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Almond Aqueduct - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Almond Aqueduct

The Almond Aqueduct, also known as the Lin's Mill Aqueduct, is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Union Canal over the River Almond in Scotland, west of Ratho, Edinburgh. Measuring 420 feet long, it carries the Union Canal 76 feet above the River Almond, from Edinburgh into West Lothian. A sluice into the Almond allows regulation of the water level in the canal, and near to the aqueduct is a feeder from Cobbinshaw Reservoir.

Attractions Near Almond Aqueduct

Almondell & Calderwood Country Park
Almondell & Calderwood Country Park1.7km from Almond Aqueduct

Almondell and Calderwood Country Park is a 220-acre Country Park in West Lothian, Scotland and is a 4 star Visitor Attraction. The Park is split into two main areas, Almondell Park which comprises the Almondell estate which originally belonged to the Erskine family of Broxburn and the Calderwood estate which once belonged to the Barons of Torphichen.The Almondell Estate follows the line of the River Almond, with paths and trails crisscrossing the river over a variety of bridges. It is a popular

Jupiter Artland
Jupiter Artland2.31km from Almond Aqueduct

Jupiter Artland is a contemporary sculpture park and art gallery outside Edinburgh, Scotland. Jupiter Artland Foundation is a registered charity that is subsidized by classes, workshops, events, ticket sales, and donations. It sits on the grounds of Bonnington House, a 19th-century country house around 7 kilometres west of the city of Edinburgh. Jupiter Artland is also near the estate of Haltoun House which extends into Edinburgh and while the grounds remain, the Scottish baronial mansion was de

Nasmyth Bridge
Nasmyth Bridge2.44km from Almond Aqueduct

The Nasmyth Bridge crosses the River Almond a half-mile north of East Calder in West Lothian, beyond the Camps Viaduct. It was commissioned by Henry Erskine to provide a southern access to Almondell, his country estate. This romantic bridge was built in sandstone ashlar c.1800 to the designs of Alexander Nasmyth and features two rustic arches of different spans, together with a crenellated parapet and balustrade.

Military Museum Scotland
Military Museum Scotland2.87km from Almond Aqueduct

Military Museum Scotland is a wee gem in West Lothians Tourism map. A Scottish Tourism Award winning museum. It is a hands on museum where visitors get to handle most of the artefacts. Indoor and outdoor displays. We also have a Cafe and Gift shop. It covers Scottish military history from World War I right up to the present day. 95% of the displays are out and free from glass screens, so most artefacts can be handled.

Niddry Castle Golf Club
Niddry Castle Golf Club4.23km from Almond Aqueduct

Niddry Castle Golf Club was located only a few minutes from Edinburgh Airport and within easy reach of Scotland's motorway network. It is an 18-hole, par 70, 5914 yard course. The course is suitable for all levels & ability and benefits from magnificent views towards the Pentland Hills.

Livingston Skate Park
Livingston Skate Park6.09km from Almond Aqueduct

Livingston skatepark is an all concrete park that has existed since the 80s and has recently had a revamp to bring some of the features into the 21st century. It can be found next to the River Almond solely features transitions. It is an example of a free, unsupervised facility which achieved international status. The skatepark was extended during the 1990s with the addition of some smaller bowls. A further extension was added in 2013 adding a fullpipe, pools, square bowl and a new smaller stree

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West Lothian
West Lothian
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West Lothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and was one of its historic counties. The county, which was known as Linlithgowshire,was bounded geographically by the Avon to the west and the Almond to the east. The modern council area occupies a larger area than the historic county.