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PostSubject: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sat May 31, 2014 7:11 pm

My old Da was 78 on Thursday so took him & my mum for a wee day out to the Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies. The Falkirk Wheel is a engineering marvel & well worth a visit if you appreciate stuff like that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkirk_Wheel




£9 for adults, £8 Concessions & £5 for kids for a 45min tour on a boat. Not too bad for a Scottish Tourist attraction.

Since we were through in Falkirk we thought we'd go see the 'Kelpies' too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kelpies



The Kelpies are absolutely magnificent, photos don't do them justice, much more majestic 'in the flesh' & really worth a look. Can do a wee guided tour inside of them for a fiver but we all agreed it would probably take away from their mystique (nowt to do with the fact I was paying  Very Happy  )

Unusually for Scotland the weather was fantastic, obviously added to the day.

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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sat May 31, 2014 9:17 pm

Thanks for the review HH, I saw the wheel thing on the TV very recently, rep from me
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:14 am

me too  Thumsup 
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:53 pm

Repped great photos thanks for sharing  clap 

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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:13 pm

Top stuff HH! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:45 pm

Cheers folks, I appreciate it  clap  Wasn't sure if it should go in the photo or review section as it was a mini-review with photos.
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:47 pm

should be under Scotland, but dont worry I'll move it after most have seen it HH  cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:18 pm

rep here as well. We were on the wheel in April. Some feat of engineering. It uses a 9 kw motor to turn. Thats the same as my shower!
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Fri Jun 06, 2014 11:02 am

moved it here HH until you are not UK, then Daryn will have to create a new section for Scotland lol
(he will hope you will stay with us to stop him having to do more work lol)
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PostSubject: Re: Falkirk Wheel & Falkirk Kelpies   Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:32 am

lol! lol! lol! 

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