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  • loch view Ranger Events Programme 2014

    until December 2014

    Following on from Year of Natural Scotland 2013 West Lothian Council's Ranger Services have created a fantastic events programme!

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Unchartered Waters
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    Fiona Hutchinson is a Scottish tapestry and textile artist whose work explores the contrasting power and beauty of the sea.

  • FREE Livingston Art Association 2 Livingston Art Association 44th Annual Exhibition
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014

    A new exhibition of work created by members of Howden Park Centre’s resident art group Livingston Art Association.

  • Mine Playground Morag's Summertime Delights
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun - Tue 19 Aug 2014

    Every day throughout the holidays there will be morning and afternoon sessions of games, activities, crafts, challenges and trails that all the family can join in and enjoy.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August, starting 16th July

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • Howden Park Centre Tea Dances
    Livingston
    Fri 22 Aug, Fri 19 Sep 2014

    Dance to great music at the popular monthly tea dance.

  • Range Clubgolf Camps
    Whitburn
    Mon 21 Jul- Thur 24 July; Mon 04 Aug- Thur 07 Aug

    The Camps run each day, finishing the week with a ‘fun day’ to ensure each junior takes away a positive golfing experience and a great feeling about our club.

  • Swans on the Loch Games Opening Ceremony Dinner
    Linlithgow
    Wed 23 Jul 2014

    Enjoy a lovely evening out and watch the Games 2014 Opening Ceremony shown live from Glasgow on the big screen.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 25 Jul, Fri 22 Aug 2014

    Join the Ranger Service to discover more about these intriguing animals.

  • Simply Soweto Encha 2 Simply Soweto Encha
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Jul 2014

    A five-piece a cappella group that sing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and R‘n’B, both in African and popular styles.

  • FREE Summer Flowers Minibeast Wildlife Safari
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 27 Jul 2014

    Explore the wilds of this lovely local woodland in search of spiders, snails, beetles and bugs!

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Summer Activity Week
    Linlithgow
    Mon 28 Jul- Fri 01 Aug; Mon 11- Fri 15 Aug

    Want to get out and about this holiday? Bored being stuck indoors? Have you got a passion for nature and all things wild?

  • FREE Group Twelve: A Score and More 1 Group Twelve: A Score and More
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Discover the beauty of textiles by examining its details. From the intensity of colour and abundance of stitch to minimalistic touches, you’re in for a visual treat.

  • Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair The Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    There are thrills, spills, funfair games and even the world’s first doggie ventriloquist! Remember to dress in bright colours from head to toe for the funfair!

  • The Two Man Gentleman Band The Two Man Gentlemen Band - Legendary Barnstormers from the USA
    Livingston
    Sat 02 Aug 2014

    Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band are a must-see live act.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Wildlife Week
    South Queensferry
    Mon 04 Aug - Fri 08 Aug 2014

    A week of fun children's activities in the grounds of Hopetoun led by the Rangers.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Overnight Survival Skills
    Linlithgow
    Fri 08 Aug - Sat 09 Aug 2014

    Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness?

  • Party At The Palace 2014 Party At The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 09 Aug - Sun 10 Aug 2014

    A 2 day celebration of popular Scottish music.

  • River Almond Creatures Of The Night
    Whitburn
    Wed 13 Aug, Fri 29 Aug, Fri 05 Sep, Fri 12 Sep 2014

    Join us for an evening stroll, where we hope to see nocturnal creatures like bats, badgers, foxes and hooting owls!

  • Hopetoun House at Sunset Night Hunters!
    South Queensferry
    Fri 15 Aug 2014

    Join us as we explore the grounds at Hopetoun to see which creatures go bump in the night!

  • FREE Louise Hopkins Louise Hopkins
    Linlithgow
    Fri 15 Aug - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    An exhibition focusing on the work of Glasgow-based artist Louise Hopkins.

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Aug 2014

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • The West Of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance The West of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Aug 2014

    A rare chance to hear the power of a full concert band, performing film music from West Side Story and Braveheart.

  • FREE Howden Park Centre at Night Acoustic Open Nights
    Livingston
    Mon 25 Aug 2014

    A ‘Turn up and play’ event with all styles of music welcome. Come along and join in or sit back, relax and listen.

  • An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Aug 2014

    The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy.

  • West Lothian Write West Lothian Write
    Livingston
    Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Enjoy an evening of poetry, reading and storytelling in the company of West Lothian writers. This is an opportunity to present a short piece of writing in a friendly and supportive environment.

