Cheap Hotels in Bathgate
In the suburbs
Set in a hundred year-old listed building, Balbairdie Hotel is located in the centre of the historic town of Bathgate and offers free private parking. The local train station is half a mile away and offers convenient rail links to both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Rooms at the Balbairdrie use bright and neutral colours, they are warmly furnished and feature free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom. The ancient ritual site at Cairnpappel Hill is just 2 miles south of Bathgate and offers stunning views of the local countryside. Linlithgow Palace, a residence of the Scottish monarchy in the 15th and 16th century, is less than 20 minutes by car. The Balbairdie Hotel hosts karaoke nights on Fridays and Saturdays in its lively bar that attract guests and visitors alike.
In a rural location
The Gables Hotel
Hotels in Bathgate
The West Lothian region of Scotland is home to some of the country's most historical sites, with a legacy stretching back over thousands of years. Bathgate, originally a medieval settlement in the area, boasts a number of these, as well as a thriving local culture and some fantastic eating establishments to boot. Scotland may have rejected independence in 2014, but with so much on offer in Bathgate, the only West Lothian question you'll be asking is 'when can I book my next visit?'.
A local area steeped in history
Venture north out of the town just two miles and you'll discover a Neolithic burial mound at Cairnpapple Hill. This fascinating ritual site has been centrally important to local people ever since roughly 3,500 BC, all the way through the Bronze Age to more recent times. It was no doubt originally selected because it offers spectacular views all the way around the coast. These days it houses a small visitor's centre for people who wish to find out more. It may also be worth checking out the Torphichen Preceptory, an ancient church just a few miles outside of the town.
Of course, any holiday in Scotland wouldn't be complete without a round of golf or two. Well, you'll be pleased to know that Bathgate has just the solution, with a splendid golf club located right in the heart of the town, just five minutes' walk from the train station. The former site of Bathgate Castle can be seen from the 10th hole of the course, providing a hint of the area's previous history. The club has also produced not one, but two previous Ryder Cup captains in Eric Brown and Bernard Gallacher – a testament to the quality of golf on offer here.
For culture vultures and foodies alike, Bathgate hotels are a perfect choice. The town's community theatre, for example, stages regular events, concerts and plays. There is also a good selection of local pubs and restaurants, such as the Balbairdie Restaurant, which offers a fine choice of dishes and a friendly atmosphere.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Bathgate
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Bathgate?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Bathgate are Balbairdie Hotel, Cruachan Bed and Breakfast and The Cairn Hotel.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Bathgate?The lowest price for a double room in Bathgate is £49.
What are the best hotels in Bathgate near the center?If you want to stay near the center of Bathgate, you can consider staying at Balbairdie Hotel, The Cairn Hotel and Cruachan Bed and Breakfast.
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