Something fantastic is happening in central Scotland! Land
between Grangemouth and Falkirk is being transformed into the
Discover the Helix here.
New paths are being constructed all across the Helix, in
South, Helix North, and Helix
Park - discover where the Helix could take
Demand for allotments is growing throughout Scotland and the
Falkirk area is no exception. Our new project will create
in the Helix South area, which will be managed with
the support of the Falkirk Allotment Society.
The Helix is a place to relax and enjoy, a place to explore,
but it is also a unique opportunity for local businesses to develop
and grow as the site becomes busier over the coming years.
Email for business
The Helix Cycle Map
This is your approximate location
The Helix is delighted to be working with Dawson Bike Club
The HArTT Diversion around the Helix construction area
Also a nice circular route for a walk - only 7.5km
Helix Around Town Tour
A 16 mile circular cycle route.
The Grangemouth Transition Town project
A 6.5 mile circular cycle route around the Bainsford
community - including Helix North and the Helix Canal
The Craigieburn MTB Trail
The Auchengean MTB Trail
The Kilbean MTB Trail
The Canada MTB Trail
Greenrig Car Park
Bantaskine Car Park
Lionthorn Car Park
A 9 mile walk or cycle through woodland, taking you past the
Bespoke Mountain Bike Trails
For a copy of the map, and for more info,
A 6 mile route, joining the North edge of the Helix to Larbert
and the Forth Valley Hospital and back
This short section is on-road. We recommend dismounting and
using the pavement here.
27km of paths cover 350ha of land.
Explore cycling activities at The Helix
The Helix Maps are loaded with features.
Would you like to know more about The Helix Maps?
If you want to see the Union Canal Tunnel and the railway
culvert, take this route.
A great place to start the HArTT. You'll find a cafe on the top
floor of the Falkirk Stadium too.
Heart of The Helix - you'll find the Lagoon and the Great Lawn
here, plus the splash play area!
Magnificient equine sculptures - standing guard over the new
Helix canal extension.
Discover this accidental wetland. A great example of plant
succession, and a lovely place to catch your breath.
Find Love & Kisses, The Human Sun Clock and The Celtic
Circle, nestled in the woodlands of Helix North
A community art project firing a blast of colour at
This is where the HArTT meets the Larbert Link
Travel onto the Forth & Clyde canal towpath. This canal is
now re-connected to the Forth, thanks to The Helix canal
Scottish Canals are looking for a creative approach to
rejuvenating this piece of local heritage.
The world's only rotating boatlift. This stunning piece of
engineeering always impresses.
Carefully excavated to prevent disturbance of the remains of the
Antonine Wall under which it passes.
A 32 mile long waterway, connecting Falkirk to the heart of
Connecting to Glasgow and Edinburgh, Falkirk High is another
great place to join the HArTT.
A 695 metre long tunnel. Let your imagination run wild as you
make your way under stalactites.
You can pass over the tunnel at this point, and we recommend
this for a safer connection to the rest of the HArTT.
This is the grandfather of parks, created in the 12th Century,
with a part of the Roman Antonie Wall within it's boundaries.
A great place to explore.
Built in the 14th century, Callendar House is bursting with
exhibits on the rich history of the area.
This hidden gorge is a deligthful place to explore. Head
upstream to see the waterfall. A rich mix of biodiversity can be
The main connection to Grangemouth for cyclists or walkers. The
Helix Canal will add another connection under the M9 from The