  • The Janet Seidel Trio The Janet Seidel Trio
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Aug 2014

    The repertoire will be drawn from jazz standards and the trio’s new album, featuring songs from the era of world travel.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch Renaissance Revelry at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Linlithgow Palace comes alive for the day through music, dance and drama.

  • Almond Park Woods Bat Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    An after dark walk looking and listening for bats and other creatures of the night!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2014
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival
    Bathgate
    Thu 04 Sep - Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Bathgate Music Festival is a week-long music festival celebrating all styles of music across various different venues.

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park 2014
    Bathgate
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    The Family Fun and Live Music Day at Kirkton Park Bathgate in Association with Friends of Kirkton Park and West Lothian Council

  • FREE Pedal for Scotland 2013 freshnlo Pedal for Scotland- Free Family Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Linger Longer in Linlithgow as part of Pedal for Scotland!

  • Range Clubgolf Junior Flag Events (National Events)
    Whitburn
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    This introductory competition is geared towards boys and girls who are in, or have completed coaching programmes.

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival
    Linlithgow
    Thu 11 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    The organisers are promising that this will be the Linlithgow Folk Festival biggest and best year ever!

  • FREE Linlithgow Canal Basin- Linlithgow Folk Festival West Lothian Doors Open Days

    Sat 13 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • FREE Beecraigs Country Park- Water Food For Free
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Sep, Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Come take a walk through Beecraigs and find out where tasty wild foods can be found.

  • FREE People Walking West Lothian Walking Week 2014

    Mon 15 Sep - Sun 21 Sep 2014

    Be active, feel better and enjoy the outdoors!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Fire Building
    Whitburn
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    Under the watchful guidance of our experienced Rangers, help us collect wood and seating for an outdoor fire.

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association Autumn Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Autum Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 27th September

  • Aerial Grounds and Nature Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Sep 2014

    On the last day of the open season join the Hopetoun Ranger on a nature walk around the beautiful Hopetoun Grounds.

  • The Carl Verheyen Band @ Dreadnoughtrock The Carl Verheyen Band @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 04 Oct 2014

    80's legendary Supertramp Guitarist and voted one of the top 10 guitarists in the World Carl Verheyen and his band are set for an unmissable night of Live Music.

  • FREE Autumn Autumn Collecting
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 05 Oct 2014

    A little walk for little ones, finding and gathering wee bits of nature in collecting bags for home.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 11 Oct - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Are you brave enough to follow a trail of terror around scariest corners of the site, encounter many strange and spooky sights, collect clues, and then solve the mystery?

  • Back of House View Hopetoun's Fungi Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 18 Oct 2014

    Join the rangers to learn about mushrooms, toadstools and the other various fungi present in the grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Halloween Broom Making
    Whitburn
    Sat 18 Oct, Sun 26 Oct 2014

    Calling all witches and wizards. Broomstick workshop for high fliers.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Halloween Lantern Making
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 19 Oct, Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Let’s get crafty and make paper lanterns. Take it home and use it at Halloween!

  • Pond October Activity Days
    Whitburn
    Mon 20 Oct - Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Here’s your chance to explore nature again for two whole days!

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun’s Autumn Walk
    South Queensferry
    Wed 22 Oct 2014

    This is an excellent chance to enjoy the grounds in their full autumn splendour.

  • Halloween Mini Monsters & Silly Screams
    Livingston
    Wed 29 Oct 2014

    Screams and smiles for the under eights and their families

  • Halloween Halloween Night Horrors
    Livingston
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    All hell breaks loose as Almond Valley re-opens after dark. A festival of gore and unpleasant surprises...

  • Autumn Spooky Halloween Walk
    Linlithgow
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Join the Rangers on an evening walk looking for ghosts and ghouls.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2014
    South Queensferry
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2014's celebrations are set to be as spectacular as ever after another sell out year in 2013!

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association- 37th Annual Fair
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their 37th Annual Crafts Fair in the St Margarets Academy, Livingston on Saturday 8th November

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Geocache
    Whitburn
    Sun 09 Nov, Sun 07 Dec 2014

    Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world with GPS (Global Positioning System) devices.

  • Almond Park covered in Snow Feed The Birds
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 16 Nov 2014

    Look after our feathered friends through the coming winter by making feeders from natural and recycled materials.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2014
    South Queensferry
    Fri 28 Nov - Sun 30 Nov 2014

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Santa's Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekend from 29 Nov- 21 Dec, plus Mon- Wed 22- 24 Dec

    Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Meet the animals as they get ready for a merry Christmas!

