Find your feet in Fauldhouse
An attractive, varied woodland drapes the hillside between Fauldhouse and Harthill, covering ground that was once at the heart of the local coal mining industry. The ponds and trees are home to a wide range of wildlife.
Cycling is popular here, but it’s great for walking and horse riding too: come and find peace and quiet among the trees, or superb views of the Breich Valley from the higher ground.
There are shops and places to eat in Fauldhouse village.
Mountain biking trails
How to get here
Fauldhouse is just off the A71 between Newmains and West Calder. From the M8, leave at Junction 4 and take the A705 to Whitburn. Head south on the A706 to Longridge and take the B7010 to Fauldhouse. There are several entrances to the forest, which is at grid reference NS 930 610.
EH47 9HR is the nearest postcode.
It’s easy to get to Fauldhouse by public transport: buses serve the village, and there’s a station on the Edinburgh to Glasgow Central line. Check Traveline Scotland for details.
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