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East Calder


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Tel code: 01506 | code search
Postcode: EH53 | code search
Population: 2500
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Linwater Caravan Park
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East Calder is a tranquil village and ancient parish in West Lothian in Scotland situated 12 miles from Edinburgh near the right bank of the River Almond 2 miles east of Livingston; the largest town in the Lothianís. Surrounded by picturesque scenery East Calder is a popular tourist destination for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts and an ideal base for exploring Edinburgh and the Lothianís, there is a hotel and bar, b&bís, guest-houses and holiday accommodation to suit all, the village also has a variety of shops and stores, cafes and restaurants and a sports centre. Historically interesting features include the roofless 16th century St Cuthbertís Parish Church, the Gothic style Parish Church dating from 1888 and Ormiston Hall built in 1851 on the site of the former Ormiston Hill House. Along the course of the River Almond former estates have been transformed into Country Parks including Almondell and Calderwood with woodland and riverside walks, an abundance of wildlife, play areas, BBQ sites, visitor centres and gift shops. A ranger service is available at Polkemmet Country Park. Nearby in Livingston there are three large retail parks and two major shopping centres; the Almondvale Shopping Centre and the Livingston Designer Outlet. The Deer Park Golf and Country Club has a swimming pool and 10-pin bowling.

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Linwater Caravan Park (1.51 miles)

Linwater Caravan Park

Linwater Caravan Park is a peaceful, family run Park for touring caravans, motorhomes and tents, situated on open farmland just west of Edinburgh. You can enjoy all the delights of Scotland's capital city and then ... More | visit website

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Highfield House (1.68 miles)

Highfield House
Highfield House, dating from 1730's, is situated on the edge of a village. The house is surrounded by its own lovely gardens of approx 2 acres which include an astroturf tennis court. Splendid views ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Livingston (2.37 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Livingston (M8, Jct3) (2.74 miles)

Conveniently located for Livingston North train station. For shops and local amenities Livingston town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Livingston (M8, Jct3) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room ... More | visit website
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Houstoun House (2.94 miles)

Houstoun House

A Warm Welcome to the Macdonald Houstoun House, Edinburgh West .
Set within 20 acres of mature woodlands, the hotel comprises a 16th Century tower house and steading. Retaining its original character and offering exclusivity and ... More | visit website

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Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club (3.51 miles)

Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
Set amongst 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland with two 18-hole golf courses, this elegant country hotel offers luxurious spa and leisure facilities and an award-winning restaurant. All of the spacious rooms at the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel ... More | visit website
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Norton House Hotel (3.88 miles)

Norton House Hotel

Enjoy the best of both worlds when you arrive at this Victorian mansion. Set amidst 55 acres of secluded parkland and lush green lawns, Norton House is just a short journey from the historic ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Edinburgh Airport (4.00 miles)

Travelodge Edinburgh Airport
Travelodge Edinburgh Airport is located 8 miles from Edinburgh Waverley station, 3 miles from Edinburgh Airport, and places to visit nearby include the Queensferry Museum and Almondell Country Park. This non-smoking hotel features a Bar ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (The Gyle) (5.01 miles)

Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (The Gyle)
An ideal airport location, this Premier Inn is 3 miles from Edinburgh Airport. The hotel boasts a Costa Coffee shop, Thyme Restaurant and Bar. Conveniently located adjacent to Edinburgh Park railway station. Our Edinburgh Park Premier ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Livingston (Bathgate) (5.54 miles)

Located within easy reach of the M8, only 25 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, 30 minutes to the centre of Glasgow and 25 minutes to Stirling. It's perfect for both business and leisure guests. ... More | visit website

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