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Stretching 31 miles from Edinburgh to Falkirk, the Union Canal joins the Forth and Clyde Canal to link the east of Scotland with the west.  The canal features dramatic aqueducts and peaceful scenery.

Tourism and Visitor Attractions

Steeped in history and boasting attractive country parks, quality shopping, entertainment and a variety of outdoor sporting activities.  Combined with great places to eat and relax, West Lothian has a lot to offer you and your family for both short visits and longer stays.  To see what West Lothian has to offer visit (new window).

Updated 13/03/13      

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Library eNews

Latest Library & Heritage News

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Libraries Customer Survey

Tell us what you think about your library

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Howden Park Centre

For arts performances, music, dance, drama exhibitions, classes and food.

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Visit our country parks

West Lothian has three country parks each with its unique features and activities.

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Low Port Centre

For organised outdoor activities for every age group throughout the year.


Local History

Discover West Lothian's history and search your family tree.

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