Callendar House is a well-preserved historic house that showcases the history of the area from the 11th to the 19th centuries.
Through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution, Callendar House has played host to many great historical figures over the centuries, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Callendar House dates from the 14th century. It is set in the nationally-important historic designed landscape of Callendar Park, which also contains a section of the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site.
The House's permanent displays are The Story of Callendar House, a history covering the 11th to the 19th centuries, The Antonine Wall, Rome's Northern Frontier, and Falkirk: Crucible of Revolution 1750-1850, tells how the local area was transformed during the first century of the industrial era.
The house is fully accessible for wheelchair users and can cater for anyone with other specific access requirements.
Food and drink
The newly refurbished Callendar House Tearoom offers a bright and airy cafe experience, serving coffee and scones.
Callendar House serves as the visitor centre, providing information about the house, exhibitions, and events. Knowledgeable staff are available to assist visitors and provide guidance.
Callendar House and Park are dog-friendly. Dogs are allowed on the grounds but not inside the building, except for assistance dogs.
Callendar House offers venue hire options for various events. It is recommended to contact Callendar House directly for more information on availability, pricing, and specific requirements.