Things to see and do - Livingston
Unmissable tourist sites
Livingston Travel guide
Livingston : Michelin's recommendations
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
Livingston Mill Farm Millfield GB - Livingston EH54 7AR
A museum was built here to house an interesting exhibition on shale oil extraction, a flourishing local industry in the early 20C. This activity employed up to 10,000 people before being replaced by oil imports. Further on, on the gently slope desc..
Church Hall GB - Broxburn
The old church in the hamlet of Abercorn, rebuilt in 1579 and restored in 1838, includes a fine example of a lord's gallery, the Hopetoun Loft . When he designed it between 1707 and 1708, Sir William Bruce had the unusual idea of adding a suite of r..
GB - Torphichen
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
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..
Hawkbrae Ladywell West GB - Livingston EH54 6TW
Prix Prices from : 39 £
In the centre of Livingston, D luxe Hotel has hotel rooms with a private shower room and free Wi-Fi access. It also has a Chinese restaurant, a vibrant nightclub and free parking. Each D luxe room has a TV with Freeview, hairdryer, and tea and coffe..
Almondview GB - EDINBURGH EH54 6QB
Prix Prices from : 65 £
Visit the 3 star Mercure Livingston hotel just 16 miles from the buzz of Edinburgh. This stylish Livingston hotel is close to some of Scotland's best country parks. Its 120 contemporary rooms all have complimentary standard WiFi and satellite TV. Rel..
52 High St GB - Linlithgow EH49 7AE
Long-standing, family-run restaurant tucked away off the high street. Conservatory-like dining room with large garden and terrace; friendly, efficient service. Modern cooking with some bold flavours and innovative touches.
GB - Kirknewton EH27 8EB
Champany GB - Linlithgow EH49 7LU
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 - 21-day aged Aberdeen Angus beef is a speciality. There's also a well-stocked wine shop, a second, ..
GB - Kirknewton EH27 8EB