Almondell and Calderwood Country Park
Explore 220 acres of country park near Broxburn on this easy cycle or walk. In the park you will find peaceful woodland and a lovely waterside trail running along the River Almond. Almondell is a haven for wildlife - look out for Roe deer, fox, heron, otters and woodpeckers as you make your way through the park.
Also of interest is the excellent Visitor Centre with displays, a gallery, information and a conservatory with a cafe.
If you would like to continue your outing you could head north to the Union Canal. You could follow the towpath east into Edinburgh on foot or bike.
PostcodeEH52 5PE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
There is a cafe/coffee stand near the visitor centre and a number of picnic tables at the site too.
The parkland and woodland are ideal for dog walking so you're bound to pass other owners with their pets on your visit.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head a few miles south west of the park and you can visit Cobbinshaw Reservoir where there are some nice waterside trails to try. Eliburn Reservoir can also be found nearby on the western side of Livingston.
To the south there's Harperrig Reservoir. Here you'll find some interesting wildlife including various wildfowl and the Eurasian otter. The site also includes views of the Water of Leith and the 15th century Cairns Castle ruins.