Bathgate’s bustling streets give away few clues to the town’s past. The second largest settlement in West Lothian was once a quiet farming and weaving community, dabbling in small-scale lime and coal quarrying.
As the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, Linlithgow attracts visitors from across the world keen to discover more about one of Scotland’s most celebrated royals.
The Heartlands Development, one of Europe’s largest brownfield regeneration projects, is set to change the face of Whitburn – and bring 400 new jobs to the area. Visit now to see what’s in store for Whitburn’s future.
Once no more than a small village at the heart of a farming community, Livingston has grown over 300 years to become one of Scotland’s biggest and best shopping destinations.
Until shale oil was discovered in the area, Broxburn was a quiet neighbour to its busier, more industrious West Lothian counterparts. Then, for 60 years following the discovery of the oil in the late 19th century, Broxburn enjoyed being part of Scotland’s oil boom.
Armadale is a small town of around 11,000 inhabitants located in the south west of West Lothian.