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Linlithgow & Area

Linlithgow, famous as the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots, is an ancient Royal burgh that is truly steeped in history. The Palace of Linlithgow sits majestically on the loch, with the glittering spire of St Michael’s Church nestling alongside. Your Court Residence receptionist can provide you with details of things to see and do, as well as help to arrange any bookings you might require, but here are a few ideas to whet the appetite:


First class local butchers, bakers and fishmongers, as well as supermarkets for self-catering are located within a few minutes walk.


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Further Afield

Being so central, you can reach many attractions and areas from your base in Linlithgow. Some of our favourites include:


So whether you hire a car or use the excellent public transport options on our doorstep, you are never more than a short journey away from some of Scotland's incredible scenery, attractions and cities.


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Sports & Activities

The natural beauty of the Linlithgow and surrounding area lends itself perfectly to the outdoor activities.

Walkers are well catered for in the area, as Linlithgow gives you access to walks suitable for all levels of experience. If you are looking for an easy woodland walk, a challenging trek in the nearby Ochil Hills or a demanding climb up one of Scotland's Munro's, there’s no shortage or variety of walks to tackle.


For cyclists, there are many cycle routes in and around Linlithgow, including the John Muir Way, which passes by the town and gives you access to a great range of cycling routes that take in attractions such as The Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel,


Golfers will be spoiled for choice with the numerous golf clubs in the Central Belt. We are also close to world famous courses such as Gleneagles, home of the 2014 Ryder Cup and just over an hour to St Andrews.

If water sports is your thing, Loch Lomond, around an hour away, offers the opportunity to try out many different water sports, such as gentle pursuits like fishing and canoeing or thrill seeking activities like water-skiing,


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