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We offer a great range of fun, interesting & exciting things to do!

Steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside, West Lothian is Scotland’s secret gem.  Conveniently situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow, it provides a perfect day out for visitors with activities for all ages.

Relive Scotland’s heritage and visit a stately home, a medieval kirk or the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Young explorers can discover nature at an outdoor country park, spend time with farm animals or indeed, view wild animals. With soft play, arts and crafts or a spot of adventure golf, there are loads of fun children’s activities too.

Improve your golf swing, visit the theatre or just while away the hours with a fishing rod, why not visit West Lothian today?

 

Highlights

  • Linlithgow Palace and Peel Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow

    This royal pleasure palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. You can see the elaborate, restored fountain in action every Sunday in July and August.

  • The Hive The Hive Play and Party Centre
    Bathgate

    The Hive Soft Play has a spectacular play frame for all the family to enjoy.

  • Canal Fun Day ©Martine Stead Linlithgow Canal Centre
    Linlithgow

    Canal Cruises to Avon Aqueduct, Linlithgow Boat Trips, Tearoom, Canal Museum, Charters and Self-Drive Canal Boat Hire. Open from Easter until the end of September

  • Back of House View Hopetoun House
    South Queensferry

    Built over 300 years ago, Hopetoun continues to be the home of the Hope family. Hopetoun was also used as a filming location in the internationally acclaimed Outlander TV program.

  • lion Five Sisters Zoo
    West Calder

    Five Sisters Zoo Park is a fabulous attraction which offers fun for all the family. Take a visit to see the newest arrivals - Lions!

  • Binny Plants Binny Plants
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Binny Plants is a family run business who specialise in unusual hardy perennials and peonies.

  • Clubhouse Pumpherston Golf Club
    Livingston

    Pumpherston is a 6000 yard, par 70 course with greens constructed to USPGA standard. The course offers a true test for golfers of all abilities

  • Scottish Owl Centre Slide The Scottish Owl Centre
    Whitburn

    See Owls from all over the world and enjoy the daily all-weather flying displays and Prof Hoot’s Owl School. Open Feb-Nov. Jan&Dec: Booking only

  • Potter Around Potter Around
    Kirknewton

    Potter Around is a friendly and welcoming craft studio offering a number of arts and crafts activities run by knowledgeable, helpful staff.

  • Uphall Golf Club - exterior Clubhouse Uphall Golf Club
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Uphall Golf Club, an 18 hole parkland course, is 5588 yards, par 69, maintained to a high standard, adjacent to Macdonald Houstoun House. The bar & restaurant open daily and visitors very welcome.

  • FREE Bathgate Academy West Lothian Local History Library
    Linlithgow

    West Lothian Local History Library – all about the history and heritage of West Lothian – and family history too.

  • Nutty Bouncer Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Livingston

    A wonderful day of adventure and play featuring friendly farmyard animals.

  • Low Port Centre Low Port Centre
    Linlithgow

    Providers of outdoor education and residential experience to schools, organised groups and individuals

  • FREE View of Annet House from Street Annet House Museum
    Linlithgow

    Visit Annet House Museum on the town’s High Street to discover Linlithgow’s fascinating history. Open from 1st April until end October.

  • © Cook Tully Edinburgh Monarchs Edinburgh Monarchs Armadale Speedway
    Armadale

    Motorcycle Speedway Racing on a premier track for all the family! Race Friday Nights from March to October

  • Walk Across Scotland Walk Across Scotland
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Specialising in self-guided walking holidays across Scotland’s most beautiful & awe inspiring landscapes.

  • New Hopetoun Gardens New Hopetoun Gardens
    South Queensferry

    New Hopetoun Gardens are full of inspirational ideas for your own garden. Explore our small gardens each month, from the Winter Walk in the Woodland, through the timeless Oriental Garden.

  • Ancestral Tourism Discover your Ancestors in West Lothian

    West Lothian is a place full of history and heritage. Begin your ancestral journey here.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Peel Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow

    This royal pleasure palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. You can see the elaborate, restored fountain in action every Sunday in July and August.

