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Linlithgow Heritage Trail

An easy-to-follow walk round Linlithgow starting at The Cross.

  • Overview
  • Key info
  • Getting There
  • Children Welcome
  • Pet Friendly
  • On Public Transport Route

This walk will take you round the main places of architectural and historical interest in Linlithgow.

Use the map at the back of the guide and/or follow the directions in italics.

You should follow the route in numerical order, however you can split the walk into sections.

Download your guide here

 

Address

The Cross
Linlithgow
EH49 7AL

Travel by Car

In Linlithgow off the M9, Postcode EH497AL

Travel by Public Transport

There are regular train services to Linlithgow from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walk 2 minutes to Linlithgow High Street, near Station Road; progress westwards to the Palace.

If you're planning on visiting the Palace, Torphichen Preceptory and Blackness Castle, then buy your PLUSBUS ticket at only £2.30 for one day of unlimited travel, it is definitely worth while

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