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 29 Nov 2014

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • Floodlighting Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Crafty Christmas
    South Queensferry
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join a brand new group for 12 - 18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Christmas Carving Livingston Crafts Association Christmas Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Christmas Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 6th December

  • FREE Christmas in Bathgate- Santa Christmas in Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join the Christmas Celebration in Bathgate!

  • Red Drawing Room Christmas Crafts Family Workshop
    South Queensferry
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Get into the Christmas spirit and go Christmas crackers at Hopetoun! Come along for a day of family fun, making various Christmas decorations.

  • Icy Field Crafty Christmas
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Come and make some homemade craft items for Christmas.

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sun 14 Dec, Sat 20 Dec, Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Accompany the Ranger as we feed the deer their magic food and make sure everything is OK for the work ahead.

  • Christmas A Country Christmas
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 14 Dec 2014

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair
    South Queensferry
    May 2015

    Interested in wildlife? Love the outdoors? There’s fun for all the family at the Scottish Birdfair!

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

    One day- two great events! Join us for the West Lothian Highland Games and The British Pipe Band Championships which are coming to Bathgate and promise to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Jun 2015

    Started in 1844, the Bathgate and John Newland Festival is a true celebration of Bathgate’s history!

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 2015
    Linlithgow
    Tue 16 Jun 2015

    This historic event has taken place for many hundreds of years originating from a time when it was vital for a community to make sure that its boundaries were intact

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials 2015
    South Queensferry
    Thu 25 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2015

    Incorporating the hugely successful International Horse Trials, this will also be a centrepiece for the finest shopping, Scottish food and drink, live entertainment and country pursuits.

  • loch view Ranger Events Programme 2014

    until December 2014

    Following on from Year of Natural Scotland 2013 West Lothian Council's Ranger Services have created a fantastic events programme!

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Unchartered Waters
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    Fiona Hutchinson is a Scottish tapestry and textile artist whose work explores the contrasting power and beauty of the sea.

  • FREE Livingston Art Association 2 Livingston Art Association 44th Annual Exhibition
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014

    A new exhibition of work created by members of Howden Park Centre’s resident art group Livingston Art Association.

  • Mine Playground Morag's Summertime Delights
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun - Tue 19 Aug 2014

    Every day throughout the holidays there will be morning and afternoon sessions of games, activities, crafts, challenges and trails that all the family can join in and enjoy.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August, starting 16th July

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • Howden Park Centre Tea Dances
    Livingston
    Fri 22 Aug, Fri 19 Sep 2014

    Dance to great music at the popular monthly tea dance.

  • Range Clubgolf Camps
    Whitburn
    Mon 21 Jul- Thur 24 July; Mon 04 Aug- Thur 07 Aug

    The Camps run each day, finishing the week with a ‘fun day’ to ensure each junior takes away a positive golfing experience and a great feeling about our club.

  • Swans on the Loch Games Opening Ceremony Dinner
    Linlithgow
    Wed 23 Jul 2014

    Enjoy a lovely evening out and watch the Games 2014 Opening Ceremony shown live from Glasgow on the big screen.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 25 Jul, Fri 22 Aug 2014

    Join the Ranger Service to discover more about these intriguing animals.

  • Simply Soweto Encha 2 Simply Soweto Encha
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Jul 2014

    A five-piece a cappella group that sing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and R‘n’B, both in African and popular styles.

  • FREE Summer Flowers Minibeast Wildlife Safari
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 27 Jul 2014

    Explore the wilds of this lovely local woodland in search of spiders, snails, beetles and bugs!

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Summer Activity Week
    Linlithgow
    Mon 28 Jul- Fri 01 Aug; Mon 11- Fri 15 Aug

    Want to get out and about this holiday? Bored being stuck indoors? Have you got a passion for nature and all things wild?

  • FREE Group Twelve: A Score and More 1 Group Twelve: A Score and More
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Discover the beauty of textiles by examining its details. From the intensity of colour and abundance of stitch to minimalistic touches, you’re in for a visual treat.

  • Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair The Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    There are thrills, spills, funfair games and even the world’s first doggie ventriloquist! Remember to dress in bright colours from head to toe for the funfair!