  • The Hive The Hive Play and Party Centre
    Bathgate

    The Hive Soft Play has a spectacular play frame for all the family to enjoy.

  • Canal Fun Day ©Martine Stead Linlithgow Canal Centre
    Linlithgow

    Canal Cruises to Avon Aqueduct, Linlithgow Boat Trips, Tearoom, Canal Museum, Charters and Self-Drive Canal Boat Hire. Open from Easter until the end of September

  • Back of House View Hopetoun House
    South Queensferry

    Built over 300 years ago, Hopetoun continues to be the home of the Hope family. Hopetoun was also used as a filming location in the internationally acclaimed Outlander TV program.

  • lion Five Sisters Zoo
    West Calder

    Five Sisters Zoo Park is a fabulous attraction which offers fun for all the family. Take a visit to see the newest arrivals - Lions!

  • Binny Plants Binny Plants
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Binny Plants is a family run business who specialise in unusual hardy perennials and peonies.

  • Clubhouse Pumpherston Golf Club
    Livingston

    Pumpherston is a 6000 yard, par 70 course with greens constructed to USPGA standard. The course offers a true test for golfers of all abilities

  • Scottish Owl Centre Slide The Scottish Owl Centre
    Whitburn

    See Owls from all over the world and enjoy the daily all-weather flying displays and Prof Hoot’s Owl School. Open Feb-Nov. Jan&Dec: Booking only

  • Potter Around Potter Around
    Kirknewton

    Potter Around is a friendly and welcoming craft studio offering a number of arts and crafts activities run by knowledgeable, helpful staff.

  • Uphall Golf Club - exterior Clubhouse Uphall Golf Club
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Uphall Golf Club, an 18 hole parkland course, is 5588 yards, par 69, maintained to a high standard, adjacent to Macdonald Houstoun House. The bar & restaurant open daily and visitors very welcome.

  • FREE Bathgate Academy West Lothian Local History Library
    Linlithgow

    West Lothian Local History Library – all about the history and heritage of West Lothian – and family history too.

  • Nutty Bouncer Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Livingston

    A wonderful day of adventure and play featuring friendly farmyard animals.

  • Low Port Centre Low Port Centre
    Linlithgow

    Providers of outdoor education and residential experience to schools, organised groups and individuals

  • FREE View of Annet House from Street Annet House Museum
    Linlithgow

    Visit Annet House Museum on the town’s High Street to discover Linlithgow’s fascinating history. Open from 1st April until end October.

  • © Cook Tully Edinburgh Monarchs Edinburgh Monarchs Armadale Speedway
    Armadale

    Motorcycle Speedway Racing on a premier track for all the family! Race Friday Nights from March to October

  • Walk Across Scotland Walk Across Scotland
    Broxburn & Uphall

    Specialising in self-guided walking holidays across Scotland’s most beautiful & awe inspiring landscapes.

  • New Hopetoun Gardens New Hopetoun Gardens
    South Queensferry

    New Hopetoun Gardens are full of inspirational ideas for your own garden. Explore our small gardens each month, from the Winter Walk in the Woodland, through the timeless Oriental Garden.

  • Ancestral Tourism Discover your Ancestors in West Lothian

    West Lothian is a place full of history and heritage. Begin your ancestral journey here.

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    • Nutty Bouncer

      A wonderful day of adventure and play featuring friendly farmyard animals.

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      Welcome to tenpin bowling at Deer Park. Check out all the available offers, prices and packages that are available.

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      Five Sisters Zoo
      West Calder

      Five Sisters Zoo Park is a fabulous attraction which offers fun for all the family. Take a visit to see the newest arrivals - Lions!

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    • Canal Fun Day ©Martine Stead

      Canal Cruises to Avon Aqueduct, Linlithgow Boat Trips, Tearoom, Canal Museum, Charters and Self-Drive Canal Boat Hire. Open from Easter until the end of September

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      West Lothians biggest indoor childrens Softplay centre. Huge Frame, Toddler Frame, Baby Area, Party Pods.

