Cruachan Bed And Breakfast


78 East Main Street, Blackburn, West Lothian, EH47 7QS

    Ideally situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow Cruachan provides a relaxed and friendly base for both leisure and business visitors to West Lothian. No extras.Free wi-fi, free off street parking,hearty full Scottish breakfast,all included.




    Cruachan bed and breakfast was established in 1996 by Kenneth and Jacqueline Harkins and offers warm ,comfortable, high quality accommodation.

    There are 4 guest bedrooms, all on the the upper floor . 3 of the rooms have en-suite shower/wc's and 1 room has a PRIVATE bathroom directly across the hallway and benefits from having a bath as well as shower.

    There is a separate entrance to the B+B rooms to which guests have a key so there are no restrictions on "coming and going"!

    All rooms have tv's, fully stocked hospitality trays, hairdryer, and a selection of  toiletries should they be needed.

    There is FREE wi fi access and FREE off street private parking.

    Breakfast is served downstairs in a purpose built sun room overlooking the garden at the rear of the property.

    A full Scottish cooked breakfast is on offer to all guests, comprising of sausage, bacon, eggs, mushrooms, grilled tomato, and even haggis and black pudding if you're feeling hungry! Guests can also choose a lighter option of cereal, toast, yoghurts, fruit etc.

    Cruachan is located in Blackburn in the county of  West Lothian. Blackburn is a small town 3 miles south of Bathgate and only 1 mile from junction 4 of the M8 motorway. Blackburn lies approximately halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow so is ideally situated for exploring both these iconic Scottish cities. Each is easily reachable by car or public transport, taking advantage of the frequent rail service operating from Bathgate between the two.

    Edinburgh airport is only 15 minutes by car, with Glasgow airport being a bit further at approx 35 minutes.

    Edinburgh also now has a tram service running from the airport to the city centre. A free car park is provided for users of this service.

    West Lothian and the surrounding area provides many visitor attractions and things to do. The historic town of Linlithgow is only a 20 minute drive away over the picturesque Bathgate hills. Here can be found the preserved Linlithgow palace overlooking Linlithgow loch around which is a lovely country walk.

    The amazing Falkirk wheel is only 30 minutes by car and well worth a visit.

    Many guests staying at Cruachan remark that the standard of accommodation on offer is of  far greater quality than many hotels they have stayed in. Many thoughtful touches are provided to ensure each guests' stay is a pleasurable one.

    Kenneth and Jacqueline look forward to having the pleasure of your company.


    Single occupancy rates available on request.

    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room (Ensuite)
    £70.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room with private bathroom
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family/twin Room (Ensuite)
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices quoted are for 2 people sharing double or twin room per night. Single and triple occupancy rates available on request

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Park and Ride
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space Large private car park
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Linlithgow Tourist Information Centre, turn right onto the High Street. Travel for 0.5 miles and turn left onto the A706 (Lanark), follow this road for 5 miles to a roundabout. Turn left onto the A801 and follow the A801 through 3 roundabouts. Blackburn is signposted from the 2nd roundabout, turn left onto the A705 at the T-junction to Blackburn. Travel into Blackburn, through a set of traffic lights and the Cruachan is 0.25 of a mile on right side of East Main Street.

    Getting there by railway:- From Bathgate Railway Station. Leave the station and turn right onto the main road leading away from town centre. At the first roundabout turn right onto the B792 and follow this road to Blackburn. At the traffic lights turn left onto the A705. The Cruchan is on the right, a quarter of a mile from the lights.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport, leave the airport and follow the signs for the M8 motorway. At Newbridge junction join the M8 heading for Glasgow. At junction 4 leave the motorway onto the A80, at the bottom of the slip road, turn left, follow road to T-junction, turn left onto A705 and follow road for 1 mile. Cruachan is on right side of A705.

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