Access and Accessibility
Helix Park is accessible 24 hours a day, all year except during
special circumstances. The Kelpies are always
accessible for a visit, however The Kelpies Tours only run at
certain times. The Kelpies are light up every night and free to
Helix Car Park (small 78 space car park as you enter the
This car park is FREE and has access
24/7 unless closed off on rare occasion for a large event.
Kelpies Car Park (175 space car park near The Kelpies and
10.00am - 5.00pm
Large vehicles: £5
Blue Badge holders: FREE
5.00pm - 10.00pm
Large Vehicles: £2
Blue Badge holders: FREE
PLEASE NOTE: The Kelpies Car Park is closed at 10pm each
night. There is no egress until 8am when the car park
The car parks for Helix park and The Kelpies fill up early in
the morning during nice weather and holidays, so to avoid long
delays we recommend you park at Falkirk Stadium
and enjoy the short walk through The Helix to The Kelpies.
You'll find a finger post directing you to the Helix from the north
side of the car park.
It may be worthwhile checking Falkirk Football
Club's fixtures list before departing for The Helix and The
The Visitor Centre at The Helix
Our brand new visitor centre is now open! We are open
9.30am to 5:00pm 7 days a week, pop in to explore
The Kelpies story, browse our gift shop and sample some tasty home
baking and a cuppa. You can find the new visitor centre down
by The Kelpies.
The Plaza Café is open seven days from Easter to October and
serves a selection of sandwiches, snacks, hot and cold drinks, and
ice creams for warmer days. From 30th June - 19th August The Cafe
will be open from 9am - 7pm each day.
The Helix Park Toilets are located at the Plaza Cafe, Visitor
Centre and Kelpies Car Park.
The splash play area by the Adventure Zone is great fun for all
kids of all ages to run through. We do suggest that younger
children wear swim nappies and you bring plently of towels and a
change of dry clothing! The water is turned on at weekends and
local school holidays but is weather dependent.
Important: We have been instructed by our Splash
Play contractors that additional testing is required to ensure our
Splash Play area functions properly and efficiently. As such, the
Splash Play fountains will be switched off intermittently.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Tickets are sold on the day from The Visitor Centre at The
Helix, but the best way to avoid disappointment is to pre-book your
tickets online. You can also contact The Visitor Centre on
01324 590600 for more information.