    • Paradise Island Adventure Golf

      Set amidst tiki huts, palm trees & exotic plants, Paradise Island creates a fun atmosphere for everyone, but there’s only one thing to remember; its not the taking part that counts..it’s the winning!

    • Playbugs Softplay
      Playbugs Soft Play
      Linlithgow

      At Play Bugs we have done our very best to ensure there are plenty of activities for all

    • Potter Around
      Potter Around
      Kirknewton

      Potter Around is a friendly and welcoming craft studio offering a number of arts and crafts activities run by knowledgeable, helpful staff.

    • The Hive

      The Hive Soft Play has a spectacular play frame for all the family to enjoy.

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    • Outside
      The Pitstop Softplay
      West Calder

      The Pitstop Softplay is a multi-level soft-play facility for children under the age of eight.

    • Scottish Owl Centre Slide

      See Owls from all over the world and enjoy the daily all-weather flying displays and Prof Hoot’s Owl School. Open Feb-Nov. Jan&Dec: Booking only

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    • Bathgate Cinema
      Bathgate Cinema
      Bathgate

      Whether it's a family favourite, a fast-paced action or a classic comedy - there's a film to suit everyone's taste at Bathgate's brand new cinema attraction.

    • JumpStation
      JumpStation
      Livingston

      Enjoy some jumping, flipping, bouncing and even flying through the air at Jump Station. No matter how old you are, it's great fun for everyone!

    • View of Annet House from Street
      Annet House Museum
      Linlithgow

      Visit Annet House Museum on the town’s High Street to discover Linlithgow’s fascinating history. Open from 1st April until end October.

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    • Blackness Castle
      Blackness Castle
      Linlithgow

      Step into a largely intact medieval castle whose defences once guarded the Firth of Forth. An impressive venue used as infamous Fort William in Outlander.

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    • Cairnpapple
      Cairnpapple Hill
      Torphichen

      Stand on a once sacred hilltop where people first held rituals and raised monuments 6000 years ago. Open in Summer only.

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    • Back of House View
      Hopetoun House
      South Queensferry

      Built over 300 years ago, Hopetoun continues to be the home of the Hope family. Hopetoun was also used as a filming location in the internationally acclaimed Outlander TV program.

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    • House of the Binns
      House of the Binns
      Linlithgow

      Home of the Dalyell family since 1612, this house reveals their lives and interests through the centuries. The Estate is open all year but the House is open from 1st June- 30th September

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      Kirk of Calder
      Mid Calder

      The Kirk of Calder is the Grade ‘A’ listed Church of Scotland Parish Church serving Mid Calder. Open Sundays May to September, other times by arrangement

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    • Linlithgow Palace and Peel
      Linlithgow Palace
      Linlithgow

      This royal pleasure palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. You can see the elaborate, restored fountain in action every Sunday in July and August.

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    • Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance
      Linlithgow Peel
      Linlithgow

      The magnificent ruins of Linlithgow Palace sit above Linlithgow Loch, amid an expanse of parkland known as the peel.

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    • People Walking

      An easy-to-follow walk round Linlithgow starting at The Cross.

    • Linlithgow Palace Kirk

      Mary’s Meanders is an independent tour guide company specialising in providing fully customised private tours from Linlithgow.

    • Torphichen Preceptory

      The tower and transepts of a church built by the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in the 13th century, much altered. Open 1st April- 30th September, weekends only

    • Bathgate Academy

      West Lothian Local History Library – all about the history and heritage of West Lothian – and family history too.

    • Scottish Korean War Memorial Shrine

      The memorial was created by the Lothians and West of Scotland branch of the now defunct British Korean Veterans Association as a tribute to the memory of their fallen comrades.

    • Linlithow Palace and Loch

      This trail takes in 20 attractions all over Scotland connected to Mary, Queen of Scots, the most famous and intriguing member of the Scottish monarchs.

    • Addiewell

      With this fantastic site, you can find out all you want to know about the booming shale industry within the small mining town of Addiewell.

    • Linlithgow Bridge Trail

      Take a trip back in time and walk the trail of the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge.

