Menu

What's On

  • Family Fun Day Charity Family Fun Day at Howden Park
    Livingston
    Sat 07 May 2016

    Spend a fantastic day with family while raising money for Cancer Research UK.

  • Festival of Museums Almond Valley Heritage Centre: Festival of Museums
    Livingston
    Sat 14 May - Sun 15 May 2016

    With some special performances taking place as part of the 2016 Festival of Museums, Almond Valley Heritage Centre introduce 'Terrible Consequences' by Firefly Theatre.

  • FREE Wildflower Walk Wildflower Walk

    Sun 15 May 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Mad About the Musicals Mad About the Musicals
    Livingston
    Wed 18 May 2016

    Starring Gareth Gates & Michael Courtney who will take you on a whistle-stop tour from the heart of London's theatreland to the glitz of Broadway.

  • Bing Blazer Obstacle Course Bing Blazer Obstacle Race
    Blackridge
    Sat 21 May 2016

    Enjoy a fun-filled day for all ages at the Bing Blazer obstacle course. Lets get active in West Lothian!

  • Family Friendly Badger Watch Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 May 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • British Pipe Band Championship West Lothian Highland Games
    Bathgate
    Sat 28 May 2016

    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 04 Jun 2016

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches
    Linlithgow
    Tue 14 Jun 2016

    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 2016
    South Queensferry
    16 - 19 June 2016

    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.

  • Badger Watch Badger Watch (12 Years +)
    Linlithgow
    Fri 24 Jun 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Almond Valley logo Almond Valley: Nibblers & Dibblers Sessions.
    Livingston
    Sat 25 Jun - Mon 22 Aug 2016

    Enjoy a fun-filled day with the family during the school holidays. Find the gardener in you and join Almond Valley Heritage Centre to get involved in fun activities for all ages, this summer.

  • LazyTown LazyTown Live on Stage
    Livingston
    Fri 08 Jul 2016

    Enjoy a non-stop, highly interactive and energetic treat, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics, music and fun.

  • Paper, Pencil, Palette Howden Park Centre: Paper Pencil Palette
    Livingston
    Mon 11 Jul - Fri 15 Jul 2016

    Spend a week exploring art and craft, in fun and imaginative ways. (Age: 8-12)

  • FREE Wild Wednesdaay, Whitburn Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Linlithgow
    Wed 13 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wed 20 Jul, Wed 17 Aug 2016

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

  • FREE Wild Wednesday, Winchburgh Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Winchburgh
    Wed 27 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Family Friendly Badger Watch Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 29 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • FREE Wild Wednesday, Blackburn Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Linlithgow
    Wed 10 Aug 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Party at the Palace Logo Party at The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Aug, Sun 14 Aug 2016

    Head to Linlithgow on the 13th and 14th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Aug 2016

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

  • The Stones The Stones: Tribute Band
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Aug 2016

    The Stones bring to the stage all the energy and excitement of a live Rolling Stones concert. A band made up of talented musicians who truly love the music, this is not a tribute of caricatures.

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2016
    Linlithgow
    28 August 2016

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

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    September 2016

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

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

    September

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • Halloween Spooky Happenings at Almond Valley
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Oct - Sun 30 Oct 2016

    Get in the Spooky Spirit this Halloween and enjoy a fun day at Almond Valley Heritage Centre for all the family to get involved.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Linlithgow Book Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    30 October - 1 November 2015

    This fantastic event is perfect for all the book lovers out there. Activities include poetry workshops, book readings & open-mike sessions.

  • Halloween Pumpkins All-Day Halloween Party
    Livingston
    Sat 29 Oct 2016

    A day full of tricks and treats with fun and games for all ages. Get dressed up and head down to Almond Valley Heritage Centre this Halloween 2016.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2016
    South Queensferry
    November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2016's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2016
    South Queensferry
    Fri 25 Nov - Sun 27 Nov 2016

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

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 26 Nov 2016

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

  • Snowman Santas Farmyard Cottage at Almond Valley
    Livingston
    Sat 03 Dec - Sat 24 Dec 2016

    Enjoy some festive fun with the family on the lead up to Christmas. With visits from Santa, every weekend, and various activities available in the museum, there's plenty to do over the festive season.

  • FREE Christmas Broxburn and Uphall Christmas Party
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 03 Dec 2016

    Music and family entertainment in Broxburn and Uphall throughout the day!

  • Family Fun Day Charity Family Fun Day at Howden Park
    Livingston
    Sat 07 May 2016

    Spend a fantastic day with family while raising money for Cancer Research UK.

