Almond Valley

Enjoy a Wonderful Day of Adventure and Play

On a wooded riverside site that extends for nearly a mile, there's so much to explore and enjoy at Almond Valley. The old stone buildings of the watermill and byres are home to friendly farm animals and a host of pets and poultry who are introduced in regular handling sessions. Across the river, among woods and gardens, there are trampolines, pedal carts and other imaginative outdoor play. Enjoy a seasonal trailer ride or a trip on the narrow gauge railway. Indoors there’s soft play and playgrounds, interactive displays and activities in the museum, and a tempting range of fresh healthy snacks in the comfort of Morag’s milk bar. Rain or shine, throughout the year, there’s always so much to interest and enjoy.


We're open from 10am to 5pm every day of the year except for December the 25th & 26th, and January 1st & 2nd. Our standard admission charges are:

  • Adults ........£9.50
  • Seniors.......£8.50
  • Children .....£7.50

The Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Millfield, Livingston, West Lothian,EH54 7AR. 

Phone 01506 414957

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What's Happening This Month

  • Small Animal Encounters - enjoy a special meeting with the residents of "wings and whiskers". Saturday and Sunday 11.30am and 15.00. Weekdays at 15.00pm
  • Bottle feeding our thirsty baby lambs and calf. 11.00, 14.00 and 16.00 every day
  • Tractor and Trailer rides (£0.50) - Saturday and Sunday 11.00 to 16.00. Afternoon service mid-week.
  • Train rides (£1) Saturday and Sunday - 11.30 to 15.30

Midweek Visits – enjoy the afternoons

On weekdays from late May until the end of school term in June, Almond Valley welcomes great numbers of school and nursery children on their happy, noisy, summer-term outings. Between opening time and 2pm, on Monday to Friday, things can get rather busy and certain facilities may be intensively used by pre-booked groups.

We’d suggest that any families planning to visit mid-week consider delaying their arrival until after 2pm, if at all possible. Once our groups head home, peace returns to Almond Valley, and families can enjoy a relaxing and unpressurised lazy afternoon. Especially for these guests, we’ve scheduled a programme of afternoon tractor rides, animal encounters at 3pm and a bottle feeding session at 4pm.

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