    • Military Musuem

      Offering a fascinating insight into Scotland's military past. Open to the public six days a week from 10.00 - 16.00 Tuesday - Sunday

    • Scotstory

      Working throughout Scotland as a guest speaker, storyteller and guide. Bringing stories to life.

    • Bathgate Alps
      Bathgate Hills
      Bathgate

      West Lothian has changed enormously over the last 330 million years. Evidence of these changes is all around you... if you just know what to look for.

    • ©LorneGill/SNH

      An oasis of open windswept moors hidden in the lowlands, Blawhorn is a site full of secrets- discover 8000 years of history!

    • Linhouse Glen ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Linhouse Glen
      Livingston

      Situated to the south of Livingston and to the north of the Linhouse Water, Linhouse Glen is a mixture of habitats including heathland, native woodland and species-rich grassland

    • Hermand Birchwood ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Hermand Birchwood
      West Calder

      Hermand Birchwood, situated 0.6 miles south-east of West Calder, is an important area of woodland growing on a relict raised bog with a ground flora dominated by blaeberry

    • Addiewell Bing ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Addiewell Bing
      West Calder

      To the north of West Calder in West Lothian, this oil-shale bing now supports valuable wildlife habitat including woodland, scrub and flower-rich grassland

    • Longridge Moss ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Longridge Moss
      Whitburn

      Situated two miles south of Whitburn, Longridge Moss is an important lowland raised bog with a range of plants that are adapted to the wet, acidic conditions.

    • Tailend Moss Reserve ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Tailend Moss
      Bathgate

      Situated a mile south-east of Bathgate and close to Junction 3a on the M8, Tailend Moss is a lowland raised bog composed of deep peat.

    • Petershill ©Scottish Wildlife Trust
      Petershill
      Bathgate

      Situated on the north-east edge of Bathgate, Petershill was a limestone quarry in the 18th Century, converted to reservoirs in the 19th Century and drained in 1986.

    • Bogburn Flood Lagoons ©Scottish Wildlife Trust

      Located in Bathgate, Bogburn Flood Lagoons consists of three open freshwater pools surrounded by marshy grassland and swamp, a habitat favoured by wildfowl

    • Almond Park Playpark
      Almond Park
      Livingston

      Almond Park, Livingston

    • Nasmyth Bridge

      Open all year, free to visit. Situated between Broxburn & East Calder, probably the best kept secret in West Lothian!

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    • Balbardie Park Peace Mile

      Balbardie Park of Peace, Bathgate

    • Park
      Bankton Mains Park
      Livingston

      Bankton Mains District Park, Livingston

    • Deer

      Beecraigs Red Deer herd & Highland Cattle fold, seen off the Sutherland Way & viewing platform

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    • Sunset- Southern Boundary

      Wide range of activities within 370 hectares (913 acres), near historic Linlithgow. Open throughout the year, free entry.

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    • Dechmont Law looking up hill
      Dechmont Law
      Livingston

      Blow away the cobwebs with a walk up Dechmont Law.

    • Dedridge Ponds

      Dedridge Burn and Ponds, Livingston

    • Eliburn Park Playpark
      Eliburn Park
      Livingston

      Eliburn Park, Livingston

    • Kirkton Park
      Kirkton Park
      Bathgate

      Kirkton Park, Bathgate

    • Murieston Trail Avenue
      Murieston Trail
      Livingston

      Murieston Trail, Livingston

    • Polkemmet Country Park

      Popular 68 hectare (168 acre) visitor attraction near Whitburn: golf course, driving range, bowling green, woodland & riverside walks, play area, picnic areas & BBQ facility.

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    • Stewartfield Park BMX Track
      Stewartfield Park
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Stewartfield Park, Broxburn

    • Howden Park Centre
      Howden Park Centre
      Livingston

      West Lothian's most exciting venue for arts performances, music, theatre, comedy, dance, exhibitions, classes and food

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    • Out in the Open Book Pile
      A Public Art Walk
      Livingston

      Enjoy this free self-guided walking tour of public artworks in the heart of Livingston all year round! Perfect for a short little break when you have a bit of time on your hands

    • Front

      A stunning building with a dedicated art gallery, offering a café with garden, visitor information, events, classes, elegant spaces for hire and much more.

