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Linlithgow Peel

Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance
  • Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance
  • Linlithgow Palace over Loch
  • Swans on the Loch
  • Linlithgow Loch
  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch
  • The loch was formed from a block of ice left behind by retreating glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age. It is one of only two remaining natural lowland lochs in the Lothians.

    You can now enjoy the Peel for recreation or take a walk along the loch to see the abundant wildlife living in the loch and shore.

    The walk around the loch is about 4km or 2.3 miles long and takes about an hour.
    If you wish to have a longer stroll around the loch and Linlithgow, have a look at this walk, which will take about 4 hours.

    The peel’s remarkable natural heritage is legally protected by conservation orders
    that recognise the importance of Linlithgow Loch’s wildfowl and rare aquatic plants.

    The Historic Scotland Rangers deliver a variety of activities throughout the year.

    To download your own Map and Guide click here

  • Travel by Car

    In Linlithgow off the M9, Postcode EH49 7AL

    Travel by Public Transport

    There are regular train services to Linlithgow from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walk 2 minutes to Linlithgow High Street, near Station Road; progress westwards to the Palace.

Contact

Phone: 0131 652 8150

Web:  www.historicenvironment.scot/learn/ranger-service/

Email: rangers@hes.scot

Location

Linlithgow Peel
Kirkgate
Linlithgow
EH49 7AL

Ratings

VisitScotland Rating Green Accreditation

Facilities

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Pet Friendly

Details

Price:

FREE

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