No fossil collecting on this reserve without permission from Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Intentional or reckless damage, such as hammering, excavation or removal of rock outcrop, is an offence under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004.
Petershill is located to the north east of Bathgate. It was a limestone quarry during the 18th Century and converted into a reservoir in the 19th Century, before being drained in 1986. It now includes areas of species-rich grassland, scrub and wetland, and is also an important geological site.
- Beautiful views
Best time to visit?
- Apr to Jul for wild flowers