Discover Helix Park, and explore The Great Lawn, Lagoon, Plaza
Cafe and the Splash Play Area.
This is the heart of The Helix. It all starts
Discover how the land to the west of West Mains Industrial
Estate in Falkirk has been transformed into a wonderful urban
Within Helix Park you will find the shingle beach surrounding
the lagoon, and the lagoon plaza with cafe and splash play area -
Jets of water leap from the ground and invite young and old alike
to take part.
Helix Park is a 43ha zone of the 350ha that make up The Helix,
with high quality pathways connecting to Helix South and Helix
North via The Kelpies through the 27km path network; perfect for
cycling, walking, running, skating or riding.
Keep tabs on how this
major development project is progressing and what will be on offer
in this central Scotland location from summer 2013
for Helix Day, the official opening of Helix Park
The Helix Around Town Tour passes straight through Helix Park -
find out more about this great 16 mile off road cycle route here
The Heart of
the Helix Walk & The Helix
Both of these walks pass through Helix Park, but with a
different focus. Discover the rich history of the area on
the Helix Heritage Walk, or
take a stroll with a group of walkers keen to
explore The Heart of The
The Wetlands in Helix Park are home to a diverse mix
of marshland birds, including mallards, swans, heron and coot. The
deer present in Helix North make their way through this area by
swimming across the canal, then walking through the woodlands
surrounding The Wetlands and Helix Park.
To enhance this area - while making it available for people to
enjoy - a boardwalk has been constructed. This prevents disturbance
to the wetlands, and has been found to provide shelter to the
wildlife in the area.
Creating Helix Park
work started in summer 2012.
View the plans for the development of Helix Park.
Helix Park news
to date with news of how Helix Park is