The rocks of the Bathgate Hills date from a time more than 330 million years ago when West Lothian lay at the edge of a giant continent, close to the Equator.
Discover the secrets of the Bathgate Hills
From Landscapes to History, Minerals and Habitats.
To the north of West Calder in West Lothian, this oil-shale bing now supports valuable wildlife habitat including woodland, scrub and flower-rich grassland
An oasis of open windswept moors hidden in the lowlands, Blawhorn is a site full of secrets- discover 8000 years of history!
Located in Bathgate, Bogburn Flood Lagoons consists of three open freshwater pools surrounded by marshy grassland and swamp, a habitat favoured by wildfowl