Polkemmet Country Park
Polkemmet Country Park is a popular 68 hectare (168 acre) visitor attraction near Whitburn. The Park offers beautiful woodland and riverside walks, play area, picnic areas with seating and a barbecue facility. West Lothian Leisure operate the golf course, driving range and Visitor Centre within the Park.
Country Park Re-open
Only the following services now remain closed - BBQ hire, room hire, Sutherland Building hire, Ranger Service events and activities.
To be able to reopen our services, we have introduced new procedures and changes in how our buildings/facilities can be used for the safety of both the public and staff.
For example, numbers entering the Almondell & Calderwood Visitor Centre and the Beecraigs Visitor Centre Shop/Reception have been limited and a one-way system introduced.
Occupancy on the Beecraigs Caravan & Camping Site has been reduced and new, additional Terms & Conditions introduced.
Please help us by following all advice on site. Carefully plan your trip to any of West Lothian's countryside locations, and help us by taking your litter home with you. Please ensure you continue to follow current NHS Inform and Scottish Government guidance. If some locations are busy when you arrive, please consider visiting an alternative site that is less busy.
Country Park/Visitor Centre
The Visitor Centre within the old stable complex provides a warm welcome with information, advice, snacks and refreshments, as well as also being the point of access to the Scottish Owl Centre. The reception handles bookings for the golf, driving range and BBQs within the park.
Know the code before you go - Scottish Outdoor Access Code
For opening times of the reception, please see Polkemmet Reception Opening Hours (details within West Lothian Leisure website - Golf in Polkemmet)
The Park is open throughout the year and admission is free. The Visitor Centre is closed on the 25 December and 26 December and 1 and 2 January.
Awards and Recognition
Polkemmet Country Park has been recognised as a great place to visit through receiving Visit Scotland 3 star Visitor Attraction award.
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Within the Country Park
- The Scottish Owl Centre, which opened on the 31 March 2012, is a very popular attraction. The Scottish Owl Centre has relocated from Campbeltown in Argyll to here in West Lothian - for further information go to Scottish Owl Centre.