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Beecraigs Animal Attraction

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Beecraigs Red Deer herd, Highland Cattle fold & sheep breeds including the Hebridean can seen at the viewing shed, along the Sutherland Way & from atop viewing platform.

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  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Baby Changing
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bike Storage Available
  • All Payment Methods Accepted

Red Deer herd: Established 1977, can be seen from the viewing platform and along the Sutherland Way walkway.  Excellent opportunity to see & hear impressive red deer stags roar during autumn rut. Calves are born around April/May onwards & sightings of the young calves are possible.

Highland Cattle fold: See the impressive, hardy Highland Cows at Beecraigs alongside their very cute calves in the spring/summer. 

Rare Breed Sheep: including the Hebridean and North Ronaldsay.


Beecraigs Country Park
Beecraigs Animal Attraction
West Lothian
EH49 6PL

Tickets offers

  • Adults Free entry, costs apply for other Country Park facilities/activities

Open year round, viewing shed may close during lambing time.

Approximately 3 miles from Linlithgow or Bathgate.

From the M9 take junction 3 or 4, follow A803 from Linlithgow and follow signs for Country Park.  If coming from Bathgate follow the B792 and again follow the brown signs for Country Park.  Once at the Country Park please follow the green & white signs towards the Visitor Centre, continue on and turn when you see the sign for the Animal Attraction.  

Postcode for sat nav: EH49 6PL

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