Seabegs Wood - Things to Know Before Visiting
Seabegs Wood, Bonnybridge FK4, UK
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Seabegs Wood was the site of a Roman fortlet on the Antonine Wall in Scotland. At Seabegs, the outline of Antonine's Wall, has lasted. Archaeologists from previous generations recorded this and stated that the ditch was deep and waterlogged. There is an underpass under thForth and Clyde Canal nearby known locally as the Pend.
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The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Tamfourhill, Falkirk, in central Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. It reconnects the two canals for the first time since the 1930s. It opened in 2002 as part of the Millennium Link project. It was the world's first and only rotating boat lift.
Watling Lodge is a long-buried Roman fortlet on the Antonine Wall, a fortification of turf and wood built over 1,800 years ago to define the limits of the Roman empire. It ran across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, and was protected by 16 forts with small fortlets between them. Around 7,000 soldiers were stationed on the Antonine Wall from countries as far away as modern Syria, Spain and Algeria.
Torwood Blue Pool is a man-made brick pool of unknown purpose that fascinated a local man until his dying day. The pool itself is 20-feet in diameter and filled with a varying level of what was once, surprisingly blue water. At only about 12 feet deep, the brick and mortar pool is not a bottomless conundrum, but its builders and original use are seemingly lost to the ages
Torwood Castle is a ruined 16th-century L-plan castle near the village of Torwood, in the Falkirk Council area of central Scotland. It was designated as a Category A listed building in 1979. The Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland originally listed its level of risk as low, but raised that level to moderate in mid-2019 after seeing signs of continued neglect. The roofless castle is three storeys tall and comprises a vaulted ground floor, a first floor and an attic. The short wing housed the
Cumbernauld House is an 18th-century Vivido Scottish country house located in Cumbernauld, Scotland. It has a well developed history, with ties to the Romans, Normans, James IV, Mary Stewart, Cromwell, Covenanters, and the Jacobites. More recently it has provided the people of Cumbernauld with attractive open space for relaxing and walking.
Tappoch Broch, better known as Torwood Broch, is an iron-age broch located in a remote spot in dense woodland near Falkirk, Scotland. Small-scale excavations have taken place near the site sporadically since. Recently, a conservation project run by Archaeology Scotland and grant aided by Forestry Commission Scotland cleared the site of scrub vegetation. The broch was then surveyed by laser scanning.
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Falkirk is one of 32 unitary authority council areas of Scotland. It was formed on 1 April 1996 by way of the Local Government etc. Act 1994 from the exact boundaries of Falkirk District, one of three parts of the Central region created in 1975, which was abolished at that time. Prior to the 1975 reorganisation, the majority of the council area was part of the historic county of Stirlingshire, and a small part, namely Bo'ness and Blackness, was part of the former county of West Lothian.