West Lothian Tourist Guide

Wonderful West Lothian

If you’re thinking of going on a holiday trip for some well-deserved relaxation and rejuvenation, consider West Lothian as a very good choice in tourist destinations.

West Lothian, one of the United Kingdom’s many beautiful counties, can be found in Scotland. It is a secret to be discovered, with several treasures of the past and wonders of today. West Lothian is home to a number of fantastic sights and fun activities.

First on the list of places to see in West Lothian are its museums. West Lothian is home to several museums all dedicated to preserving the heritage of the county and sharing with those interested the county’s rich and glorious past. These museums not only cater to tourist and locals’ educational and cultural needs; they provide leisurely activities that you’re sure to enjoy. In fact, the West Lothian Council has created a committee, officially known as the West Lothian Council Museums Service, which works to ensure the proper maintenance of the county’s museums.

After getting your dose of inspirational and highly informative side trip, it’s time to take a peek at West Lothian’s beautiful countryside and wildlife. Enjoy woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas and barbecue facilities at Almondell and Calderwood Country Park, an attractive 22-acre country park situated in Mid Calder. Immerse yourself in knowledge at the park’s Visitor Centre that houses an aquarium and audio-visual and classroom facilities.

Next on the list is Beecraigs Country Park, which operates on an amazing thousand-acre land complete with a trout farm, a working red deer farm, and an area for woodland walks. This country park is certainly for the adventure-seeking and sporty individual. Here you can enjoy target trout fishing, archery courses, canoeing, kayaking, hill craft, skiing, rock climbing, camping, and a five-day or weekend special interest courses. The park also has the usual picnic and barbecue facilities, as well as a trim course and a restaurant that has a function room and a bar.

Last but not the list in our itinerary of park visits is the  Polkemmet Country Park, a small (only 169 acres) but beautiful park area consisting of a nine-hole golf course, driving range, bowling green, trails, play areas, and picnic and barbecue sites. It’s definitely an intimate, idyllic setting for all-around holiday activities. You can schedule walks and other activities with the park’s Ranger Service.

Before heading home, drop by Low Port Centre, considered to be the premier outdoor centre in Central Scotland. Situated in Linlithgow, Low Port Centre offers a different kind of trekking, climbing, and water sports experience. Complete the adventure by taking advantage of the high quality services and facilities that this centre provides.

It is because of these reasons and more that you should plan a trip to West Lothian at once. Pack your bags and get ready for an amazing adventure that will give you exciting memories and incredible stories to share. Visit your travel agency today and buy a ticket or two to simply wonderful West Lothian.