Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Visiting Castles and Historic Buildings in West Lothian With Kids
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Visiting Castles in West Lothian

Scotland is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. You can drive from the highlands to the Lowlands and see the change in scenery, from mountains to rolling hills and eventually to lush green farmlands. There are so many castles in Scotland that it’s difficult to know where to start! The most famous castles in Scotland are Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle,

View from the stop of Cockleroy Hill in Bathgate
Walks

Cockleroy Hill Walk | Bathgate Hills | Beecraigs Country Park Walk

Cockleroy Hill is near the popular Beecraigs Country Park in West Lothian. Also known as the King’s hat the hill isn’t a Munro, but it is set in the beautiful Bathgate Hills and is one of the highest points in the area. On a clear day, you can see the surrounding Scottish countryside and enjoy the 360-degree spectacular views. From the summit of Cockleroy, Linlithgow

Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian with Kids
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Linlithgow Palace With Kids

Linlithgow is well known for its historic palace and the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots (born 1542). In Gaelic, Linlithgow means “the loch in the damp hollow” which is quite fitting seen as the 15th-century Palace is located in the centre of the ancient burgh, nestled alongside the beautiful Linlithgow Loch. Linlithgow Palace was often used as a rest stop for royals who were

Blackness Castle in Scotland
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Visit West Lothian – Blackness Castle

Blackness Castle sits on a picturesque point overlooking the Firth of Forth near Linlithgow, Scotland. The Crichtons were a medieval noble family that Blackness was built for in the 15th century as their grand estate. In more recent times, Blackness has played many different roles. Some of these roles that Blackness played were as a garrison fortress and even state prison. However, after WW1  it

winter fun in west lothian
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Guide To THE Best Sledges For Winter Family Fun

West Lothian has been enjoying the winter snow for the past few weeks now (when will it disappear!!?), and so I thought I would put a post up about some of the cool snow sledges you can get for some fun winter family times with your kids. Don’t get me wrong I do like the snow…but only to look at! Driving in it is another

Five Sisters Zoo
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Five Sisters Zoo – Open For Local Residents Only

As West Lothian goes into another Lockdown and businesses are forced to shut again, Five Sisters Zoo has decided to keep their doors open of local residents only. The Zoo grounds will be open for exercise and wellbeing. There will be no charge to get into the zoo, however, there will be a donation box on entry. Even a small donation will help keep the