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  • 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.

  • Halloween 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.

  • Friday 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.

  • The Arrival The Arrival
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Oct 2018

    The Arrival is a funny, wildly imaginative and welcoming show, inspired by the award-winning graphic novel by Shaun Tan.

  • exFEARience **SOLD OUT** The Linlithgow ExFEARience

    26th - 28th October

    As you tour the magnificent Linlithgow Palace you will soon discover all is not what it seems.

  • Spooky Saturday Spooky Saturday
    Livingston
    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    On Spooky Saturday you'll be able to enjoy all the usual fun of Spooky Happenings, but there will be all sorts of additional fun.

  • Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly

    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    An evening with two legends of the British R&B scene.

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

    We hope to explore the fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.

  • charlie Charlie Landsborough
    Livingston
    Mon 29 Oct 2018

    Charlie is generally recognised as a country singer, however, as his fans will tell you, country music is only one part of his live shows and musical catalogue.

  • Stuff Stuff
    Livingston
    Tue 30 Oct 2018

    Stuff is about the hoarding of memories, emotions and things. Today the Council is coming to clear Magda’s house.

  • Robin Windsor Robin Windsor: The All Fun Farewell Tour
    Livingston
    Wed 31 Oct 2018

    One of BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite professional dancers, Robin Windsor heads out on tour for the very last time!

  • Counterfit Sixties The Counterfeit Sixties
    Livingston
    Fri 02 Nov 2018

    Re live the sounds of the swinging sixties with a tribute to over twenty five bands of the era.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2018
    South Queensferry
    3 November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2018's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • FREE BlacknessNov2018 Winter Warmer
    West Lothian
    Sun 11 Nov 2018

    Come along on a guided walk with our rangers to learn more about Blackness Bay.

  • More Moira More Moira Monologues
    Livingston
    Thu 15 Nov 2018

    She’s back! Straight-talking single mum Moira Bell returns in a new instalment of Alan Bissett’s much-loved ‘one-woman show’.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Halloween 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.

  • Friday 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.

  • The Arrival The Arrival
    Livingston
    Fri 26 Oct 2018

    The Arrival is a funny, wildly imaginative and welcoming show, inspired by the award-winning graphic novel by Shaun Tan.

  • exFEARience **SOLD OUT** The Linlithgow ExFEARience

    26th - 28th October

    As you tour the magnificent Linlithgow Palace you will soon discover all is not what it seems.

  • Spooky Saturday Spooky Saturday
    Livingston
    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    On Spooky Saturday you'll be able to enjoy all the usual fun of Spooky Happenings, but there will be all sorts of additional fun.

  • Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly

    Sat 27 Oct 2018

    An evening with two legends of the British R&B scene.

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

    We hope to explore the fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.

  • charlie Charlie Landsborough
    Livingston
    Mon 29 Oct 2018

    Charlie is generally recognised as a country singer, however, as his fans will tell you, country music is only one part of his live shows and musical catalogue.

  • Stuff Stuff
    Livingston
    Tue 30 Oct 2018

    Stuff is about the hoarding of memories, emotions and things. Today the Council is coming to clear Magda’s house.

  • Robin Windsor Robin Windsor: The All Fun Farewell Tour
    Livingston
    Wed 31 Oct 2018

    One of BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite professional dancers, Robin Windsor heads out on tour for the very last time!

  • Counterfit Sixties The Counterfeit Sixties
    Livingston
    Fri 02 Nov 2018

    Re live the sounds of the swinging sixties with a tribute to over twenty five bands of the era.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2018
    South Queensferry
    3 November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2018's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • FREE BlacknessNov2018 Winter Warmer
    West Lothian
    Sun 11 Nov 2018

    Come along on a guided walk with our rangers to learn more about Blackness Bay.

  • More Moira More Moira Monologues
    Livingston
    Thu 15 Nov 2018

    She’s back! Straight-talking single mum Moira Bell returns in a new instalment of Alan Bissett’s much-loved ‘one-woman show’.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

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