|Scottish Gaelic: Camlann|
Camelon swing bridge over the Forth and Clyde Canal at Camelon lock.
Camelon shown within the Falkirk council area
|Population||4,508  (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|– Edinburgh||24.7 mi (39.8 km) ESE|
|– London||346 mi (557 km) SSE|
|Lieutenancy area||Stirling and Falkirk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Scottish Parliament||Falkirk West|
Camelon (//; Scots: Caimlan, Scottish Gaelic: Camlann) is a large settlement within the Falkirk council area, Scotland. The village is in the Forth Valley, 1.3 miles (2.1 km) west of Falkirk, 1.3 miles (2.1 km) south of Larbert and 2.6 miles (4.2 km) east of Bonnybridge. The main road through Camelon is the A803 road which links the village to Falkirk.
Mariners Day is an annual children fayre held on the second Saturday in June. It includes a parade, crowning ceremony of the Queen along with fun and games for the children of Camelon.
Camelon has good access for a village of its size with Camelon railway station lying on the Cumbernauld Line and the Edinburgh to Dunblane line. Next to the station there are amenities including the Mariner Leisure Centre. The main road through Camelon is the A803 road which provides access to Falkirk.
- No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-08
- List of railway station names in English, Scots and Gaelic – NewsNetScotland
- Villages of Falkirk - Camelon www.electricscotland.com. Retrieved 2011-05-08
- Jill Buchanan (25 October 2014). "Camelon Mariners may be on the march again". Falkirk Herald.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Camelon.|
- Falkirk Local History Society page on Camelon
- Gazetteer for Scotland webpage on Camelon
- "Fire pits in Camelon" (Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments)