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  • 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.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Evenings of 13, 20 & 27 July and 3 & 10 of August

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

  • SSW Wrestlewars SSW Wrestlewars
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 Jul, Sat 27 Aug, Sat 24 Sep

    SSW brings you some of the best live wrestling anywhere in the U.K.

  • I Will Survive I Will Survive - A Musical Comedy
    Bathgate
    Fri 05 Aug 2016

    The all singing, all dancing proof that great friends and a good night out can be powerful in mending a broken heart.

  • Peter Pan Peter Pan at Hopetoun House and Grounds
    South Queensferry
    Sun 07 Aug 2016

    Have a fabulous night with all the family at this outdoor theatre event within Hopetoun House and Grounds.

  • 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.

  • Dusk Walk Dusk Watch
    South Queensferry
    Fri 19 Aug 2016

    As the summer sun sets on Hopetoun House, enjoy a wander through the grounds in search of Hopetoun's nocturnal residents and visitors.

  • The Stones The Stones: Tribute Band
    Livingston
    Sat 27 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Evenings of 13, 20 & 27 July and 3 & 10 of August

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

  • SSW Wrestlewars SSW Wrestlewars
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 Jul, Sat 27 Aug, Sat 24 Sep

    SSW brings you some of the best live wrestling anywhere in the U.K.

  • I Will Survive I Will Survive - A Musical Comedy
    Bathgate
    Fri 05 Aug 2016

    The all singing, all dancing proof that great friends and a good night out can be powerful in mending a broken heart.

  • Peter Pan Peter Pan at Hopetoun House and Grounds
    South Queensferry
    Sun 07 Aug 2016

    Have a fabulous night with all the family at this outdoor theatre event within Hopetoun House and Grounds.

  • 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.

  • Dusk Walk Dusk Watch
    South Queensferry
    Fri 19 Aug 2016

    As the summer sun sets on Hopetoun House, enjoy a wander through the grounds in search of Hopetoun's nocturnal residents and visitors.

  • The Stones The Stones: Tribute Band
    Livingston
    Sat 27 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

Welcome to West Lothian

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
  • West Lothian Group Visits

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What's happening right now in West Lothian

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    15 July 2016 Top 10 things to do on a rainy day in West Lothian!

    With Scotland's summer weather being so notoriously unpredictable, we've come up with a list of fun, rain-friendly activities!

  • summer competition 2016
    01 July 2016 Family Fun Competition

    Our first competition in the summer campaign has been launched, closing date 5pm on Wednesday 13th July 2016. Three fabulous prizes up for grabs!

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