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5 to try - Places to stay in West Lothian with the quirky factor!


Whether you're visiting West Lothian from another part of the world, or perhaps just Scotland, or maybe you live here and just fancy a night away, then there is accommodation to suit everyone!

We've rustled up a list of 5 of the quirkiest places to stay in West Lothian, with such fabulous accommodation, there is something for everyone!

1. The Court Residence, Linlithgow

The Courthouse

The Court Residence, which is located in Linlithgow will immediately make you feel at home. Purpose built as the County Courthouse over 150 years ago in the very heart of Linlithgow Town Centre, it has been newly and lovingly converted into affordable luxury suites and apartments. Specially designed to meet the needs of corporate, leisure and tourists alike, the Court Residence have definitely got a fantastic air of quirkiness!

2. Hillycow Wigwams

Hilly Cow

Try something a little different and enjoy a wigwam trip to remember by staying at Hilly Cow Wigwams. Situated on the working farm of Leyden in Kirknewton, the wigwams give you a full countryside experience! Enjoy the comfort of camping in heated wigwams, and embrace fabulous views while relaxing around the campfire with marshmallows and wine.

3. Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages


You’ll feel instantly at home when you stay in one of the Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages. With 4 award-winning havens of 3, 4 & 5 star quality, 3 of which sleep up to 6 people each and one luxury lodge that sleeps 12+ you will be in instant heaven in the Pentland Hills! Dream in front of a real fire. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity on the farm, while knowing you are only a stones throw away from so many of Scotland's great landmarks.

4. Williamscraig Holiday Cottages


Williamscraig Holiday Cottages is a family owned business based near the historic town of Linlithgow. These old agricultural buildings have been converted into comfortable and stylish self-catering holiday accommodation, ideal for family holidays or special events such as birthday get-togethers or wedding preparations.  All cottages have a wood burning stove (logs provided), free WiFi, and 2 of the cottages have their own secluded hot tub. The perfect place to let off steam and relax.

5. The Gables

The Gables

The Gables is also a family run business. This quirky little Guest House can be found in the popular market town of Bathgate. With a warm and friendly welcome, you will automatically feel relaxed during your stay. The Gables is close to rail and motorway links to Scotland's cities, it is also within walking distants of the excellent selection of pubs and restaurants which Bathgate has to offer.


West Lothian is full of such a fantastic range of accomodation, to find out more, check out our Accommodation page.



Written by Annie - Visit West Lothian at 00:00

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