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  • Five Sisters Zoo Zoo Illuminations
    West Calder
    Saturday 10th November Onwards (See Event For Details)

    We are delighted to announce the launch of Zoo Illuminations 2018! This unique event – back for a third year – will take place throughout the months of November and December.

  • 2018FamilyConcert Family Concert – ‘Revolting Rhymes’
    Linlithgow
    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    Featuring Roald Dahl’s “Revolting Rhymes”, this is an event for all ages.

  • WIND QUINTET AND PIANO The Magnard Ensemble – Wind Quintent and Piano

    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    The concert features music available for the slightly unusual line-up of a wind quintet with piano.

  • comicon West Lothian Comic Con
    Livingston
    Sat 17 Nov - Sat 17 Nov 2018

    The Big Glasgow Comic Page are bringing Comic Con to West Lothian for the first time

  • FREE Christmas Lights Uphall Primary Christmas Fair
    West Lothian
    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    Uphall Primary's 2018 Christmas Fair, with lots of fabulous stall holders, fun and games for the kids, and enjoy a cuppa with some delicious home baking.

  • Royal Wedding Brick City at Blackness Castle
    West Lothian
    21st November - 24th March

    Brick City is a celebration of iconic buildings from cities around the world, carefully recreated in LEGO® bricks by artist Warren Elsmore and his team.

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 24 Nov 2018

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • FREE Torp1 Torphichen Christmas Market
    Torphichen
    Sat 24 Nov 2018

    Come and join us for a festive and fun filled afternoon with some beautiful and unique artisan stalls showcasing the best of local talent.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2018
    South Queensferry
    Fri 30 Nov - Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Shop until your heart is content at our annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Fair Christmas Fair At Jupiter Artland
    West Lothian
    Sat 01 Dec - Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Jupiter Artland's Christmas Fair is coming soon!

  • FREE Chanukah Party Chanukah Party: Jewish Festival of Lights
    Linlithgow
    Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Join the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities on the first night of Chanukah to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family!

  • Santas Sleigh Santa Sleigh Grotto
    Whitburn
    Sat 08 Dec, Sun 09 Dec, Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec

    Whitburn's Santa Sleigh Grotto takes place in December.

  • THE RUISI STRING QUARTET The Ruisi String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 08 Dec 2018

    Winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society award for Young British String Players, the Ruisi Quartet.

  • Wreath Making Wreath Making
    South Queensferry
    Sun 09 Dec 2018

    Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch.

  • Jack and the beanstalk Jack and the Beanstalk

    Various dates throughout December - see website for details

    Join us once again at Howden Park Centre, for another super-dooper-party-pooper panto this Christmas 2018.

  • Santa Santa’s Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    8th, 9th, and daily from 14th - 24th December

    Once again, it's the time of the year when dear old Santa Claus visits Almond Valley and settles into his comfortable farmyard cottage within a chilly midwinter forest.

  • Christmas Santa Breakfasts
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Mon 17 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage.

  • Christmas Christmas Afternoon Teas
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Mon 17 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Enjoy a smart sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles.

  • Christmas Santa Suppers
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves.

  • LUCS Santa's at Linlithgow Canal Centre

    Check event listing for dates

    Visit Santa in his Grotto - Santa arrives by boat each day at 2:00pm.

  • Santa in Linlithgow Christmas Wreath Making
    Linlithgow
    Sun 16 Dec 2018

    Sunday 16 December, 1.30-5.30pm What better way to get in the festive mood than by making your very own Christmas wreath?

  • Swinging Christmas Evening A Swinging Christmas Evening
    Livingston
    Sun 16 Dec 2018

    This is an evening of sublime, cool boogie and blues, interlaced with plenty of festive cheer and good humor

  • Festive Brass Band Festive Brass with Whitburn Band
    Livingston
    Sat 22 Dec 2018

    A popular evening of light-hearted Christmas music from Whitburn Band, one of the world’s top brass bands.

  • FREE winter wildlife Winter Wildlife Workshop
    Linlithgow
    Sun 13 Jan 2019

    Drop in to see our rangers at Blackness

  • GESUALDO SIX The Gesualdo Six
    Linlithgow
    Sat 19 Jan 2019

    The GESUALDO SIX is a vocal consort comprised of some of the UK’s finest young consort singers, directed by Owain Park.

  • Adam Walker Adam Walker, Flute & James Baillieu, Piano

    Sat 09 Feb 2019

    Adam Walker is leading a new generation of wind soloists and was described by Classic FM as “one of the top 5 international flautists”.

  • Red Priest Red Priest

    Sat 09 Mar 2019

    Red Priest is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil.

  • 2018Piano Concert For Violin And Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Apr 2019

    Lana Trotovsek has won admiration for her expressive playing and unique musicality.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2019
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Aug, Sun 11 Aug 2019

    Head to Linlithgow on the 10th and 11th of August 2019 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • Five Sisters Zoo Zoo Illuminations
    West Calder
    Saturday 10th November Onwards (See Event For Details)

    We are delighted to announce the launch of Zoo Illuminations 2018! This unique event – back for a third year – will take place throughout the months of November and December.

  • 2018FamilyConcert Family Concert – ‘Revolting Rhymes’
    Linlithgow
    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    Featuring Roald Dahl’s “Revolting Rhymes”, this is an event for all ages.

  • WIND QUINTET AND PIANO The Magnard Ensemble – Wind Quintent and Piano

    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    The concert features music available for the slightly unusual line-up of a wind quintet with piano.

