New Homes in Falkirk
Live the life
Located in Scotland just a short commute from Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Falkirk is a popular town with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring country parks, discovering historic sites or enjoying a day of retail therapy, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Falkirk.
Things to see and do
Falkirk is a vibrant place to live, with lots to see in the town and surrounding areas. Whether you’re taking the kids to Dollar Park, walking the dog at Callendar Park, or getting active at Sky High Trampolining, there’s no shortage of entertainment close to your new home.
Callendar House and the Falkirk Wheel are both popular attractions, while other places of interest in the town include Central Retail Park, Falkirk Golf Club and Howgate Shopping Centre.
For families moving to Falkirk, the kids will love visiting The ZooLab Jungle Room, Zetland Park and Polmonthill Ski Centre, while Muiravonside Country Park and Causewayhead Park are ideal for days out in the great outdoors.
If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, there’s plenty of designer, high street and independent shopping to enjoy in Stirling and Edinburgh, but just a short drive away.
For families with school-age children, there are plenty of local schools to choose from including Comely Park Primary School, St Andrew’s RC Primary School, Graeme High School and St Mungo’s RC High School.
If you or your older kids are thinking about studying for a degree without venturing too far from home, the University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Stirling are all within commuting distance.
Getting to Falkirk
Whether you’re visiting friends or commuting for work, it’s good to know that Falkirk is well-connected by both road and rail, with regular trains to Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow, and the M9 nearby.
To get Falkirk from the Scottish capital, the train journey takes just 30 minutes, while the drive takes around 50 minutes depending on traffic. If you’re travelling from Stirling, the train journey takes less than 20 minutes, while the drive takes around 25 minutes. Glasgow is also within commuting distance, with a journey time of 20 minutes by train or 35 minutes by car.
When it’s time to jet off on holiday, the drive to Edinburgh Airport takes around 25 minutes, and the car journey to Glasgow takes 40 minutes depending on traffic.