    • Howden Park Public Art

      Life is for Livingston - Discover local public art with the new phone app.

    • Ancestral Tourism

      West Lothian is a place full of history and heritage. Begin your ancestral journey here.

    • Trace your Ancestors

      The West Lothian Family History Society was founded to help those who are interested in researching family history and genealogy across West Lothian.

    • The Dewar family at 24 Main Street, Livingston Station circa 1930 with Mid Street in the background

      Almond Valley holds the Scottish Shale Oil Industry collection, recognised as a museum collection of national importance, comprising the surviving official records of the shale oil companies.

    • Bennie Museum
      Bennie Museum
      Bathgate

      The Bennie Museum opened in 1989 as a museum of Bathgate’s history and life. It has been commended by the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions.

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    • Ancestry

      West Lothian Council Museums Service cares for and displays a wide range of local historical objects

    • Trace your Ancestors

      We can help you discover your Scottish Ancestors.

    • Discover your Scottish Ancestors

      If you are interested in your ancestry there are a lot of local and national resources you can use online, prior to your arrival or once you are here.

    • Margaret with Scroll

      Well established genealogy/family research business. ASGRA accredited researcher will compile family histories for clients, producing reports, trees and presentation packs for gifts.

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      The object of the Society is the study of Scottish history and to foster an appreciation of historical buildings and sites, especially those in West Lothian.

    • J & R VEITCH Almondell Garden Centre

      J&R Veitch, Almondell Garden Centre is a 3rd generation family run garden centre and plant nursery. Concessions include coffee shop, LV hair design, Graphitees, Rattan cane and more to be announced.

    • Klondyke Garden Centre

      We are a traditional garden centre offering a wide variety of quality gardening products and stunning plants.

    • Binny Plants
      Binny Plants
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Binny Plants is a family run business who specialise in unusual hardy perennials and peonies.

    • Mill Garden Centre

      Whether you are a serious gardener, plant collector or interested in something different from the chains, you are sure to find something to suit.

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    • Rouken Glen Garden Centre Logo

      At Rouken Glen Garden Centre, we stock everything your home or garden needs.

    • New Hopetoun Gardens
      New Hopetoun Gardens
      South Queensferry

      New Hopetoun Gardens are full of inspirational ideas for your own garden. Explore our small gardens each month, from the Winter Walk in the Woodland, through the timeless Oriental Garden.

    • Williamson Design Florist & Garden Centre

      A wide range of diverse products are available in our Garden Centre as well as local grown plants and the traditional garden accessories.

    • Dobbies Garden Centre

      Dobbies is brimming with ideas as well as beautiful flowers and plants!

    • Champfleurie Estate
      Champfleurie Estate
      Linlithgow

      Champfleurie - a traditional working estate

    • dreadnoughtrock.com

      Dreadnought Rock is the place to be in West Lothian if you love your Rock Music or enjoy a great night out in a safe and relaxed environment !

    • EQHQ
      EQHQ Nightclub
      Livingston

      West Lothian's no.1 & newest nightclub!

    • Jumping Off The Bus
      Bedlam Paintball
      South Queensferry

      Bedlam Paintball is West Lothian’s premier paintball venue. Designed and operated by true paintball enthusiasts, there’s nowhere better for an adventurous day out

    • Delta Force Paintball

      Delta Force Paintball Centre is based in the Bathgate Hills and offers visitors an adrenaline fuelled experience!

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    • © Cook Tully Edinburgh Monarchs

      Motorcycle Speedway Racing on a premier track for all the family! Race Friday Nights from March to October

    • Livingston Skate Park

      A great public place where you can hang out with friends and take part in a number of sports for free!

    • Low Port Centre
      Low Port Centre
      Linlithgow

      Providers of outdoor education and residential experience to schools, organised groups and individuals

    • Outside
      Morton Clay Targets
      Mid Calder

      Clay target shooting for novices or your more seasoned shooter. Corporate, group, stag and hen bookings welcome

    • Hopetoun Clay Shooting
      Hopetoun Clay Shooting
      South Queensferry

      Hopetoun offers an unrivalled location for clay and simulated game shooting in Scotland. All of our packages can be tailored to meet your groups requirements.