  • comicon West Lothian Comic Con
    Livingston
    Sat 17 Nov - Sat 17 Nov 2018

    The Big Glasgow Comic Page are bringing Comic Con to West Lothian for the first time

  • FREE Christmas Lights Uphall Primary Christmas Fair
    West Lothian
    Sat 17 Nov 2018

    Uphall Primary's 2018 Christmas Fair, with lots of fabulous stall holders, fun and games for the kids, and enjoy a cuppa with some delicious home baking.

  • Royal Wedding Brick City at Blackness Castle
    West Lothian
    21st November - 24th March

    Brick City is a celebration of iconic buildings from cities around the world, carefully recreated in LEGO® bricks by artist Warren Elsmore and his team.

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 24 Nov 2018

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • FREE Torp1 Torphichen Christmas Market
    Torphichen
    Sat 24 Nov 2018

    Come and join us for a festive and fun filled afternoon with some beautiful and unique artisan stalls showcasing the best of local talent.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2018
    South Queensferry
    Fri 30 Nov - Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Shop until your heart is content at our annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Fair Christmas Fair At Jupiter Artland
    West Lothian
    Sat 01 Dec - Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Jupiter Artland's Christmas Fair is coming soon!

  • FREE Chanukah Party Chanukah Party: Jewish Festival of Lights
    Linlithgow
    Sun 02 Dec 2018

    Join the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities on the first night of Chanukah to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family!

  • Santas Sleigh Santa Sleigh Grotto
    Whitburn
    Sat 08 Dec, Sun 09 Dec, Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec

    Whitburn's Santa Sleigh Grotto takes place in December.

  • THE RUISI STRING QUARTET The Ruisi String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 08 Dec 2018

    Winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society award for Young British String Players, the Ruisi Quartet.

  • Wreath Making Wreath Making
    South Queensferry
    Sun 09 Dec 2018

    Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch.

  • Jack and the beanstalk Jack and the Beanstalk

    Various dates throughout December - see website for details

    Join us once again at Howden Park Centre, for another super-dooper-party-pooper panto this Christmas 2018.

  • Santa Santa’s Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    8th, 9th, and daily from 14th - 24th December

    Once again, it's the time of the year when dear old Santa Claus visits Almond Valley and settles into his comfortable farmyard cottage within a chilly midwinter forest.

  • Christmas Santa Breakfasts
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Mon 17 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage.

  • Christmas Christmas Afternoon Teas
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Mon 17 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Enjoy a smart sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles.

  • Christmas Santa Suppers
    Livingston
    Fri 14 Dec, Fri 21 Dec 2018

    A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves.

  • LUCS Santa's at Linlithgow Canal Centre

    Check event listing for dates

    Visit Santa in his Grotto - Santa arrives by boat each day at 2:00pm.

  • Santa in Linlithgow Christmas Wreath Making
    Linlithgow
    Sun 16 Dec 2018

    Sunday 16 December, 1.30-5.30pm What better way to get in the festive mood than by making your very own Christmas wreath?

  • Swinging Christmas Evening A Swinging Christmas Evening
    Livingston
    Sun 16 Dec 2018

    This is an evening of sublime, cool boogie and blues, interlaced with plenty of festive cheer and good humor

  • Festive Brass Band Festive Brass with Whitburn Band
    Livingston
    Sat 22 Dec 2018

    A popular evening of light-hearted Christmas music from Whitburn Band, one of the world’s top brass bands.

  • FREE winter wildlife Winter Wildlife Workshop
    Linlithgow
    Sun 13 Jan 2019

    Drop in to see our rangers at Blackness

  • GESUALDO SIX The Gesualdo Six
    Linlithgow
    Sat 19 Jan 2019

    The GESUALDO SIX is a vocal consort comprised of some of the UK’s finest young consort singers, directed by Owain Park.

  • Adam Walker Adam Walker, Flute & James Baillieu, Piano

    Sat 09 Feb 2019

    Adam Walker is leading a new generation of wind soloists and was described by Classic FM as “one of the top 5 international flautists”.

  • Red Priest Red Priest

    Sat 09 Mar 2019

    Red Priest is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil.

  • 2018Piano Concert For Violin And Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Apr 2019

    Lana Trotovsek has won admiration for her expressive playing and unique musicality.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2019
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Aug, Sun 11 Aug 2019

    Head to Linlithgow on the 10th and 11th of August 2019 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

Welcome to West Lothian

Welcome to West Lothian

Come and visit us in West Lothian, Scotland!

West Lothian makes a fantastic visit for many great reasons. With our rich heritage, friendly towns, great shopping and wide open spaces, West Lothian people have plenty to smile about.

Your complete guide to travel, accommodation, places to visit, activities and events. From short breaks to romantic weekends, activity weeks, family holidays and relaxing get-aways.

Great Reasons to Visit

There are loads of great reasons to Visit West Lothian - here's some of them!

  • Jupiter Artland
  • A Walk in Almondell, West Lothian
  • A visit to Linlithgow Palace
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Welcome to West Lothian
  • The Cupcake Cafe Bar
  • Linlithgow Burgh Halls
  • Hopetoun House Fireworks
  • West Lothian Group Visits

West Lothian Latest

What's happening right now in West Lothian

  • Emma's Award at VS Thistle
    16 November 2018 Success at Visit Scotland Thistle Awards

    Local tour provider and Visit West Lothian board director, Emma Chalmers, was the regional winner of the "Regional Ambassador" award.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night
    02 November 2018 West Lothians Firework Displays

    There are a variety of different fireworks displays taking place over the next few days right across West Lothian. Check out our handy guide to find out what's giong on near you!

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