The Kelpies can be located in Falkirks Helix Park. The Helix park is vast 350 hectares of recreational green land. Within the Park you will find something for everyone. With a visitors centre, gift shop, café, exhibitions, play park for the children, splash play and miles of cycle paths you certainly wont struggle to fill your day out in Falkirk, plus the added advantage of ample parking for the motorhome in there car park which you can stay in overnight for a small fee.
The Kelpies themselves are a huge 30metre structure that sit above the Forth and Clyde Canal. They form an impressive gateway to the canal. They were created by a Scottish sculptor called Andy Scott and have to be seen to be truly appreciated. Not only can you walk around the outside and appreciate the sheer size of these giant horse heads but you are now able to get up close and go inside.
The Kelpies represent the horse powered heritage in central Scotland. They are no simple structure, once you have stepped inside you can appreciate the complexity and the incredible engineering which went into these monuments.
The Kelpies are not just a monument the represent fantastic Scottish engineering at its finest. They highlight the brilliance of the sculptor and the builders who erected both in just 90 days back in 2013!
Make the most of being able to travel with your mobile hotel and enjoy all that Falkirk has to offer with the freedom to come and go as you please. Spend a day here and then why not wild camp in the car park for a small fee then you can enjoy the kelpies in the evening. With a motorhome home there is no need to rush home at the end of the day as you have the flexibility of everything you need on board. Why not watch the sun set over the kelpies. Or follow or next blog for information on the Falkirk Wheel. For more information on motorhomes avalible to hire or more ispiration visit our website https://www.scottishtourer.co.uk/
In Scotland we are lucky to have such an abundance of outdoor pursuits on our door step, set amongst some of the most beautiful landscape and all within easy driving reach when combined with a motorhome you can enjoy a holiday while experience some adrenaline based activities.