Beecraigs Country Park

Beecraigs Country Park is a great place to visit. It caters for a wide range of leisure and recreational activities within its 370 hectares (913 acres) and can be discovered nestled high in the Bathgate Hills near the historic town of Linlithgow.

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Beecraigs Country Park provides an outdoor experience for many types of user groups.  From time to time the Park works with activity providers to agree provision of larger events and activities.

Over the festive period, Rowen Events Limited will be hosting "Beecraigs Festive Forest" event here at Beecraigs.  Preparation will be underway from Monday 25 November and the public event will run from Wednesday 4 December until Tuesday 24 December 2019.

There will be a temporary closure to the public of the route that the "Beecraigs Festive Forest" will be using for their event.  Please note that this closure will be in place from 14:30 on Wednesday 4 December until 23:00 on Tuesday 24 December 2019.  Please note that the route will be open as normal between 23:00 and 14:30 each day.

This temporary measure has been approved

  • In the interest of safety for the public during the event

  • To limit the closure to as short a period as possible

  • To enable admission to a charged ticket event

  • In the interest of site security

Signage will be out along the route and information is also available at the Visitor Centre, web site and social media.   Please help us by following all on-site signage.

For further information on the event please go to Beecraigs Festive Forest

Ranger Events Programme (September-October 2019)

Opening Hours

Beecraigs is open throughout the year and admission is free.

Summer: Monday-Sunday 9am - 7pm (1/4/19 - 29/9/19)

October - Monday - Sunday 9am - 5pm (30/09/19 - 28/10/19)

November to March: Monday-Sunday 10am - 4pm (28/10/19 - 29/3/20)

The Visitor Centre is closed on the 25 December and 26 December and 1 and 2 January.

** Please note the Hideaway Cafe will be closed from 7th - 11th January 2020 due to maintenance work, it will re-open on the 12th January.

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At Beecraigs, visitors can experience the Red Deer herd, Highland Cattle fold, Belted Galloways and Hebridean and North Ronaldsay Sheep.
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Beecraigs is a great destination for a holiday and welcomes caravans, motorhomes, trailer tents and glamping alternative accommodation.
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There are many activities to enjoy within Beecraigs Country Park eg Adventure Play Area, Walking, Cycling, Orienteering and many more.
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Beecraigs Country Park has many facilities for hire such as BBQs, room hire and group activities.
West Lothian Council's Ranger Service has bases at Almondell & Calderwood Country Park, Beecraigs Country Park and Polkemmet Country Park.
The Friends of Beecraigs aims to enable and encourage the local community to take an interest in the upkeep, enjoyment and protection of the Park whilst striking a balance between the needs of all Park users.
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