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Gift Experience Ideas for Christmas in Falkirk

This Christmas, you can give original and exciting gifts and Reduce waste at the same time. Traditional gifts can create more waste from wrapping paper and unwanted gifts that end up in the bin. You can avoid this by giving gift experiences that don't have to be wrapped up. A memorable experience makes a unique gift and some experiences produce very little waste.
This Christmas in Falkirk, you can choose gift experiences from Cinema Tickets, Days Out, Health & Beauty Vouchers, Leisure Activities and Music & Book Vouchers. This page gives you an idea of the range of experience outlets available in and around Falkirk. You can find more examples on the Internet, in the Yellow Pages or in your local telephone directory.


Cinema Tickets

You can buy tickets for your local cinema or even monthly passes to let your friends and family choose the films they want to see. This is a great present for reducing waste since you don't have to wrap it up. Some of the cinemas in Falkirk are:

  • Cineworld - Central Retail Park, Old Bison Works, Falkirk, FK2 7AN - tel: 0871 2208000
  • FTH Cinema - Falkirk Town Hall, West Bridge Street, Falkirk, FK1 5RS - tel: 01324 506850


Days Out

There are some great days out in Falkirk that you could take your friends and family on, instead of buying them traditional gifts this Christmas. This gives you something to look forward to in the New Year and reduces waste. Some days out cost nothing, but make a thoughtful gift nonetheless. In and around Falkirk, you can visit:

  • Callendar House Museum - Callendar Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1RY
  • Callendar Park - Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1RY
  • Kinniel Museum - Duchess Ann Cottages, Kinniel Estate, Bo'ness
  • Scottish Railway Exhibition - Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, EH51 9AQ

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Health & Beauty Vouchers

A salon treatment is the ideal gift to help someone relax and treat him or herself after Christmas. Treatments range from appointments with a hair stylist, to massages, manicures and pedicures. You can choose the perfect treatment for your friend or family member to make it a gift they will really appreciate. In Falkirk, you can buy health and beauty vouchers at:

  • Green's Hair & Beauty - 14 Vicar Street, Falkirk, FK1 1JL - tel: 01324 624201
  • Hair at Academy - 193 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1DU - tel: 01324 630089
  • Irene's Salon - 54-58 Cow Wynd, Falkirk, FK1 1PU - tel: 01324 629363
  • Romer Hair Design - 102 Mary Street, Laurieston, Falkirk, FK2 9PS - tel: 01324 632351
  • Salon Ian - 25 Vicar Street, Falkirk, FK1 1LL - tel: 01324 621082
  • Thermoslimmer - William Street, Falkirk, FK1 1PR - tel: 01324 610111

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Leisure Activities

Local leisure centres have a range of facilities that make great gifts. You can take a friend or relative on a day out or enroll them in a fitness class for the New Year. You can contact your local centre to find out what facilities are available:

  • Bo'ness Recreation Centre - Gauze Road, Bo'ness, EH51 9QA - tel: 01506 778510
  • Denny Sports Centre - Station Road, Denny, FK6 5DX - tel: 01324 504245
  • Grangemouth Sports Centre - Abbots Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8JD - tel: 01324 504560
  • Hallglen Sports Centre - Islands Crescent, Hallglen, FK1 2PS - tel: 01324 503745
  • Mariner Centre - Glasgow Road, Camelon, FK1 4HJ - tel: 01324 503750
  • Polmont Sports Centre - Salmon Inn Road, Polmont, FK2 0XF - tel: 01324 503845
  • Stenhousemuir Sports Centre - Carronlea Drive, Stenhousemuir, FK3 8DN - tel: 01324 503545

Alternatively, someone you know might like to receive an enrolment in a local art, cookery or language class. You can contact your local schools, colleges or community centres to ask about the range of these and other classes available in 2005.

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Music & Book Vouchers

You can avoid buying unwanted gifts for friends and family by choosing a gift voucher instead. This way, they can buy the book, CD or DVD that they really want for Christmas. In Falkirk, you can buy music and book gift vouchers at:

  • Bookworld - Howgate Shopping Centre, High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1DN - tel: 01324 638415
  • Ottakar's Book Store - 119/121 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1ED - tel: 01324 613116
  • Virgin Megastores - 74-78 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1DD - tel: 01324 639300
  • Wesley Owen Books & Music - 1 Glebe Street, Falkirk, FK1 1HX - tel: 01324 612955
  • Woolworths - 53 South Street, Bo'ness, EH51 9HA - tel: 01506 822518
  • Woolworths - 71-73 High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1EQ - tel: 01324 623935

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