Things to do in Bo'ness

Bo’ness lies on the Firth of Forth, roughly 17 miles west of Edinburgh, 7 miles east of Falkirk. Bo’ness was traditionally a port (at one point the second largest in Scotland) and a mining town (for both coal and salt).

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway

The Heritage Railway and museum, runs April to November with special Santa trains in December,

Hippodrome Cinema

Scotlands oldest remaining purpose built cinema which was recently named as one of the best cinemas in the UK, shows films daily The hippodrome also hosts the annual Hippfest Silent Film Festival

Kinneil Estate

Visit the remains of the Antonine Wall, James Watt’s cottage and Kinneil House throughout the year at Kinneil Estate.

Bo’ness Foreshore

The ideal location to walk off your dinner! Now included as part of the John Muir Way.

The Bo’ness Fair Day

An annual celebration, one of the biggest Fair Festivals in Europe, the Bo’ness Children’s Fair has taken place for over 100 years in it’s present form and is a sight not to be missed!

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