Right in the heart of central Scotland and only half an hour from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, the Falkirk area is easy to reach by either road or rail.
There is an excellent choice of accommodation, from large hotels with spa facilities to national hotel chains, cosy cottages, B&Bs and canal barges.
It is an area steeped in history with a wealth of attractions, including the world's only rotating boat-lift, a steam railway line, a baronial mansion, a castle, museums and galleries and superb parks and gardens.
Falkirk town centre boasts first class shopping facilities with its two large shopping centres, The Howgate and Callendar Square, plus a large retail park, a pedestrianised high street and a fine selection of local independent stores, boutiques and gift shops.
Throughout the area, an excellent selection of quality bars and restaurants provide the ideal setting to relax and unwind.