Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Exploring Blackness Castles near Linlithgow, Scotland With Kids
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Visiting Blackness Castle With Kids

A visit to Blackness Castle can be a fun day out for all the family. The castle is located in Blackness, a small village on the Firth of Forth not far from Linlithgow. A visit to Blackness Castle is full of history and fun activities for the kids. The castle has an interesting past and sits overlooking the Firth of Forth with stunning views of

Forth Road Bridge Walks in Edinburgh
Things To Do in West Lothian With Kids

Forth Road Bridge Walk With Kids: Family Activities

The Forth Road Bridge is a suspension bridge in Scotland that opened in 1964. It is roughly 2.5km long and connects Edinburgh with Fife. It was opened by the Queen in 1964. At that time, it was the 4th longest suspension bridge in the world. Before the Queensferry Crossing opened in 2017, The Forth Road Bridge used to carry 65,000 vehicles daily. Since opening, the

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

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 seeing 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 (Outlander Film Location)

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

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