Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards


West Lothian is the home to a lucky winners this week after the Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards (SOLA's) took place in Glasgow!

The 3rd annual Sola awards took place on Friday 28th September at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow.

For the Best Garden Centre category, our own New Hopetoun Gardens were narrowly beaten to the top spot. New Hopetoun Gardens are located just outside of Newton Village, and is home to a variety of plants suited to growing in Scotland. You can even make a day of your visit by a visit to Orangery Tearoom. 

In the Best Outdoor Festival category, Pumpherston Music Festival were runners up for the prize. The festival, which takes place at the Recreation Park in Pumpherston in May, is an increasingly popular event each year.

 Over in the East, Linwater Caravan Park were the lucky winners of the "Best Caravan Park" award. Linwater is home to a variety of different accomodation types, such as Luxury Lodges and glamping pods to space to bring your own motorhome. The park, set on the border of West Lothian and Edinburgh, provides easy access to locations all over our area and is close to the City of Edinburgh.

Furthermore, two of West Lothian's businesses - Emma from Mary's Meanders and Crosswoodhill Holiday Cottages - have been nominated for awards in the 2018/2019 Scottish Thistle Awards which will take place in November 2018.

Congratulations to all the attractions and accomodation providers which were nominated to these awards. 



Written by Visit West Lothian at 11:00



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