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  • drawing Life Drawing Session
    West Lothian
    Last Sunday of the month (Except July)

    In this untutored but guided life drawing session you will be encouraged to develop your observational skills, work on perspective and form and improve your hand eye co-ordination.

  • FREE Camera Exhibition Livingston Camera Club: Through the Lens
    West Lothian
    Fri 01 Jun - Sun 04 Nov 2018

    This exhibition highlights the varied styles of Livingston Camera Club whose members are frequently inspired by nature, people, urban activity and the abstract.

  • Den Building Den Building Adventures
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Jun - Mon 20 Aug 2018

    Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and most remote corners of the Almond Valley site.

  • Gooey Events Limited Gooey Events Limited
    Livingston
    Sun 01 Jul - Sat 01 Jul 2028

    We offer many types of events & parties to keep the kids amused, as well as additional events for hen parties, corporate & team building, and schools visits.

  • Gooey Events Limited Chocolate and Crafting Workshops
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Aug, Wed 08 Aug, Sat 01 Sep, Sat 01 Sep 2018

    A selection of tasty chocolate based workshops where gifts are produced to take home!

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings 11 July - 8 August

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • chocolate Pampered Chocolate Workshops and Parties
    Livingston
    15 July & 30 September 2018

    A fun filled workshop at Gooey Events!

  • no image The Hamilton's at Blackness
    West Lothian
    Sun 15 Jul, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    In 1572 dashing young Lord Claud Hamilton has seized Blackness Castle on behalf of Mary Queen of Scots following her forced abdication.

  • Hopetoun House Pond Dipping
    South Queensferry
    Fri 27 Jul 2018

    Bring the kids and find out what lurks beneath the surface of the Hopetoun Round Pond.

  • no image Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 Jul 2018

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2018.

  • Heather ©Scottish Wildlife Trust Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day
    Bathgate
    Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul 2018

    A delightful garden with a wide variety of shrubs, herbaceous, bedding and dozens of dahlia plants.

  • Romanti Crash Romanti-Crash!

    Sat 28 Jul - Sun 29 Jul 2018

    A sleepover programme of experimental art and music at Jupiter Artland (near Edinburgh).

  • no image DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
    West Lothian
    Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 08 Sep, Sun 09 Sep 2018

    Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions.

  • Bush Craft Bush Craft

    Fri 03 Aug 2018

    Spend some time in the woods and learn how to safely make fire at Hopetoun House, South Queensferry.

  • August Poster Reckless Intent Wrestling

    Sat 04 Aug 2018

    Grado faces Reckless Intent Heavyweight Champion DCT in the evenings main event.

  • Hopetoun House Magic Potions and Fairy Tales
    South Queensferry
    Fri 10 Aug 2018

    Come along and mix up some woodland magic and hear fairytales. Held at Hopetoun House, South Queensferry.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    Head to Linlithgow on the 11th and 12th of August 2018 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • folk18 Folk 'N Ale Festival 17 - 18 August 2018
    Torphichen
    Fri 17 Aug - Sat 18 Aug 2018

    The Torphichen Inn Presents the Torphichen Folk 'N Ale Festival 18'!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 19 August 2018
    Linlithgow
    19th August 2018

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • Front Gallery Tour
    Linlithgow
    Thu 23 Aug 2018

    Join us for a group tour of the current exhibition from Jo Ganter. Led by Visual Arts Officer Camille Archer.

  • no image Bat Walk

    Fri 24 Aug 2018

    An after dark walk looking and listening for Bats and other creatures of the night.

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    26 August 2018

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • no image Creatures of the Night

    Fri 31 Aug 2018

    An evening walk looking for signs of nocturnal creatures .

  • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2018
    Linlithgow
    5- 9 September 2018

    This year's Folk Festival is packed full of fantastic music in the picturesque setting on historic Linlithgow!

  • Cake Decorating KIDS CAKE DECORATING CLASS 5+
    Livingston
    Fri 21 Sep 2018

    Bring the kids along to our fun packed cupcake decorating class at The Larder.

  • Grounds Walk 2017 Rotary Charity Classic/ Vintage Car Show
    South Queensferry
    Sun 23 Sep 2018

    Rotary and Hopetoun House are pleased to announce the regeneration of the popular Car Show returning to the Historic and imposing Hopetoun House.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Autumn Wander
    South Queensferry
    Wed 26 Sep 2018

    Join in with West Lothian walking week and enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun.

  • Teens in the kitchen TEENS IN THE KITCHEN 12 YEARS+
    Livingston
    Sun 30 Sep 2018

    Bring your teens along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 06 Oct - Wed 31 Oct 2018

    As the nights get darker, mysterious creatures emerge from the dark corners of the old farm.

  • kids in kitchen Kids in the Kitchen 9+
    Livingston
    Wed 17 Oct 2018

    Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun.

  • Halloween Fright Night Friday Fright Night
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Oct 2018

    A little extra horror once the sun goes down, with a scary surprise around every corner, ghost trains to nowhere, and trailer rides circuiting the graveyard.

  • Halloween Fright Night Spooky Saturday
    Livingston
    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    A little extra horror once the sun goes down, with a scary surprise around every corner, ghost trains to nowhere, and trailer rides circuiting the graveyard.

  • Halloween Halloween Pumpkin Carving
    Linlithgow
    Sun 28 Oct 2018

    We're getting into the Halloween spirit this October!

  • Fungi Day Foray Fabulous Fungi
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Oct 2018

    We hope to explore the fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.

  • no image Wine Tasting
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 Nov 2018

    Taste and learn about wine in a relaxed and sociable environment perfect for the beginner and the wine enthusiast alike.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • drawing Life Drawing Session
    West Lothian
    Last Sunday of the month (Except July)

    In this untutored but guided life drawing session you will be encouraged to develop your observational skills, work on perspective and form and improve your hand eye co-ordination.

