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Blawhorn Moss National Nature Reserve

Nature Centres & Reserves
West Lothian

An oasis of open windswept moors hidden in the lowlands, Blawhorn is a site full of secrets.


Road Directions

Four miles east of Armadale. Take junction 4 from the Edinburgh to Glasgow M8 motorway onto the A801, then head west for three miles on the A89 until you reach Blackridge village.

Public Transport Directions

By Public Transport: The nearest bus stop is in Blackridge, approximately 1 mile south of the Reserve. Trains stop at Bathgate (6.7 miles from Blawhorn Moss) on the Edinburgh - Bathgate line.

By Bike: The entrance to the Reserve is linked to NCN Route 75 (Glasgow - Edinburgh). Leave the Airdrie to Livingston section at the Blawhorn link road outside Blackridge.

On Foot: There is a connecting path from the village of Blackridge to the Reserve.