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Address: Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01324 503770
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: For 6 centuries, through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution...
For 6 centuries, through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution, Callendar House has played host to many great historical figures: Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie.Costumed interpreters bring history to life: sample authentic Georgian food, listen to stories about life below stairs, and watch the kitchen staff go about their daily tasks. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm (Georgian Kitchen open 12-4pm)Sunday: 2-5pm (April - September) Georgian Kitchen open 2pm-4pm
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A free day out to wander around callender park and visit the stately home. A good way to learn about the history of Falkirk. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Unbelievable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Edinburgh
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

house is nice to visit, in pretty setting, just follow the signs. However they don't have any exhibition on any of the 4 Mary's which was disappointing. Seems it's in storage. There are plenty of things to see. So you will either like it or you won't.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A free day out to wander around callender park and visit the stately home. A good way to learn about the history of Falkirk. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Unbelievable that it is free. Well done in informing us about our surroundings.

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Stirling, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Callendar House is local to me so I have been there numerous times. There are permanent exhibits telling the history of the house, the family who owned it and the Falkirk area. There are also events and temporary exhibitions which change frequently - we visited to see the fashion photography exhibition. There is also a working Georgian kitchen, a very... More 

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BonnyScotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely little tea room, delicious cafetiere coffee and toasted tea-cakes. Can be busy but worth a visit. They do tasty lunches and the view is great.

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We all had a walk around this Beautiful Historic Building, very interesting, and lovely big tea room, also we went into the big cook room, so cosy and warm, really enjoyed our time their, also the gorgeous gardens ,and Surroundings, are Magnifecent, and took children to duck pond, they loved every minute of their nice day ,!!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Go there only if you have other things to look around that place. The gardens are nice but the interior is just fine.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Build the antonine wall, make a clock tick and see all the other exhibits in this well designed museum with a beautiful tea room. Only lacked picnic tables beside the car park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went here recently on a beautiful sunny day and spent ages meandering round the grounds and then wandering all through the house. Found it all very pleasant, and no charges for anything. Had coffees and cakes in the restaurant overlooking very well cared for gardens. (Obviously had to pay for coffees etc.) Sat for a while watching the wildlife on... More 

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Whitehaven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited on our way back from the Falkirk Wheel as we travelled with our Collie - he needed to stretch his legs too! What a surprise we got having expected a mediocre sized park to surround the House....... it was Vast - with a secure children's play area / 3 par golf course / boating lake and masses of... More 

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Clogherhead, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

While at Falkirk this year we went to Callender house. Even on arrival in the car park we sat watch 3 squirrels playing. This attraction is free and has plenty to both inside the house and to wander round the grounds. We arrived at the tea room to late to have tea but we were allowed to look in and... More 

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Additional Information about Callendar House

Address: Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01324 503770
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Falkirk District  >  Falkirk
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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