Theatre, cinema, comedy, music and a whole host of cultural events can be found in West Lothian. Check out what's on at Howden Park Centre, Livingston's superb arts venue, visit the newly refurbished Regal Theatre in Bathgate, or head to Livingston's Vue cinema for a night at the movies. The opening of the new arts centre in Linlithgow's Burgh Halls promises even more choice besides.
Besides all the great things to see and do in West Lothian, the area provides a great jumping off point to explore further afield. Edinburgh and its many attractions are practically on our doorstep, whilst Glasgow, the Trossachs, Fife and the Borders are all within easy reach.
No matter how old or young your children, a day out in West Lothian can provide all the excitement that's needed. For the little ones, Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Five Sisters Zoo and our stunning country parks will tick all the right boxes. And for older kids and teenagers, you can't beat our ten pin bowling, go-karting and world famous skateboarding park.
West Lothian's heritage is rich and diverse, and in just a day you can take in historic attractions that span hundreds, even thousands, of years. A prehistoric burial site, palace ruins, castles, stately homes, churches and even local museums devoted to the area's fascinating history are on offer. Take your pick and let West Lothian's historic attractions transport you back in time today.
West Lothian is made up of a number of small villages, traditional towns, and the larger town of Livingston. The county offers a good quality of life with a mix of bustling town and rural life which explains why it has one of the fastest growing populations of any region in Scotland.