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The Falkirk Wheel

Visitor Attraction

Address
The Falkirk Wheel
Lime Road
Tamfourhill
Falkirk
Stirlingshire
FK1 4RS
Scotland
Telephone (01324) 676908
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The Falkirk Wheel is one of Scotland’s leading visitor attractions and the world’s only rotating boat lift. On site activities include a boat trip through the Wheel, gift shop, café, audio handset tours, basin walking trail, sculpture trail, children’s play park and picnic tables.
The Wheel acts as a gateway to Scotland’s 220km canal network which is a unique industrial heritage asset and an important wildlife habitat. It was designed to solve the problem of the linking the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals, once connected via a set of 11 locks. The sustainable design of the Wheel ensures minimal water use and each rotation only requires the equivalent electricity of boiling 6 household kettles.
All waste generated on site, both from visitors and staff, is segregated and reused or recycled where possible.

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