    • Walk Across Scotland
      Walk Across Scotland
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Specialising in self-guided walking holidays across Scotland’s most beautiful & awe inspiring landscapes.

    • CPS Activities
      CPS Activities
      Linlithgow

      Adventure Activity Business: Archery, Abseiling, Climbing, Hill Walking, Team Building and more.

    • Range

      Challenging 9-hole, Par 37 Course, 15 Bay floodlit Driving Range, both set in scenic Country Park.

    • Harburn Golf Club
      Harburn Golf Club
      West Calder

      A challenging golf course for golf enthusiasts!

    • Bridgend & District Golf Club

      A picturesque 9 hole parkland golf course near Linlithgow.

    • Kingsfield Golf Centre Sign

      Kingsfield Golf Centre is the ideal destination if you want to play or learn golf - or improve your game.

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    • Oatridge Stock Golf
      Oatridge Golf Course
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Oatridge Golf Course is truly a hidden gem and has been described as the "best 9-hole course in Scotland".

    • Uphall Golf Club - exterior Clubhouse
      Uphall Golf Club
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Uphall Golf Club, an 18 hole parkland course, is 5588 yards, par 69, maintained to a high standard, adjacent to Macdonald Houstoun House. The bar & restaurant open daily and visitors very welcome.

    • Bathgate Golf Club

      Bathgate Golf Club is the proud home of 2 Ryder Cup Captains– Eric Brown and Bernard Gallacher. The course is a generally flat 18 hole course

    • Club House

      Regarded as one of the finest and most challenging golf courses in central Scotland, the 18hole course boasts spacious tree lined fairways and views over Fife and West Lothian.

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    • Clubhouse

      Pumpherston is a 6000 yard, par 70 course with greens constructed to USPGA standard. The course offers a true test for golfers of all abilities

    • West Lothian Golf Club

      The West Lothian Golf Club, founded in 1892, is often described as ‘the best golf course in the area’.

    • Niddry Castle Golf Club
      Niddry Castle Golf Club
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Niddry Castle Golf Club is an 18-hole, par 70, 5914 yard course. The course is suitable for all levels & ability and benefits from magnificent views towards the Pentland Hills.

    • Linlithgow Golf Club

      Linlithgow Golf Club is a realtively short but challenging 18-hole course which sits high above the traditional and picturesque town of Linlithgow

    • Greenburn Golf Club
      Greenburn Golf Club
      Fauldhouse

      Greenburn Golf Club is a challenging 18-hole course with a mix of parkland and moorland. It is 6067 yards and a par 71.

    • Balbardie Park Golf Course

      Our 9 hole golf course, suited in Balbardie Park of Peace @ Xcite Bathgate, offers players an ideal course suitable for beginners as well experienced golfers.

    • Couple Cycling

      West Lothian is a great area for cycling whether you are a novice, occasional cyclist, want to go out on a leisurely cycle with the family or are a serious mile-eater.

    • WL Clarion Cycling by the Canal

      There are a number of cycling clubs and organisations active in West Lothian, notably West Lothian Clarion and CTC Livingston and West Lothian.

    • Linlithgow Union Canal Centre

      Click here for general cycling maps of local towns

    • Hooked on Cycling

      Hooked on Cycling is West Lothian’s premier bike shop and cycling holiday provider.

    • Elevation Cycles

      At Elevation Cycles we provide you with a friendly and honest service.

    • Road to Blackness

      Blackness, the former port of Linlithgow, is a charming coastal village and the Castle attracts many tourists.

    • Cairnpapple

      This challenging cycle tour, climbing into the Bathgate Hills, affords views of much of central Scotland including the Trossaches and Ben Lomond.

    • Binny Craig

      The ride follows pleasant lanes past Abercorn Church which is situated in charming wooded setting.

    • Couple Cycling

      This circular ride explores some of the nicest parts of Livingston, the parts you never see from a car!

