Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

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

Linlithgow Palace upon the hill
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Linlithgow Loch Circular Walk (2.3 miles)

This West Lothian family walk is an easy circular stroll around the stunning Linlithgow Loch. If you are looking to get your kids outdoors in West Lothian and wanting a nice walk that is not too long and difficult, then Linlithgow Loch is perfect for that afternoon family stroll. Some parts of the walk can be muddy if it has been raining (which is common

COVID Restrictions
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Level 4 Restrictions – 20th November 2020 until 11th Dec 2020

Just as it seemed like things were starting to ease and attractions were starting to open back up, West Lothian has been moved from Level 3 to Level 4 as of 20th November 2020. This is in the hope that infection rates drop enough for over the Christmas period. It isn’t a full lockdown like it was back in March but I know businesses will

Owl at the Scottish Owl Centre
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Visit West Lothian – Scottish Owl Centre

The Scottish Owl Centre is located in Polkemmet Country Park, in Whitburn. Opening here in 2012, it has been a popular attraction for people near and far to visit. You can find owls from all over the world here and it’s great to see them up close. Learning about all the different owls and facts about where they are from and also seeing how they