Things to see and do - Livingston
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In April 1962, it was decided that Livingston, Scotland's fourth New Town, would be part of a programme aiming to promote economic development in central Scotland. Indeed, Livingston had a major asset as an industrial growth centre, because of its location at the heart of the Scottish communications network, with roads and railway lines providing easy access to the country's main airports, ports and cities.
Tourist attractions Livingston : Things to see and do
GB - Linlithgow EH49 7AL
This ancient royal residence dominates the town and loch of Linlithgow. Two fires (1424 and 1745) left it in its current state. With numerous staircases and corridors, the size of this vast 15-17C building that is now roofless is fascinating for the ..
GB - Hopetoun House EH30 9SL
Situated west of Edinburgh on the southern banks of the Forth, 3 km from South Queensferry, this large building stands in a magnificent setting with wonderful views. The architecture of Hopetoun House helps us to understand the differences that separ..
GB - Torphichen EH47
This site represents five distinct phases in prehistoric evolution. The 1947 excavations are clearly explained by a model and descriptive noticeboards. The earliest monument dates from 2500-2000 BC and was altered in the Copper Age (2000-1600 BC). Th..
Bankton House Hotel GB - Livingston EH54 9AQ
Prix Prices from : 49 £
Set within its own grounds, Bankton House Hotel boasts stately Georgian architecture and peaceful surroundings. Edinburgh is 30 minutes’ drive away and the picturesque Pentland Hills Regional Park, towered by Scald Law hill, is 6 miles from the prope..
Uphall GB - Livingston EH52 6JS
Prix Prices from : 65 £
In beautiful, peaceful grounds, between Edinburgh and Glasgow, this 4-star hotel is rich in historic charm, with a restaurant, a bar and great leisure facilities, including an 18-metre swimming pool. The historic sights of Linlithgow Palace, Hopetou..
Almondview/Almondvale East GB - Livingston EH54 6QB
The Mercure Livingston is a 10-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport and 2 miles from junction 3 of the M8 motorway. It has a brasserie, a restaurant, an indoor pool, a gym, a sauna, and free parking. Free high-speed WiFi is available throughout the pr..
GB - EH27 8EB Kirknewton
52 High St GB - EH49 7AE Linlithgow
This long-standing family-owned restaurant is run by a friendly, efficient team. Two conservatory-style dining rooms overlook a garden filled with wildlife. Cooking is traditional but there's a modern edge to the presentation.
GB - EH27 8EB Kirknewton
Champany GB - EH49 7LU Linlithgow
Set in a collection of whitewashed cottages - the traditional restaurant was once a flour mill, hence its unusual shape. The focus is on meat and wine, with 21-day aged Aberdeen Angus beef a speciality. There's also a well-stocked wine shop, a more l..