Linlithgow is located just off the M9 motorway, 21 miles west of Edinburgh and 34 miles east of Glasgow.

Address:  Linlithgow Burgh Halls, The Cross, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AH

COVID-19 Update

The building is now fully open to the public with covid measures in place. 

Building Opening Hours

Normal hours: Mon - Sat: 9am-5pm.  Sun 11am-5pm.  Events as publicised.

Building Access

Linlithgow Burgh Halls public areas are fully accessible for those with limited mobility.  Facilities include ramps, a lift and adapted toilet.  Our staff are here to help and happy to do so, please let us know at the time of booking if you have access requirements. Assist dogs are welcome.

Hearing Induction Loop

We offer Induction Loop facilities for people with hearing impairments - these are available in the function halls.

Find Us

On Foot

Linlithgow Burgh Halls is located in The Cross, the focal point of the town centre in the centre of the High Street. The main entrance to the building is accessed from the Kirkgate running up to Linlithgow Palace.  

To help plan your walking journey to Linlithgow Burgh Halls, visit the WalkIt website  This urban walking journey planner provides maps and detailed instructions, alongside step-free alternatives for those who have additional mobility needs.

By Train

Linlithgow train station is a 5 min walk along the High Street to Linlithgow Burgh Halls. For up to date train information visit the ScotRail website.

  • Edinburgh Waverley - Linlithgow - Journey time:  from 23 mins
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Linlithgow - Journey time: from 29 mins
  • Stirling - Linlithgow - Journey time: from 31 mins

By Bus

There is a circular town service and regular bus services to Linlithgow Cross from Edinburgh, Falkirk, Stirling, South Queensferry, Bo'ness and Bathgate. For up to date bus information visit the First Bus website or telephone - Enquiries: 01324 602200

By Bike

A bike rack is located at the main entrance for customers.  To help plan your cycling journey to Linlithgow Burgh Halls visit the CycleStreets website 

By Car

From Edinburgh

Take the M9 Motorway from Edinburgh, which is signposted to Stirling.  Leave the M9 at Junction 3. At the roundabout just past the Tesco supermarket turn right onto the High Street and proceed to The Cross where there is Pay & Display parking.

From Glasgow/Stirling

Take the A80/M80 from Glasgow towards Stirling and then the M9 towards Edinburgh.  Exit at Junction 4 and take the A803 to Linlithgow.  You will cross the river Avon at Linlithgow Bridge and should proceed straight on, past the roundabout at the Westport, to the High Street and proceed to The Cross where there is Pay & Display parking.

Alternatively use the M8 Glasgow/Edinburgh motorway, exit at Junction 4 to the A801 and then fork right to the A706, which is signposted to Linlithgow.  You will arrive in the town at the Leisure Centre.  After passing under the railway (traffic lights) you should turn right at the roundabout on to the High Street.

From Fife & The North (Via the Forth Road Bridge)

Take the M90/A90 and cross the Forth Road Bridge (no tolls going south).  Exit left immediately after crossing the bridge and take the A904 (3rd exit from the roundabout)  you can then stay on the A904 until it reaches a "T" junction at Champany where you should turn left for Linlithgow on the A803 or use a short stretch of the M9, exiting onto the A803 at Junction 3.  The A803 enters Linlithgow from the east.

Car Parking

Linlithgow is a busy commuter town with lots of demand on parking. Visitors will normally find pay and display car parking spaces available at the Vennel Car Park, located in the centre of the town next to The Cross.

Limited parking is provided for visitors to the Palace and this is located at the top of the Kirkgate, through the Palace gateway.  There is also free short term car parking for shoppers at The Regent Centre (max 2 hour).