Town Centres in Falkirk
Falkirk and its environs, including Bo’ness, Grangemouth, Stenhousemuir, and Denny, have a lot to offer, with each town providing its own distinct experience.
From shopping and dining out to fairs, public art, and festivals, there’s something for everyone.
Falkirk is a historic town with a typical high street and much to see and do.
Visitors and locals alike can enjoy a variety of shopping experiences in Falkirk’s fully pedestrianised town centre. In the extensive retail offering, you’ll find independent boutiques, speciality stores, and gift shops, as well as high-street staples and fashion favourites.
Be sure to stop by the town centre while you’re at The Kelpies or the Falkirk Wheel, where you can find a number of coffee shops, bistros, pubs, and restaurants. You will also find comedy, music, theatre, and family-friendly events at Falkirk Town Hall and along the town’s historical path.
Central Retail Park, which is close by, features a great mix of major stores, a 12-screen cinema, and eateries. When we said there’s much to see and do in Falkirk’s Town Centre, we weren’t kidding.
Bo’ness Town Centre is located in the town of Bo’ness.
Bo’ness is a lovely town on the Forth River, rich in history and tradition, where you will be greeted with a warm welcome.
The Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, the Bo’ness Motor Museum, the wonderfully restored Hippodrome Cinema, and Kinneil Estate, from which you can reach portions of the Antonine Wall, are all located in Bo’ness.
It’s safe to say you’ll never be bored in Bo’ness since the town is compact, yet filled with activities and places of interest. With a wonderful mix of small merchants, it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored in Bo’ness. You’ll enjoy tranquil walks with easy access to the John Muir Way, or there’s a wide range of sports activities to try-click here to learn more about what’s available in Bo’ness.
Boness Town Centre is located in the town of Boness.
Denny Town Centre’s new £7.8 million expansion, which includes ten retail units, a community library, and an upgraded parking lot, is now open, with a number of new and current companies running in their new custom premises. Denny has plenty to see and do, from play parks to the Wellfield Farm Activity Centre (on the outskirts), so you’ll never be bored.
The development of the Town Centre includes:
• A new two-story building with units on the ground floor and access from Stirling Street.
• A new, improved parking lot with 98 spaces, accessible from Davies Row.
• Access to the first-floor apartments and the library from the car park side of the building (reflecting the difference in levels between the car park and Stirling Street)
• A gathering space in the new Denny Library
Check out the following community-led public art installations on your next visit:
• A Sculptural Treasure Path-a a sculptural ‘treasure’ trail that celebrates and conveys Denny’s narrative.
• Railing – the development of one-of-a-kind artistic railings that pay homage to the area’s history and inhabitants.
• The Lazy Corner-This spot was formerly a social gathering spot where residents would congregate for a talk.
• The Staircase – Located at the site’s north end, the artist will work closely with the elevation of the steps to incorporate aesthetic elements that represent local history.
• The Picture House (Way Finding)-a reference to Denny’s neighbourhood cinema and picture houses.
The town centre remains a hive of activity thanks to a variety of events such as the Christmas lights turn on. Click here for additional information about Denny’s regeneration.
Denny Town Centre
Grangemouth is definitely worth a visit since it is rich in local history and artefacts.
There are many unique stores offering outstanding customer service, and the town centre is on one level, making it a must-see for visitors.
Remember to visit Zetland Park, Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Polmonthill Snowsport Centre (on the outskirts), or the Spitfire Memorial if you’re in the vicinity.
Events like the Christmas light switch-on, which includes the Aviemore Reindeer, add to the ambience of the Town Centre, so keep an eye on our website’s events area to see what’s going on in and around Grangemouth.
The town centre of Stenhousemuir
Take a peek at the freshly redeveloped town centre’s modest, pleasant, independent stores. “The Lido,” located in the town centre, was given to the community as a gift and is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy nature.
A butcher shop, florists, coffee cafes, wellness centre, newsagents, hardware store, and pharmacists, to mention a few, are among the enterprises. A number of excellent golf clubs are also located nearby.