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How to Find Almondell & Calderwood

Information to help you locate Almondell & Calderwood Country Park

Sat Nav and Map Information

  • Sat Nav postcode EH52 5PE
  • OS Reference is: NT 090 692


On Foot/Cycle

Easily accessible on foot from local villages or by bike along Route 75 (Edinburgh-Glasgow).

Bus Service

Buses run from Bathgate, Livingston and Edinburgh to East Calder and Broxburn, with the Country Park only a short walk from there. Unfortunately there are no direct Public transport links to the Park's car parks.
For advice telephone Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or via the  Traveline website.

By Train

The nearest train station is situated in Uphall. For rail information, telephone the National Rail Enquiry Line on 03457 484950.

Car Parks / Travelling by Car

Six car parks provide good access to all the Park's facilities but we cannot guarantee that all car parks will be open at the times stated below:

  • North Car Park - Summer: Daily 9am-dusk, Winter: Daily 10am-4pm.  Signposted off the A89, the entrance is 2 miles due south of Broxburn. This is the car park closest to the Visitor Centre and disabled car park.

  • Disabled Car Park (blue badge holders), adjacent to the Visitor Centre - Summer: Daily 9am-5pm, Winter: Daily 10am-4pm. 

  • South Car Park - Just west of Wilkieston take the B7015 off the A71 and the car park is at the east end of East Calder Village.

  • Mid Calder Car Park - From East Calder follow the B7015 for a further mile then turn onto the B8046 Pumpherston/Uphall road. Use this car park when visiting Calderwood.

  • Oakbank Car Park - On the A71, three quarters of a mile east of the Lizzie Brice roundabout, Livingston.

Should you be bringing a bus or horse box to Almondell & Calderwood, please ring the Visitor Centre well in advance and advice will be provided on where best to park.

No overnight parking allowed in any Country Park car parks.

Information and map boards are placed at all main car parks to assist you on your arrival to the Park.

General Access

Countryside Section supports and promotes the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Management Rules are in operation in all three Country Parks within West Lothian and should you require advice on these, please do contact the Ranger Service for assistance.

When you are in the outdoors please:-

  • take responsibility for your own actions;
  • respect people's privacy and peace of mind;
  • help farmers, landowners and others to work safely and effectively;
  • care for the environment;
  • keep your dog under proper control;
  • take extra care if you are organising a group, an event or running a business.
  • For further advice on recreation and access issues throughout Scotland and to help better understand responsibilities under the Scottish Outdoor Access Code