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 .......£8.50
  • Children .....£6.50

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". Weekends 11.30am and 3.00pm
  • Tractor and Trailer rides (£0.50), Saturday and Sundays 11am to 4pm

Time Again for Tea

Between 14th January and 22nd March, you can enjoy free admission to Almond Valley when you book an afternoon tea. There’s a delicious array of sandwiches, savouries and temping cakes for the grown-ups, while the pre-schoolers get their very own tiered platter of dainty tasty nibbles. Afternoon tea costs £9.95 for adults and £4.95 for children, and must be booked in advance on 01506 414957.

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Warm Welcomes on Chilly Days

Friends of Friends are Free

During the months of January and February, Friends members can bring along a friend or two - free of charge - to accompany them on their visit. Up to two people are admitted free on each membership card.

 

If You Go Down to the Woods Today..

It might be cold and miserable outside, but in the Teddy Bear Woods, the weather is always warm and cosy. On the chilly days during January, February and March bring along your favourite teddy bear, dolly, or any other soft toy, for a special woodland picnic in the tearoom at Almond Valley. Here there are games, camping adventures, and many interesting things to explore.

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