Because of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Spoke ‘n’ Boot is closing for the time being. However, we hope to be back as soon as we can. If you’d be interested in visiting when movement/safety restrictions are over, please get in touch to register interest (or revisit this site when things improve). Likewise please contact usContinue reading “Coronavirus”
American rock band The Killers are coming to Falkirk in May 2020. The “When You Were Young” stars are one of the most successful groups of the 21st century – and, apparently, the “most successful act from Nevada”. Looking for gig accommodation? Why not make a weekend of it and stay at Spoke ‘n’ Boot.Continue reading “Killers gig on way to Falkirk”
Heading to the Little Mix concert in Falkirk this summer? Why not make a weekend of it and stay at Spoke ‘n’ Boot? We’re just 3.5 miles from the venue – Falkirk Stadium. No need to “Shout Out To Your Ex” – just put a shout out to us and see if we have availability.Continue reading “Mix it up at Spoke ‘n’ Boot”
Holders of special John Muir Way Passports get extra treats for free at Spoke ‘n’ Boot. If you have one of these prized documents – which cost £5 each – you can opt for an extra bit of pampering. Choose from: * a soothing foot soak or* a mouth-watering ice lolly on arrival or* aContinue reading “Extra pampering for Passport holders”
Falkirk Council has produced a colourful guide to walks around the Falkirk Wheel and the southern side of Falkirk. You can download a PDF version here.
Travel bloggers “Wander In Two” – Jamie Craig and Ivana Kostovich – have praised “Spoke ‘n’ Boot, describing it as “one of the coolest, quirkiest and best campsites in Scotland”. In a post, they said: “Sandra and Stuart were just the best hosts we could have hoped for. Warm, friendly and attentive. It really feltContinue reading “Simpy the best”
An acclaimed Scottish-based blogger has described Spoke ‘n’ Boot in glowing terms. In a post, David C. Weinczok – better known as “The Castle Hunter” – said: “My accommodation at Spoke ‘n’ Boot … was genuinely my favourite place I’ve spent the night in Scotland away from my own bed.” He said the site had a “a familyContinue reading “Castle Hunter praises Spoke ‘n’ Boot”
The Scotsman has listed Spoke ‘n’ Boot in an article about the best camping locations near Edinburgh. The paper said the venue – at Greenbank Farmhouse, on the outskirts of Falkirk -provided “cosy accommodation for cyclists, walkers and other adventurers”. Read the piece here.
A new promotional film – showcasing the wealth of historic buildings and attractions in the Falkirk area – has been launched. The movie has been created for VisitFalkirk, the Council-backed body promoting the local area. It showcases a range of attractions including Callendar House, Falkirk; the Roman Antonine Wall; heritage walks in Falkirk town centre;Continue reading “Falkirk area’s rich heritage highlighted”
VisitFalkirk has unveiled it’s latest promotional film, showcasing the area’s attractions at night – including the world-famous Kelpies (which change colour at night). Watch the film by clicking the graphic below. Visit the VisitFalkirk website for more inspiration.