  • The Two Man Gentleman Band The Two Man Gentlemen Band - Legendary Barnstormers from the USA
    Livingston
    Sat 02 Aug 2014

    Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band are a must-see live act.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Wildlife Week
    South Queensferry
    Mon 04 Aug - Fri 08 Aug 2014

    A week of fun children's activities in the grounds of Hopetoun led by the Rangers.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Overnight Survival Skills
    Linlithgow
    Fri 08 Aug - Sat 09 Aug 2014

    Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness?

  • Party At The Palace 2014 Party At The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 09 Aug - Sun 10 Aug 2014

    A 2 day celebration of popular Scottish music.

  • River Almond Creatures Of The Night
    Whitburn
    Wed 13 Aug, Fri 29 Aug, Fri 05 Sep, Fri 12 Sep 2014

    Join us for an evening stroll, where we hope to see nocturnal creatures like bats, badgers, foxes and hooting owls!

  • Hopetoun House at Sunset Night Hunters!
    South Queensferry
    Fri 15 Aug 2014

    Join us as we explore the grounds at Hopetoun to see which creatures go bump in the night!

  • FREE Louise Hopkins Louise Hopkins
    Linlithgow
    Fri 15 Aug - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    An exhibition focusing on the work of Glasgow-based artist Louise Hopkins.

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Aug 2014

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • The West Of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance The West of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Aug 2014

    A rare chance to hear the power of a full concert band, performing film music from West Side Story and Braveheart.

  • FREE Howden Park Centre at Night Acoustic Open Nights
    Livingston
    Mon 25 Aug 2014

    A ‘Turn up and play’ event with all styles of music welcome. Come along and join in or sit back, relax and listen.

  • An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Aug 2014

    The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy.

  • West Lothian Write West Lothian Write
    Livingston
    Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Enjoy an evening of poetry, reading and storytelling in the company of West Lothian writers. This is an opportunity to present a short piece of writing in a friendly and supportive environment.

  • The Janet Seidel Trio The Janet Seidel Trio
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Aug 2014

    The repertoire will be drawn from jazz standards and the trio’s new album, featuring songs from the era of world travel.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch Renaissance Revelry at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Linlithgow Palace comes alive for the day through music, dance and drama.

  • Almond Park Woods Bat Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    An after dark walk looking and listening for bats and other creatures of the night!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2014
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival
    Bathgate
    Thu 04 Sep - Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Bathgate Music Festival is a week-long music festival celebrating all styles of music across various different venues.

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park 2014
    Bathgate
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    The Family Fun and Live Music Day at Kirkton Park Bathgate in Association with Friends of Kirkton Park and West Lothian Council

  • FREE Pedal for Scotland 2013 freshnlo Pedal for Scotland- Free Family Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Linger Longer in Linlithgow as part of Pedal for Scotland!

  • Range Clubgolf Junior Flag Events (National Events)
    Whitburn
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    This introductory competition is geared towards boys and girls who are in, or have completed coaching programmes.

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival
    Linlithgow
    Thu 11 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    The organisers are promising that this will be the Linlithgow Folk Festival biggest and best year ever!

  • FREE Linlithgow Canal Basin- Linlithgow Folk Festival West Lothian Doors Open Days

    Sat 13 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • FREE Beecraigs Country Park- Water Food For Free
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Sep, Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Come take a walk through Beecraigs and find out where tasty wild foods can be found.

  • FREE People Walking West Lothian Walking Week 2014

    Mon 15 Sep - Sun 21 Sep 2014

    Be active, feel better and enjoy the outdoors!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Fire Building
    Whitburn
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    Under the watchful guidance of our experienced Rangers, help us collect wood and seating for an outdoor fire.

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association Autumn Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Autum Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 27th September

  • Aerial Grounds and Nature Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Sep 2014

    On the last day of the open season join the Hopetoun Ranger on a nature walk around the beautiful Hopetoun Grounds.

  • The Carl Verheyen Band @ Dreadnoughtrock The Carl Verheyen Band @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 04 Oct 2014

    80's legendary Supertramp Guitarist and voted one of the top 10 guitarists in the World Carl Verheyen and his band are set for an unmissable night of Live Music.

  • FREE Autumn Autumn Collecting
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 05 Oct 2014

    A little walk for little ones, finding and gathering wee bits of nature in collecting bags for home.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 11 Oct - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Are you brave enough to follow a trail of terror around scariest corners of the site, encounter many strange and spooky sights, collect clues, and then solve the mystery?

