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Callendar House encapsulates 2000 years of Scotland's history

Have a grand day out at Callendar House in Falkirk. Situated amidst magnificent park and woodland, Callendar House tells stories spanning almost 2000 years, of an area at the centre of Scotland and its history. Follow in the wake of conquerors, experience upheaval of industrial revolution and see history brought to life in the working 1825 kitchen with its roaring fire and wonderful aromas. Meanwhile, in the Park, explore a section of the Antonine Wall, built by the Romans in the second century as the frontier of the Empire, and now a UNESCO's World Heritage Site.

The Large Ground Floor gallery plays host to a changing programme of exhibitions throughout the year, and permanent

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displays include The Story of Callendar House, which begins in the eleventh century and allow visitors to journey through four turbulent centuries of ownership by the Livingston family, ending with the sale of the house and estate in the 18th century to the Forbes family; William Forbes's Falkirk, which looks at the industrial and social revolutions of the period through the eyes of copper merchant and self-made man who purchased Callendar House and Estate in 1783; and The Antonine Wall, a display looking at the Wall's construction and use, and offering an excellent vantage point for the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Complete your visit with a browse in our impressively stocked gift shop, where items have been carefully selected to complement the house and its history, and if you are hungry, take time to sample the delicious fare on offer at the Teashop at the Stables, located a short walk from Callendar House and serving a range of lunch options, snacks and home-baking.

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