VISITING THE RESERVE
How to get there
The reserve can be accessed from the A899 south from Junction 3 on the M8. At the roundabout, take the A71 west towards West Calder. Take the first turning on the left, then turn left again at the T-junction onto Murieston East Road. Take the fourth road on the left (Murieston Road). Just before a sharp right turn, turn left into a short section of road where you can park.
Getting onto the reserve
From the parking area, walk through the gap next to a large metal gate. Follow the red cinder track to the right and across a wooden bridge for about 1.25 miles, until a path leads off to the right (NT074647) in the direction of the Linhouse Water. You will pass under the railway viaduct into the north eastern part of the reserve.
It is also possible to access the reserve by crossing the railway over a designated crossing point. Visitors are asked to take great care when using the crossing and ensure they follow all the advice shown on the signage.
One of the access points into the reserve is via a footpath crossing over a railway track. Visitors are asked to take great care when using the crossing and ensure they follow all the advice shown on the signage. Visitors MUST use the designated crossing. It is an offence (not to mention extremely dangerous) to trespass anywhere else on the railway.
Livingston (3 mi / 4.8 km)
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