  • FREE Camera Exhibition Livingston Camera Club: Through the Lens
    West Lothian
    Fri 01 Jun - Sun 04 Nov 2018

    This exhibition highlights the varied styles of Livingston Camera Club whose members are frequently inspired by nature, people, urban activity and the abstract.

  • Den Building Den Building Adventures
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Jun - Mon 20 Aug 2018

    Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and most remote corners of the Almond Valley site.

  • Gooey Events Limited Gooey Events Limited
    Livingston
    Sun 01 Jul - Sat 01 Jul 2028

    We offer many types of events & parties to keep the kids amused, as well as additional events for hen parties, corporate & team building, and schools visits.

  • Gooey Events Limited Chocolate and Crafting Workshops
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Aug, Wed 08 Aug, Sat 01 Sep, Sat 01 Sep 2018

    A selection of tasty chocolate based workshops where gifts are produced to take home!

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings 11 July - 8 August

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • chocolate Pampered Chocolate Workshops and Parties
    Livingston
    15 July & 30 September 2018

    A fun filled workshop at Gooey Events!

  • no image The Hamilton's at Blackness
    West Lothian
    Sun 15 Jul, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    In 1572 dashing young Lord Claud Hamilton has seized Blackness Castle on behalf of Mary Queen of Scots following her forced abdication.

  • Hopetoun House Pond Dipping
    South Queensferry
    Fri 27 Jul 2018

    Bring the kids and find out what lurks beneath the surface of the Hopetoun Round Pond.

  • no image Family Friendly Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 Jul 2018

    Spend some time outdoors in West Lothian with the West Lothian Rangers Service Events Programme for 2018.

  • Heather ©Scottish Wildlife Trust Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day
    Bathgate
    Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul 2018

    A delightful garden with a wide variety of shrubs, herbaceous, bedding and dozens of dahlia plants.

  • Romanti Crash Romanti-Crash!

    Sat 28 Jul - Sun 29 Jul 2018

    A sleepover programme of experimental art and music at Jupiter Artland (near Edinburgh).

  • no image DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
    West Lothian
    Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 08 Sep, Sun 09 Sep 2018

    Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions.

  • Bush Craft Bush Craft

    Fri 03 Aug 2018

    Spend some time in the woods and learn how to safely make fire at Hopetoun House, South Queensferry.

  • August Poster Reckless Intent Wrestling

    Sat 04 Aug 2018

    Grado faces Reckless Intent Heavyweight Champion DCT in the evenings main event.

  • Hopetoun House Magic Potions and Fairy Tales
    South Queensferry
    Fri 10 Aug 2018

    Come along and mix up some woodland magic and hear fairytales. Held at Hopetoun House, South Queensferry.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    Head to Linlithgow on the 11th and 12th of August 2018 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • folk18 Folk 'N Ale Festival 17 - 18 August 2018
    Torphichen
    Fri 17 Aug - Sat 18 Aug 2018

    The Torphichen Inn Presents the Torphichen Folk 'N Ale Festival 18'!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 19 August 2018
    Linlithgow
    19th August 2018

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • Front Gallery Tour
    Linlithgow
    Thu 23 Aug 2018

    Join us for a group tour of the current exhibition from Jo Ganter. Led by Visual Arts Officer Camille Archer.

  • no image Bat Walk

    Fri 24 Aug 2018

    An after dark walk looking and listening for Bats and other creatures of the night.

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    26 August 2018

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • no image Creatures of the Night

    Fri 31 Aug 2018

    An evening walk looking for signs of nocturnal creatures .

  • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2018
    Linlithgow
    5- 9 September 2018

    This year's Folk Festival is packed full of fantastic music in the picturesque setting on historic Linlithgow!

  • Cake Decorating KIDS CAKE DECORATING CLASS 5+
    Livingston
    Fri 21 Sep 2018

    Bring the kids along to our fun packed cupcake decorating class at The Larder.

  • Grounds Walk 2017 Rotary Charity Classic/ Vintage Car Show
    South Queensferry
    Sun 23 Sep 2018

    Rotary and Hopetoun House are pleased to announce the regeneration of the popular Car Show returning to the Historic and imposing Hopetoun House.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Autumn Wander
    South Queensferry
    Wed 26 Sep 2018

    Join in with West Lothian walking week and enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun.

  • Teens in the kitchen TEENS IN THE KITCHEN 12 YEARS+
    Livingston
    Sun 30 Sep 2018

    Bring your teens along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 06 Oct - Wed 31 Oct 2018

    As the nights get darker, mysterious creatures emerge from the dark corners of the old farm.

  • kids in kitchen Kids in the Kitchen 9+
    Livingston
    Wed 17 Oct 2018

    Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun.

  • Halloween Fright Night Friday Fright Night
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Oct 2018

    A little extra horror once the sun goes down, with a scary surprise around every corner, ghost trains to nowhere, and trailer rides circuiting the graveyard.

  • Halloween Fright Night Spooky Saturday
    Livingston
    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    A little extra horror once the sun goes down, with a scary surprise around every corner, ghost trains to nowhere, and trailer rides circuiting the graveyard.

  • Halloween Halloween Pumpkin Carving
    Linlithgow
    Sun 28 Oct 2018

    We're getting into the Halloween spirit this October!

  • Fungi Day Foray Fabulous Fungi
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Oct 2018

    We hope to explore the fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.

  • no image Wine Tasting
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 Nov 2018

    Taste and learn about wine in a relaxed and sociable environment perfect for the beginner and the wine enthusiast alike.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

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

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