    • Bathgate Alps
      Bathgate Alps
      Bathgate

      The name was given to the area by West Lothian Clarion founding member Sadiq Mir in 2007.

    • Bike and Go
      Bike & Go
      Linlithgow

      Bike & Go hire scheme has now launched in Linlithgow, West Lothian. This is a fantastic new way to explore and travel the area with this new bike hire scheme.

    • Allandale Tarn Fisheries

      Allandale Tarns spring fed lakes have excellent water quality and offer separate fly fishing and bait fishing. The lakes are stocked each day with quality rainbow, blue and brown trout

    • Bangour Fishery Peel
      Bangour Trout Fishery
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Award winning, 7.5.acre still water bank fishery, nestled in the heart of the Bathgate hill, stocked weekly with top quality rainbow, blues, tigers, browns and goldens.

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      Sheltered, 20 acre, chalk spring loch. Open throughout the year, regularly stocked with quality Rainbow Trout. Fly fishing from boat, optional "Catch & Keep"/"Catch & Release".

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    • Bowden Springs Trout Fishery

      Bowden has 2 reservoirs which are separated by an earth dam. Both basins are spring fed, draining from the beautiful hills around Torphichen

    • Harperrig Fisheries
      Harperrig Fisheries
      Kirknewton

      We are a Brown trout only fishery, (Fly Fishing only). Open March 15th to October 15th.

    • Morton Trout Fishery

      With a central location and the option of both boat and bank fishing, Morton Trout Fishery can cater for angling clubs and corporate events

    • Pottishaw Trout Fishery

      Pottishaw Fishery is a family run business providing high-quality fly fishing for Stocked Brown and Rainbow Trout based on a policy of 100% catch and release

    • Selmmuir Fishery
      Selmmuir Fishery
      Livingston

      The fishery is located in the peaceful surroundings of Selmmuir Forest. Located just south of Livingston, the fishery is easily reached from anywhere on the central belt.

    • Burn It
      Burn It
      Livingston

      Burn It outdoor fitness sessions run every day of the week in West Lothian. Livingston, Bathgate, Linlithgow and Beecraigs Country Park

    • Xcite Armadale
      Xcite Armadale
      Armadale

      Xcite Armadale has had a make-over, giving it a new reception and viewing area, more spacious fitness centre and recently refurbished pools.

    • Xcite Bathgate Pool
      Xcite Bathgate
      Bathgate

      Xcite Bathgate offers a great range of activities and facilities for all ages and abilities.

    • Xcite Leisure Centre
      Xcite Broxburn Sports Centre
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Xcite Broxburn Sports Centre gives you a great range of sport and leisure activities for all the family.

    • Xcite Swim
      Xcite Broxburn Swimming Pool
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Xcite Broxburn Swimming Pool has a 25 metre pool

    • Xcite Leisure Centre
      Xcite Craigswood
      Livingston

      Xcite Craigswood caters for the casual sports player as much as for the serious athlete.

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      Xcite East Calder
      East Calder

      Xcite East Calder Sports Centre provides fun for all the family.

    • Xcite Leisure Centre
      Xcite Fauldhouse
      Fauldhouse

      Xcite Fauldhouse is the newest addition to the Xcite portfolio. The gym was open in February 2012, with new Technogym equipment.

    • Xcite Linlithgow
      Xcite Linlithgow
      Linlithgow

      Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre combines health & fitness, swimming, sports and fun for the little ones!

    • Xcite Livingston
      Xcite Livingston
      Livingston

      Xcite Livingston has a fantastic leisure pool with flumes and teaching pool – great for the kids!

    • Xcite Whitburn
      Xcite Whitburn
      Whitburn

      A fantatsic venue and community hub offers a great range of activities in the pool, gym, fitness studio, spin studio and soft play area.

    • Exterior

      The S.N.E.C. is "the" venue for all equestrian events in Scotland and we hope to see you soon

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    • Players training with kids

      The Livingston Football Club hosts regular games for all the Lions supporters, but it has so much more to offer; there are fantastic weekly coaching sessions for kids as well as sessions for adults.

