Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin
Rosslyn Chapel became world famous, after it was featured in The Da Vinci Code film in 2006, written by Dan Brown. The main actors Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou, played the main characters Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu, investigating a murder in the Louvre. Dan Brown, the writer knew the finale would have to take place at “the most mysterious and magical chapel in the world”.
Take a trip to this beautiful place were actors Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou filmed The Da Vinci Code, and wonder around the grounds, explore The Lady Chapel or study the stained glass windows. We recommend you to stay in Livingston at the Mercure Livingston Hotel, only 30 minutes drive from the Rosslyn Chapel in West Lothian.
Scottish Korean War Memorial
Another hidden gem you must discover is, the Scottish Korean War Memorial. The Memorial opened on 27 June 2000, to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of the war that took place between 1950 and 1953.
Discover amazing views of the Witchcraigs Wall which is today an enclosure built to incorporate 43 types of rock from across central Scotland, by taking a stroll around the Memorial and climbing up the hillside to the east.
Before you begin your trip to the Scottish Korean War Memorial, we would advice you to have a delicious breakfast at Mercure Livingston Hotel, only 20 minutes away by car.
If you like the outdoors and you want to take your children to a play area, then Eliburn Park is the place to be. The park is perfect for a day out and woodland walks around the reservoir. Only 7 minutes drive from the city centre, this park joins Livingston’s cycle path network and is just 5 minutes drive from Mercure Livingston Hotel.
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