Being at the heart of Scotland Falkirik flats are within easy commuting distance of Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh, hence flats to rent in Falkirk are extremely desirable and affordable.
The Falkirk area sits at the centre of Scotland and has played a key part in Scottish history. Falkirk saw two major battles: in 1298, the First Battle of Falkirk where William Wallace led Scotland into battle against the English; and in 1746, the Battle of Falkirk Muir where Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites defeated the government forces.
Falkirk has has also played a key part in Scottish industry. In the 18th and 19th centuries Falkirk was the hub for Europe’s greatest cattle markets. Also with an abundance of coal and iron ore, Falkirk was at the start of Scotland’s industrial revolution. The Carron Iron Company was once the largest smelting works in Europe. A series of canals were built to transport goods and materials to distant markets including the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal. Recent restoration of the canals for navigation and leisure has created The Falkirk Wheel at the canal intersection and is a very popular attraction for tourists and day trippers.
Today Falkirk has a wide range of cultural attractions making flats to rent in Falkirk very attractive. Callendar House in Falkirk is a museum with excellent exhibitions and historical research facilities. Also, Falkirk Town Hall is a renowned venue for performing arts, entertainments and film.