Linlithgow - Architecture & History of a Scottish Royal Burgh


About Us
Burgh Beautiful

Local Amenity Organisation affiliated to the Scottish Civic Trust


Linlithgow Civic Trust was formed in 1971. The aims of the Trust are:

  1. To stimulate public interest in, and care for, the beauty, history and character of Linlithgow and its surroundings
  2. To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in Linlithgow and district.
  3. To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures, conferences, publications, publicity and other activities.
  4. To encourage others and undertake practical and physical works to enhance the beauty and character of Linlithgow, including the installation and maintenance of floral displays and planting schemes; the removal of litter and rubbish; and the clearance and upgrading of untidy areas. See: Burgh Beautiful Linlithgow

Linlithgow Civic Trust has published a number of books about Linlithgow, has established the Linlithgow Heritage Trail and organises the annual Perambulation of Linlithgow Marches event, all of which aim to encourage residents and visitors to find out more about our town. Linlithgow Civic Trust also organises Doors Open Days in West Lothian.

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Updated 23 November 2015 JSA


Linlithgow Cross

Linlithgow Cross showing the Cross Well, Burgh Halls and Cross House
The iconic spire of St Michael's Church is visible in the background
Photo reproduced by courtesy of Calum Smith.

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Alternatively you can post a cheque, made out to "Linlithgow Civic Trust" to:
Mike Vickers, LCT Treasurer
6 Springfield Grange
EH49 7HA