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Linwater Caravan Park

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General

  • Quiet campsite five miles from Edinburgh Airport
  • Shopping locally at Livingston Designer Outlet
  • Next to a country park and the Union Canal

East Calder is calling – and how easily accessible it all is. The county's Linwater Caravan Park is within a five-mile drive from Edinburgh Airport (nip up for the weekend, we say), and is next to the trunk roads of the M8 and M9 – we also say stop over here on your way to and fro north or south.

But you'd also be well placed to stay a bit longer. Linwater's in a countryside location, right next to Almondell and Calderwood Country Park and the Union Canal (we say towpath strolls) and is also a short drive from the Pentland Hills Regional Park. The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena is only a mile away.

All at Linwater is ably run by Katie and Alaistair, who've added a toilet block including a disabled loo, showers, a dishwashing area, laundry facilities and waste disposal for tourers and motorhomes.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.


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9.8

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100% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

 

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Very enjoyable, spotless facilities. Very helpful and friendly staff. 16/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John H. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Very enjoyable, spotless facilities. Very helpful and friendly staff.

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Friendly helpful wardens 14/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Colin C. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Clean WARM toilet block

    Disliked: 

    The rain!

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Azaming place 20/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom michael s. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Amazing site, would refer to other friends.

    5*

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    Nothing

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Will definitely return to this welcoming site again.. 18/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Maggie R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    We spent half term holidays with our grandsons. It was Bacolod and windy so the warm and immaculate.toilet and shower block was especially welcomed. Linwater provides an excellent base for a
    surprisingly large number of visitors attractions. We went to see the Kelpies, took tram into Edinburgh and went to the 5 sisters zoo. Grandsons played footbal and were able to set up their goal on the large grassy area next to where we were pitched.

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Very nice site clean and tidy. All facilities are well ... 17/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alasdair M. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Very nice site clean and tidy. All facilities are well maintained and easy to locate. Park is situated in a beautiful and quiet rural location . Edinburgh and various other attractions relatively close by.

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Fabulous people nothing was too much trouble x good facilities ... 13/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom leeanne j. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Fabulous people nothing was too much trouble x good facilities x easily accessible x many thanks x oh and excellent WiFi x

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very good site, clean and easy access 12/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Keith C. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Owners very friendly, explained the site layout and on hand for contacting if any issue arise

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    None

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches 05/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom William H. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Good Size Large Pitches and well laid out pitches (Stayed on a Hard), Toilets and shower of a high standard. Fairly Close to Shop, etc. Good Dog walk (Muddy at this time of the year). Staff every helpful. Will be back. I enjoy seeing the aircraft taking off from the nearby airport,but others may not. Play area looked good but we where too big and too old to try it out. The Chickens are free roaming and may wander around the site. Easy access to Edinburgh and Shopping Centre's.

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Excellent site level pitches friendly staff 05/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Bev O. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Really nice site had every thing we needed there plus a nice walk will be going back there again

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Quiet, clean and friendly 29/01/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Moira B. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Quiet, clean and friendly

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Large (51-200 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Location

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  • West Clifton, East Calder, Lothian, Scotland, EH53 0HT
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 55.9121°N 3.4340°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Winchburgh: Main Street Bus Stop — 3.4 miles
Edinburgh Airport: Terminal Coach Stop — 3.7 miles
Livingston: Bus Stances — 3.8 miles
Train stations
Kirknewton Rail Station — 1.6 miles
Uphall Rail Station — 2.7 miles
Livingston South Rail Station — 3.8 miles
Ferry ports
South Queensferry Ferry Landing — 5.8 miles
Rosyth Ferry Terminal — 7.7 miles
Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing — 9.7 miles
Airports
Edinburgh Airport — 3.7 miles

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Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Linwater Caravan Park's locale means you're well set for both countryside and city days, or to break up a journey on your way north or south.

Around the area, a mile away in a disused quarry is the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, with the biggest indoor climbing wall in the world (well worth tackling for the boasting rights gained for afterwards, say we). The towpath walks of the Union Canal are nearby and the shows and exhibitions of the Royal Highland Showground are within four miles.

You can also easily drive to the Kelpies, the biggest horsey structures on the planet, and to the Falkirk Wheel, the boat lift connecting the Union and the Forth and Clyde canals.

Must see

  • Edinburgh Zoo (6.7 miles)
  • Linlithgow Palace (7.9 miles)
  • Royal Scottish Academy (9.1 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Reception is unmanned after 6pm. Please call using the number in the confirmation email if you are arriving later.

Linwater Caravan Park cancellation policy

No penalties

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Linwater Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Tax

This area is not subject to city tax.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
Quiet hours must be respected between 12 a.m. and 12 a.m..
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 01/04 and 30/09.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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