Willow Wood Park nestles itself within picturesque and tranquil Lothian countryside in Scotland and yet is situated close to the M8 motorway, with transport links to the delights of Edinburgh just 18 miles away. One day you could be walking, fishing or playing golf in beautiful, unspoilt, natural surroundings. The next, discovering the rich diversity of cultural and historic attractions in Scotland’s capital, or indulging in a little retail therapy on Princes street.
West Lothian has a wide range of leisure pursuits to suit all tastes and budgets. For the active, there are dozens of golf courses in the area plus sailing at the Low Port Centre. This area is also excellent walking territory, be it gentle saunters in the many green spaces or something more taxing, such as the Bathgate Hills where the views are worth the hike, or Pentland Hills which offer more than 100km of trails, all signposted and ready to explore.
The area’s surrounding Willow Wood Park have a rich heritage and is well worth exploring. In just a day you can take in historic attractions – prehistoric burial sites, palace ruins, castles and stately homes that span hundreds, even thousands, of years.
For some fun with the grand children, West Lothian can provide all the excitement that’s needed, whatever the ages. Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Five Sisters Zoo, ten pin bowling and the world-famous skateboarding park is guaranteed to tick all the right boxes.
Add to this a busy programme of events, activities, music and performances taking place in most local towns, plus some excellent shopping, West Lothian is your ‘Gateway’ to everything from exploration to relaxation.
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