Doors Open Days West Lothian

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across West Lothian! This year's event will be held on 1st & 2nd September!

Doors Open Days West Lothian

About Doors Open Days West Lothian

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment, new and old. Every September, you can explore hundreds of fascinating buildings across Scotland for free. Some open up once a year, some just once in a lifetime.

Doors Open Days is a national event run by the Scottish Civic Trust. Information about the national programme, including event listings, can be found at www.doorsopendays.org.uk. Doors Open Days, along with Scottish Archaeology Month take place throughout Scotland and are part of European Heritage Days – an initiative which promotes a sense of community and a “common heritage” throughout the continent.

2018 Programme Highlights

Hopetoun House
A Category A Listed Building, Hopetoun House is one of the finest examples of 18th century architecture in Britain. The magnificent interiors which have remained virtually unchanged for three centuries reflect the elegance of the Georgian era, and today Lord Hopetoun and his family live on the premises.

Brucefield Church of Scotland
This Category A Listed Building represents the best of post-war church design.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Doors Open Days West Lothian are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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