw play park

Roll up your sleeves and get a hands on look at how we move water!

Water Activity Zone

Young child running in waterwalker

Waterwalkerz, canoe hire and more...

Cycle Hire

person cycling along canal towpath with the Falkirk Wheel in the background

Jump on a bike and head off for an adventure in the woods or take it easy with a relaxing canal-side cycle...

Woodland Walks

Family walking along Scottish canal towpath

We have over 4 miles of woodland walk with links to the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site and Callendar Estate...


Torch at FW

Take a look at our upcoming events...