Beecraigs Country Park

As a family, I love getting out and about and we often head to Beecraigs Country Park. While there I often have a walk and let the kids play in the play area for a bit. When I was younger we use to come here all the time, so it just shows how great this place is.

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Bike Riding at Beecraigs Country Park
Big K out riding his bike
Trails at Beecraigs Country Park
Lots of woodland trails

Beecraigs Country Park Info

There are a number of parking areas where you can park. The main ones which do fill up quickly are the car park near the play area and the car park at the visitors centre. There are still other options if these are full, so don’t let a full car park turn you away.

On top of being great for walking, there is a loch if you are interested in fishing, there is archery, plenty of wildlife to see and more than often plenty of muddy puddles for the kids to jump in. There is even a caravan park if you fancy either taking your own caravan up, camping in a tent or even if you want to book one of the new little lodges that are available.

Bike at Beecraigs Country Park
Big K’s Cube Bike
Bike Riding at Beecraigs Country Park
Big K’s skid mark

A Normal Visit

On our last visit, we parked at the visitors centre and changed into our boots. My eldest son has just learned to ride his bike so I took his bike up so he could have a little ride. From the car park, we crossed the main road and headed passed the caravan park and followed the path until we reached the big play area. Here we let the boys have a play for 30 minutes (until we got cold!) and then headed back on our walk to a path near the BBQ area.

After another 15 minutes walking, we decided to walk back on ourselves and head back to the car and head home. Both boys were exhausted from having fun and we had enjoyed our walk which is what you need on a weekend/day off work.

Play Area Beecraigs Country Park
My mum with Little K
Play Area Beecraigs Country Park
Play Area Beecraigs Country Park
Play Area Beecraigs Country Park
Play Area Beecraigs Country Park

You can view the Beecraigs Website for more information

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Beecraigs Country Park near Bathgate in Scotland

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* Reviews are my own opinion. I haven’t been paid in any way for writing this.

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I have always had an interest in travel and now I have My two boys I want them to see more than just the UK. I hope to give advice and tips to other parents who are anxious about travelling with their children.

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  1. It sounds like a lovely park to visit and your pictures are great, the kids park looks fab! Mine would be obsessed #whatevertheweather

    1. Thanks for commenting 🙂 Yes the park is great, the kids love it. So many great walks around too for letting them run (or ride) about!

  2. We haven’t been in ages, well as a family, my husband works there as an arborist. It is a great place to visit and so much outdoor fun for kids. Thanks for linking up to #Whatevertheweather

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