  • Back of House View Hopetoun's Fungi Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 18 Oct 2014

    Join the rangers to learn about mushrooms, toadstools and the other various fungi present in the grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Halloween Broom Making
    Whitburn
    Sat 18 Oct, Sun 26 Oct 2014

    Calling all witches and wizards. Broomstick workshop for high fliers.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Halloween Lantern Making
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 19 Oct, Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Let’s get crafty and make paper lanterns. Take it home and use it at Halloween!

  • Pond October Activity Days
    Whitburn
    Mon 20 Oct - Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Here’s your chance to explore nature again for two whole days!

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun’s Autumn Walk
    South Queensferry
    Wed 22 Oct 2014

    This is an excellent chance to enjoy the grounds in their full autumn splendour.

  • Halloween Mini Monsters & Silly Screams
    Livingston
    Wed 29 Oct 2014

    Screams and smiles for the under eights and their families

  • Halloween Halloween Night Horrors
    Livingston
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    All hell breaks loose as Almond Valley re-opens after dark. A festival of gore and unpleasant surprises...

  • Autumn Spooky Halloween Walk
    Linlithgow
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Join the Rangers on an evening walk looking for ghosts and ghouls.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2014
    South Queensferry
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2014's celebrations are set to be as spectacular as ever after another sell out year in 2013!

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association- 37th Annual Fair
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their 37th Annual Crafts Fair in the St Margarets Academy, Livingston on Saturday 8th November

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Geocache
    Whitburn
    Sun 09 Nov, Sun 07 Dec 2014

    Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world with GPS (Global Positioning System) devices.

  • Almond Park covered in Snow Feed The Birds
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 16 Nov 2014

    Look after our feathered friends through the coming winter by making feeders from natural and recycled materials.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2014
    South Queensferry
    Fri 28 Nov - Sun 30 Nov 2014

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Santa's Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekend from 29 Nov- 21 Dec, plus Mon- Wed 22- 24 Dec

    Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Meet the animals as they get ready for a merry Christmas!

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 29 Nov 2014

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • Floodlighting Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Crafty Christmas
    South Queensferry
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join a brand new group for 12 - 18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Christmas Carving Livingston Crafts Association Christmas Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Christmas Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 6th December

  • FREE Christmas in Bathgate- Santa Christmas in Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join the Christmas Celebration in Bathgate!

  • Red Drawing Room Christmas Crafts Family Workshop
    South Queensferry
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Get into the Christmas spirit and go Christmas crackers at Hopetoun! Come along for a day of family fun, making various Christmas decorations.

  • Icy Field Crafty Christmas
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Come and make some homemade craft items for Christmas.

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sun 14 Dec, Sat 20 Dec, Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Accompany the Ranger as we feed the deer their magic food and make sure everything is OK for the work ahead.

  • Christmas A Country Christmas
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 14 Dec 2014

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair
    South Queensferry
    May 2015

    Interested in wildlife? Love the outdoors? There’s fun for all the family at the Scottish Birdfair!

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

    One day- two great events! Join us for the West Lothian Highland Games and The British Pipe Band Championships which are coming to Bathgate and promise to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Jun 2015

    Started in 1844, the Bathgate and John Newland Festival is a true celebration of Bathgate’s history!

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 2015
    Linlithgow
    Tue 16 Jun 2015

    This historic event has taken place for many hundreds of years originating from a time when it was vital for a community to make sure that its boundaries were intact

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials 2015
    South Queensferry
    Thu 25 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2015

    Incorporating the hugely successful International Horse Trials, this will also be a centrepiece for the finest shopping, Scottish food and drink, live entertainment and country pursuits.

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Welcome to West Lothian

Find out more about the happiest place in Scotland!

West Lothian is the happiest place in Scotland for a good reason. With our rich heritage, friendly towns, great shopping and wide open spaces, West Lothian people have plenty to smile about.

Your Complete guide to travel, accommodation, places to visit, activites and events. From short breaks to romantic weekends, activity weeks, family holidays and relaxing get-aways.

Great Reasons to Visit

There are loads of great reasons to visit West Lothian - here's some of them!

  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Snowdrop Walk at Hopetoun House
  • International Horse Trials Preview
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • Hopetoun House Fireworks
  • Kingsfield Events
  • Linlithgow Burgh Halls
  • Visit West Lothian Coach Toursim 13/14
  • The Snow in West Lothian
  • A Walk in Almondell, West Lothian
  • Welcome to West Lothian
  • Anna at Linlithgow Palace
  • Knockhill, Bathgate
  • The Cupcake Cafe Bar

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