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Almondell & Calderwood Country Park

Almondell & Calderwood Country Park is tucked out of sight in the valley of the River Almond between Broxburn and East Calder, Almondell & Calderwood Country Park is probably the best kept secret in West Lothian!

Based around two adjoining estates (Almondell and Calderwood) and with a history going back 340 million years to the time of the Carboniferous swamps, this area has much to offer its visitors.

Left undeveloped and unspoilt, Calderwood is a complete contrast to Almondell. This natural woodland, located on a plateau bounded by the Linhouse and Murieston Waters, is home to a wealth of wildlife. Roe deer, fox, heron and woodpecker all make their homes here, while the many oak and hazel trees provide food for the squirrels and wood mice. For this reason Calderwood has been designated a Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI).


Visitor Centre Opening times

  • Summer - 9am - 5pm
  • Winter - 10am - 4pm

Please note from 27 March 2017, Almondell Visitor Centre will close for lunch between 12.30-13.00.

The Visitor Centre is open on Summer times from the 27 March 2017, this will revert to winter times on the 29 October 2017. The Visitor Centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, the 1st and 2nd January every year.


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