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Edinburgh Fringe, 3rd – 27th August 2018

Edinburgh Fringe, 3rd to 27th August 2018

Every year thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.

With 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues last year there are quite literally thousands of reasons to visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Mercure Livingston is only a 20 minute drive from Edinburgh International Airport and trains from Livingston North or Livingston South take you right into the City of Edinburgh in only 20 minutes.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, 3rd – 25th August 2018

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, 3rd – 25th August 2018

Take off with The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as we celebrate ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, embracing Scotland’s Year of Young People with colourful performers joining us from across the globe.

With Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 Tattoo is sure to fly high.

Mercure Livingston is only a 20 minute drive from Edinburgh International Airport and trains from Livingston North or Livingston South take you right into the City of Edinburgh in only 20 minutes.

Beecraigs Country Park

Beecraigs Country Park is a lovely place to visit and offers a wide range of leisure activities in a natural setting across over 900 acres.  It’s tucked away high in the Bathgate Hills close to the historic town of Linlithgow.  See the Red Deer herd or pop into the Visitor Centre for more information or have a browse around the Farm Shop.  Beecraigs Country Park is less than a 20 minute drive from the hotel.

Almond Valley

Set along a woodland and riverside, there’s plenty to see and do at Almond Valley.  Visit their friendly farm animals and a range of pets and chickens that are used to being handled regularly.  Across the river, there are trampolines, pedal carts and plenty of outdoor play areas.  Almond Valley is less than a 10 minute drive from Mercure Livingston Hotel.

Five Sisters Zoo

Five Sisters Zoo is the most visited wildlife attraction in West Lothian. They have an exciting collection of over 180 different species of mammals, birds and reptiles from across the globe.  The Zoo have become a home to three bears and four lions following from their previous lives performing in travelling circuses, see how they settling in at their new surroundings.  The Zoo is a 10 minute car journey from the hotel.