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blog 06.10.2020

Things to do this October in West Lothian

As the evenings get darker, there's plenty of fun, outdoor events for all the family this October. 

Secrets of the Witches Wood

Follow the winding woodland paths and venture into the lost lands of the Calder witches at Almond Valley this month. 

You'll encounter some strange sights, unexplained sounds, and ghastly, unforgettable smells. 

📍 Almond Valley, Livingston

📅 10th October - 1st November, various times

October Break at Jupiter Artland

Jupiter Artland are staying open this October, giving you more time to visit this fantastic outdoors attraction

With a daily pumpkin hunt, you can also take-home your own locally sourced pumpkin, plus a stencil set to help you carve a spooky design to wow trick-or-treaters this Halloween.

📍 Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

📅 Monday 5th - Sunday 25th October, various times

Autumn Nights at Five Sisters Zoo

Five Sisters Zoos spectacular lighting show is back for 2020, starting earlier in Autumn allowing you to see the zoo in a whole new light. 

This event will be different from their previous lighting events, focusing on gently illuminating the animal enclosures, beautifully lighting the gardens and flower beds as well as displaying life sized animal themed lanterns to create what will  be a truly magical experience.

📍 Five Sisters Zoo, West Calder

📅 Friday 09 October - Sunday 15 November from 18:00

Wondrous Woods at Hopetoun House

Set within the unrivalled spectacular estate of the magnificent Hopetoun House, come and join us for a stunning creative lighting journey through the winding mystical pathways of the Wondrous Woods.

📍 Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

📅 Wednesday 21 October -Sunday 15 November - various times

Take part in a Film on Forth itinerary

Film on Forth is our latest project to showcase the wide range of filming locations across the West Lothian and Falkirk area. 

Explore sites such as Linlithgow Palace, Beecraigs Country Park and Blackness Castle which have featured in productions such as Outlander, Trainspotting and many more. 


Find out more here 




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