New Kirknewton Map and Guide to help boost local tourism


Kirknewton Community Development Trust are pleased to announce the new Kirknewton Guide and Map.  The intention of this project is to make local people more aware of their natural surroundings, encourage tourism and support local employment.

Inside you can find more about the new Pentlands Walk, section 75 cycle route, transport links, local businesses and places to stay.

There is 10% off at Potter Around and information about the Green Room, The Stables, MadMax Adventures, Kirknewton Riding School, Hillycow Wigwams, The Cyrenians Farm, Harperigg Fisheries, Mortin Clay targets, the Pentland Hill, Dalmahoy Golf Courses, Almondell and Calderwood Country Park, Jupiter Artland, Ratho Climbing Centre, Newbridge Go Karting, shopping, places to eat and the history of Kirknewton.

The map will be delivered to 20,000 homes across West Lothian.

More information can be found on the Kirknewton website at

Thanks to local man David Dignan of for designing the brochure.


Laura Bilton is new Kirknewton Youth and Volunteer Officer

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Kirknewton Community Development Trust are happy to announce the employment of Laura Bilton as our new Youth and Volunteer Officer. Laura begins in May and joins us from The Action Group, where she was an employment advisor, youth group worker for young people with additional support needs and support worker. She also previously volunteered for the Kirknewton Youth Group.

For the first time ever ALL our staff currently live in Kirknewton, which is a great achievement and meets our objective to create local employment when we can.
Laura joins us until our current funding stream ends in July 2018. Big hello to Laura, it’s great to have you on team Kirknewton.