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  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival 2016
    Bathgate
    Thu 01 Sep - Thu 04 Sep 2014

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

  • A Night at the Musicals A Night at the Musicals
    Bathgate
    Fri 02 Sep 2016

    If last night you dreamed a dream that you defied gravity with Sandra Dee – it could be a sign you’re in need of a wee bit of musical magic.

  • Simple Minded Simple Minded
    Livingston
    Sat 03 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a fun filled evening with the Simple Minds Tribute act who live in Scotland.

  • Wat If? Logo WAT IF? Heritage Festival

    Sat 03 Sep - Sat 10 Sep 2016

    WAT IF? Community Trust is holding a Heritage Festival. Running from Saturday 3rd September and finishing on Saturday 10th September, it will be great fun for all the family!

  • Bing Blazer Park Life Bing Blazer Park Life
    Blackridge
    Sat 03 Sep 2016

    Take part in the first ever Bing Blazer Park Life which is taking place in Beecraigs Country Park, West Lothian.

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    7 - 11 September 2016

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace and Loch Star Trek Screening - Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Sep 2016

    To celebrate 50 years of the science fiction franchise - Linlithgow Palace will be holding a screening of Star Trek!

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

    September

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • Autumn Wander Autumn Wander
    South Queensferry
    Wed 21 Sep 2016

    Join in with West Lothian walking week and enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun.

  • Aly and Phil Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham: Le Grand Anniversaire
    Livingston
    Fri 23 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a night of Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham as they celebrate their fortieth year of working together!

  • Grounds Walk - Hopetoun Grounds Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 25 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a ranger led walk through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape.

  • 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.

  • Howden Park Public Art Conference What's up with public art?
    Livingston
    Wed 12 Oct 2016

    West Lothian Public Art Conference 2016. Join us at Howden Park Centre for an in-depth look at the many facets of public art engagement practices.

  • 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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat & Sun July 2017

    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 Logo Party at The Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 12 Aug, Sun 13 Aug 2017

    Head to Linlithgow on the 12th and 13th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival 2016
    Bathgate
    Thu 01 Sep - Thu 04 Sep 2014

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

  • A Night at the Musicals A Night at the Musicals
    Bathgate
    Fri 02 Sep 2016

    If last night you dreamed a dream that you defied gravity with Sandra Dee – it could be a sign you’re in need of a wee bit of musical magic.

  • Simple Minded Simple Minded
    Livingston
    Sat 03 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a fun filled evening with the Simple Minds Tribute act who live in Scotland.

  • Wat If? Logo WAT IF? Heritage Festival

    Sat 03 Sep - Sat 10 Sep 2016

    WAT IF? Community Trust is holding a Heritage Festival. Running from Saturday 3rd September and finishing on Saturday 10th September, it will be great fun for all the family!

  • Bing Blazer Park Life Bing Blazer Park Life
    Blackridge
    Sat 03 Sep 2016

    Take part in the first ever Bing Blazer Park Life which is taking place in Beecraigs Country Park, West Lothian.

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2016
    Linlithgow
    7 - 11 September 2016

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace and Loch Star Trek Screening - Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Sep 2016

    To celebrate 50 years of the science fiction franchise - Linlithgow Palace will be holding a screening of Star Trek!

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

    September

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • Autumn Wander Autumn Wander
    South Queensferry
    Wed 21 Sep 2016

    Join in with West Lothian walking week and enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun.

  • Aly and Phil Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham: Le Grand Anniversaire
    Livingston
    Fri 23 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a night of Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham as they celebrate their fortieth year of working together!

  • Grounds Walk - Hopetoun Grounds Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 25 Sep 2016

    Enjoy a ranger led walk through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape.

  • 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.

  • Howden Park Public Art Conference What's up with public art?
    Livingston
    Wed 12 Oct 2016

    West Lothian Public Art Conference 2016. Join us at Howden Park Centre for an in-depth look at the many facets of public art engagement practices.

  • 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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat & Sun July 2017

    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 Logo Party at The Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 12 Aug, Sun 13 Aug 2017

    Head to Linlithgow on the 12th and 13th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

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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 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
  • West Lothian Group Visits

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