    • Edinburgh Canal Centre
      The Bridge Inn
      Broxburn & Uphall

      Being the only the pub in the village, The Bridge Inn is a community pub in the heart of the village

    • A Forest 2010: Jim Lambie. Photo: Keith Hunter, Courtesy of Jupiter Artland
      Jupiter Artland
      Kirknewton

      Jupiter Artland is a contemporary sculpture garden in the grounds of Bonnington House, just outside Edinburgh. Open May to September.

    • The Falkirk Wheel

      Visitors to The Falkirk Wheel can enjoy a unique experience

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    • EICA

      Life is for discovering! In just one day, you can experience the ultimate adrenaline rush

    • Craigies Farm
      Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe
      South Queensferry

      There’s plenty to do up here on (and around) Craigie’s Farm Deli and Cafe with lots of fun kid’s stuff too!

    • Bo'ness Kinneil Morayshire Berries

      Climb aboard a wonderfully restored carriage, for an unforgetable experience!

    • Forth Bridges Sunset
      The Forth Bridges
      South Queensferry

      Crossing the Firth of Forth there are currently two bridges - one rail and one road. They are currently building a third road bridge 'The Queensferry Crossing' which is due to open in 2016.

    • The Grange
      The Grange
      Fauldhouse

      Great venue for a range of live music and live sports coverage.

    • The Larder

      This bespoke cook school opened in October 2014 and now deliver a range of cookery activities for adults, children and corporate customers.

    • Gooey Events Limited

      Enjoy a chocolate filled day out with family and friends at Gooey Events Limited, Livingston.

    • Calderwood
      Calderwood Walk
      Mid Calder

      Circular walk through mixed, ancient woodland. Distance: 3mls / 5kms

    • Blackness Castle

      A refreshing walk along the shores of the Forth which gives fantastic views of the Forth Bridges. Distance: 4 miles/6.5kms

    • Nasmyth Bridge River Almond
      Almondell Walk
      East Calder

      A lovely stroll through the woods of Almondell & Calderwood Country Park. Distance: 4mls / 6.5kms

    • Breich Water
      Breich Water Walk
      Livingston

      A nice, gentle walk which begins at one of our most popular family attractions. Distance: 4mls / 6.5kms

    • Family Walking in West Lothian

      Three different routes through woodland and farm to accommodate different time restraints. Distance: max. 3mls / 5 kms

    • View of West Lothian

      Three different routes to accommodate different time restraints, from the towncentre with views of the famous Five Sisters. Distance: max. 3 mls/ 5 kms

    • Water Walkway

      Three different routes through town, canal and farm to accommodate different time restraints. Distance: 3mls / 5 kms

    • People on Bench

      Three different routes through town and parks accommodate different time restraints. Distance: max. 3mls / 5 kms

    • House of the Binns- Parkland Walk

      The Binns parkland was created to impress guests visually. Visitors today can expect and enjoy the same beautiful parkland and stunning views on this gentle walk. Distance: 2 mls/ 3kms

    • Witchcraig Wood

      A pleasant uphill walk with fantastic views which begins at the impressive Korean War Memorial. Distance: 2.5 mls / 4kms

    • Linlithgow Loch

      This walk takes in some of the best views in West Lothian including Linlithgow Palace. Distance: 8.5 mls / 13.5 kms

    • Winchburgh Canal

      This is a peaceful walk along the canal side where you will find plenty of wildlife. Distance: 6 mls / 10kms

    • Avon River
      Avon River
      Linlithgow

      A fascinating walk with historic points of interest along the way. See where William Wallace hid from the army of Edward I in the 13th century. Distance: 9.5 mls / 15kms

    • Pentland Hills © Ridge from Allemuir

      A living working landscape with 10,000 hectares of countryside, 100km of paths and spectacular scenery.

    • Harperrig Reservoir

      A challenging walk around the lower end of West Lothian which can take you right into the Pentlands. Distance: 9 mls/ 14.5km with a climb of 561m

    • Blue Blackness
      John Muir Way
      Linlithgow

      The new John Muir Way stretches all the way from Helensburgh in the West to Dunbar on the East Coast.