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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 Linda McArthy "Fun in the Sun" The Art of Infinity - Nature's Fractals
    Linlithgow
    Fri 07 Nov - Sun 01 Feb 2015

    The exhibition housed in the beautiful Linlithgow Burgh Halls showcases the work of over 20 different artists from the stimulation world of fractal art.

  • 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!

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    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.

  • Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe
    Bathgate
    Sat 13 Dec - Sun 28 Dec 2014

    Welcome aboard as Defoe’s classic book takes to the stage in this priceless performance, packed with music and laughter!

  • FREE Christmas at Kirkton Park Christmas at Kirkton Park

    Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Join the Festive Fun at Kirkton Park this Christmas Sunday with Choir Singers and a great Fireworks display. Free Entry.

  • Boxing Day Boogie at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate The Boxing Day Boogie with The Lewis Hamilton Band

    Fri 26 Dec 2014

    One of Scotland's hottest bands that just get better and better. Having just returned from a European tour the lads are back to their home from home for a Boxing day Boogie

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair

    May

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

  • FREE Bathgate Highland Games West Lothian Highland Games
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

    This traditional event has taken place on the last Saturday in May since 1973. Come along and enjoy the traditional dancing, piping and a fun day out.

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games
    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
    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
    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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at the Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    July

    Hear the thunder of hooves and the crack of lances splintering as our brave knights stage an unforgettable display of horsemanship and skill with sword and lance.

  • Party At The Palace 2014 Party At The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 08 Aug - Sun 09 Aug 2015

    A 2 day celebration of popular Scottish music.

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    August

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

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August

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

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park
    Bathgate
    September

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

  • 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 Linda McArthy "Fun in the Sun" The Art of Infinity - Nature's Fractals
    Linlithgow
    Fri 07 Nov - Sun 01 Feb 2015

    The exhibition housed in the beautiful Linlithgow Burgh Halls showcases the work of over 20 different artists from the stimulation world of fractal art.

  • 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!

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    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.

  • Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe
    Bathgate
    Sat 13 Dec - Sun 28 Dec 2014

    Welcome aboard as Defoe’s classic book takes to the stage in this priceless performance, packed with music and laughter!

  • FREE Christmas at Kirkton Park Christmas at Kirkton Park

    Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Join the Festive Fun at Kirkton Park this Christmas Sunday with Choir Singers and a great Fireworks display. Free Entry.

  • Boxing Day Boogie at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate The Boxing Day Boogie with The Lewis Hamilton Band

    Fri 26 Dec 2014

    One of Scotland's hottest bands that just get better and better. Having just returned from a European tour the lads are back to their home from home for a Boxing day Boogie

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair

    May

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

  • FREE Bathgate Highland Games West Lothian Highland Games
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

    This traditional event has taken place on the last Saturday in May since 1973. Come along and enjoy the traditional dancing, piping and a fun day out.

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games
    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
    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
    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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at the Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    July

    Hear the thunder of hooves and the crack of lances splintering as our brave knights stage an unforgettable display of horsemanship and skill with sword and lance.

  • Party At The Palace 2014 Party At The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 08 Aug - Sun 09 Aug 2015

    A 2 day celebration of popular Scottish music.

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    August

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

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August

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

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park
    Bathgate
    September

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

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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.

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Great Reasons to Visit

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

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

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