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A Guide to the Historic Village of Mid Calder

Mid Calder is a small, charming village located in the West Lothian countryside, just 15 miles west of Edinburgh. It is located on a rounded hill next to the River Almond, surrounded by the Calder Wood. There is an abundance of walking trails in and around the village, and a variety of wildlife including birds, …

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Exploring the grounds at the House of The Binns

The Haggis and I were looking for new places to explore close to where we live in West Lothian, so we decided to explore the grounds at the House of The Binns. The House of the Binns is a 17th century mansion set within 200 acres of beautiful parkland. The house itself is currently closed …

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24 Of The Best Things to do in West Lothian

Wherever you are in the world, everyone has their own ideas and vision of Scotland – the welcoming cities, the mountainous highlands and our miles of golden sandy beaches. I would, however, imagine very few of you have put down ‘must visit West Lothian’ on your dream travel itinerary. This is the area I grew …

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