  • Festival of Museums Almond Valley Heritage Centre: Festival of Museums
    Livingston
    Sat 14 May - Sun 15 May 2016

    With some special performances taking place as part of the 2016 Festival of Museums, Almond Valley Heritage Centre introduce 'Terrible Consequences' by Firefly Theatre.

  • FREE Wildflower Walk Wildflower Walk

    Sun 15 May 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Mad About the Musicals Mad About the Musicals
    Livingston
    Wed 18 May 2016

    Starring Gareth Gates & Michael Courtney who will take you on a whistle-stop tour from the heart of London's theatreland to the glitz of Broadway.

  • Bing Blazer Obstacle Course Bing Blazer Obstacle Race
    Blackridge
    Sat 21 May 2016

    Enjoy a fun-filled day for all ages at the Bing Blazer obstacle course. Lets get active in West Lothian!

  • Family Friendly Badger Watch Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 May 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • British Pipe Band Championship West Lothian Highland Games
    Bathgate
    Sat 28 May 2016

    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 04 Jun 2016

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches
    Linlithgow
    Tue 14 Jun 2016

    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 2016
    South Queensferry
    16 - 19 June 2016

    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.

  • Badger Watch Badger Watch (12 Years +)
    Linlithgow
    Fri 24 Jun 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Almond Valley logo Almond Valley: Nibblers & Dibblers Sessions.
    Livingston
    Sat 25 Jun - Mon 22 Aug 2016

    Enjoy a fun-filled day with the family during the school holidays. Find the gardener in you and join Almond Valley Heritage Centre to get involved in fun activities for all ages, this summer.

  • LazyTown LazyTown Live on Stage
    Livingston
    Fri 08 Jul 2016

    Enjoy a non-stop, highly interactive and energetic treat, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics, music and fun.

  • Paper, Pencil, Palette Howden Park Centre: Paper Pencil Palette
    Livingston
    Mon 11 Jul - Fri 15 Jul 2016

    Spend a week exploring art and craft, in fun and imaginative ways. (Age: 8-12)

  • FREE Wild Wednesdaay, Whitburn Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Linlithgow
    Wed 13 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wed 20 Jul, Wed 17 Aug 2016

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

  • FREE Wild Wednesday, Winchburgh Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Winchburgh
    Wed 27 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Family Friendly Badger Watch Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 29 Jul 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • FREE Wild Wednesday, Blackburn Rangers Service: Wild Wednesday
    Linlithgow
    Wed 10 Aug 2016

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2016.

  • Party at the Palace Logo Party at The Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Aug, Sun 14 Aug 2016

    Head to Linlithgow on the 13th and 14th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Aug 2016

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

  • The Stones The Stones: Tribute Band
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Aug 2016

    The Stones bring to the stage all the energy and excitement of a live Rolling Stones concert. A band made up of talented musicians who truly love the music, this is not a tribute of caricatures.

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2016
    Linlithgow
    28 August 2016

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

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    September 2016

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

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

    September

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • Halloween Spooky Happenings at Almond Valley
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Oct - Sun 30 Oct 2016

    Get in the Spooky Spirit this Halloween and enjoy a fun day at Almond Valley Heritage Centre for all the family to get involved.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Linlithgow Book Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    30 October - 1 November 2015

    This fantastic event is perfect for all the book lovers out there. Activities include poetry workshops, book readings & open-mike sessions.

  • Halloween Pumpkins All-Day Halloween Party
    Livingston
    Sat 29 Oct 2016

    A day full of tricks and treats with fun and games for all ages. Get dressed up and head down to Almond Valley Heritage Centre this Halloween 2016.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2016
    South Queensferry
    November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2016's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2016
    South Queensferry
    Fri 25 Nov - Sun 27 Nov 2016

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

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 26 Nov 2016

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

  • Snowman Santas Farmyard Cottage at Almond Valley
    Livingston
    Sat 03 Dec - Sat 24 Dec 2016

    Enjoy some festive fun with the family on the lead up to Christmas. With visits from Santa, every weekend, and various activities available in the museum, there's plenty to do over the festive season.

  • FREE Christmas Broxburn and Uphall Christmas Party
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 03 Dec 2016

    Music and family entertainment in Broxburn and Uphall throughout the day!

west lotian

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 this Spring - here's some of them!

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

West Lothian Latest

What's happening right now in West Lothian

  • FAM Visit Five Sister Zoo 2016
    04 May 2016 Visit West Lothian FAM Trips

    Two of our fantastic attractions, Almond Valley Heritage Centre and Five Sisters Zoo, both hosted fabulous FAM trips.

All Blog Articles