Looking for something different to give as a present this year whilst also supporting local businesses? Here's our run through of a few top present ideas you may not have thought of.
The Scottish Owl Centre, in Polkemmet Country Park, offer Owl Sponsorship starting at £25 for a small Owl. Purchasing one of their Sponsorship Packs will name you an adopter of one owls for a year.
Your sponsorship money will go towards feeding and caring for the owls at the centre throughout the year.
More details are available through their website here
Buy Gift Vouchers by phone to use at New Hopetoun Garden Centre or National Garden Gift Vouchers that can be used at good garden centres across the UK from New Hopetoun Garden Centre. Phone 01506 834433 between 10am and 5pm any day.
New Hopetoun Gardens are full of inspirational ideas for your own garden. Explore our small gardens each month, from the Winter Walk in the Woodland, through the timeless Oriental Garden.
Book yourself a stay at Williamscraig Holiday Cottages just outside Linlithgow and is a family owned and run business based near the historic town of Linlithgow.
If you book a stay during the week (Monday-Friday, excluding school holidays) at Williamscraig before June 2021 and quote Visit West Lothian you'll receive a £100 refund on your booking! Simply book online through their site and contact them to claim.
If they're a fan of art, there's no better place than Jupiter Artland.
The Generous Landscape – our Jupiter Artland publication that comes in soft or hard back. Some beautiful photography of the collection and landscape, alongside some text about the works, the history and charity foundation of the Artland.
WOOD candle by Jupiter Artland x Can to Candle: We worked with local candle maker Can to Candle to come up with a scent that captured the essence of the woodlands at Jupiter.
You can also check out their range of membership and Gift Vouchers on our separate blog post here.
Jupiter Artland is an award-winning contemporary sculpture garden located just outside Edinburgh. Set over 100 acres of meadow, woodland and indoor gallery spaces, Jupiter Artland is home to over 30 permanent and unique site-specific sculptures as well as a seasonal programme of carefully curated exhibitions and events.
Hilly Cow Wigwams is a small wigwam site located on a working farm just outside of Kirknewton in West Lothian. If you're looking for giving a gift of a fun few nights away, offering beautiful views over West Lothian and some of the best sunsets in the area from the comfort of a hot tub then look no further than Hilly Cow.
Contact Lesley on 07824770568 to a range a gift voucher of your choice
Almond Valley, in Livingston, are offering a fun range of gifts for all the family including popular Alpaca walks!
The gift box contains a quality soft reindeer toy, along with crafts, novelties and other essential equipment for a serious reindeer fan. Plus of course, a couple of tickets to visit some very friendly reindeer at Almond Valley. A wonderful and unusual seasonal present for anyone with a soft spot for reindeer, which also helps support the conservation work of our charity. £40 from our shop at Almond Valley or £45 posted out to you. Phone 01506 414957 during office hours
More information is available through their website here