Key things to note about this route section.
Mainly quiet roads and tracks.
There are several public toilets in Linlithgow: at the rail station, Sainsbury's, Homebase, the Vennel and the Water Yett, one in Blackness at the Square and three in Bo'ness at Tesco, Provost Road and East Pier bus station.
By bus: the X38 bus service links Linlithgow and Edinburgh and there is a bus service between South Queensferry and Linlithgow. For travel between Bo'ness, Blackness and Edinburgh, see the Bo'ness Community Bus.
By car: parking is limited at Linlithgow but free spaces are available beside the loch. In South Queensferry parking is available along the front towards the Forth (Rail) Bridge. Please note, visitors to Blackness are advised not to go by car as space is very limited in the village.
Points of interest
Kinneil Museum is located in the 17th-century stable block of Kinneil House, and acts as an interpretive centre for Kinneil Estate. The exhibition '2,000 Years of History' tells the story of the park from Roman times to the present day.Visit Website
House of the Binns
Home of the Dalyell family since 1612, this house reveals their lives and interests through the centuries. The Estate is open all year but the House is open from 1st June-30th September.Visit Website
Three impressive bridges spanning three centuries cross the Firth of Forth at South Queensferry, including the original rail Forth Bridge, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.Visit Website
Re-opened on 17th August 2020. This imposing 15th century castle has hosted garrisons, prisoners and more recently many a film crew. Climb the towers for fantastic views of the Forth. Please note parking in the castle car park and external grounds is limited to paying customers only.
Open 10am-4pm daily
Historic Home of the Dukes of Hamilton, the house dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries. It's open on selected days throughout the year and guides from The Friends of Kinneil take people through the House and tell its fascinating story. Check with Kinneil Museum for information on the next open days.Visit Website
The Hippodrome is Scotland's oldest purpose-built cinema. Screening everything from blockbusters, to foreign cinema, indie gems, and classics, it also hosts the annual Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema in March each year.Visit Website
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