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 .......£7.50
  • Children .....£5.50

The Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Millfield, Livingston, West Lothian,EH54 7AR. 

Phone 01506 414957

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What's Happening this Month ?

  • Tractor and trailer rides will run (weather permitting) between 10am and 4pm at weekends @ 50p per person
  • Small Animal Encounters take place at 11.30 and 15.00 every Saturday and Sunday.
  • Our lambs get there bottles at 12.00 and 16.00 daily.

Afternoon Tea, and admission for free

Phone us and book afternoon tea for any week-day until the end of March, and enjoy free admission. Find out more.

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Join the Team at Almond Valley

Spring is on the way, and we're recruiting for the first of our seasonal staff to join the tearoom team, or work with visitor services. See our jobs page for further details and to download an application form

Volunteering with the big beasts

We're building a new arena, and planning additional farm talks and demonstrations that will star our larger farm animals.To ensure all of our bigger beasts are happy, comfortable, and compliant when in the public spotlight, we need to spend lots of time beforehand, handling, caring and getting them used to human company.

We'd welcome futher volunteers to help with this. Working with large animals requires a maturity of approach, a full awareness and understanding of potential dangers, and physical ability, so we'd be unlikely to consider anyone less than 18 years old for this role. It's great fun, but hard work. See our volunteers page or download an application form,