West Lothian 50+ Network Trips

Over the years the West Lothian 50+ Network has visited a very wide range of attractions and attended many diverse events.

New events are added periodically, so please check regularly for details on future outings.

We are currently booking the following trips:

29 August 2018 – Musselburgh Horse Racing

First race 2.10 pm.

Last race 5.10 pm.

Admission to the race course £17 per person (discounted price)

Travel by bus or train.

Return train fare from Bathgate to Musselburgh is £4.20 (change trains at Waverley).

If travelling by bus, there is a 5 – 10 minute walk to the race course.
If travelling by train, there is a mini bus shuttle service from and to Musselburgh station to/from the racecourse. Times of mini buses have yet to be announced.

Please give names and money to the office by Tuesday 14th August.
Further details to be announced at the August meeting.

29 September 2018 – Walking in the Peebles area

An outing to Peebles for all walkers on 29th September 2018.

There is a choice of walks in the Peebles area to suit a range of abilities, as follows:


A. Wander by the Tweed (approx. 2 miles)

B. The Sware Circuit (Distance 6.5 km/4 miles)
Riverside walk, undulations, tree roots then returning by road climbing to a view point back to Peebles.

C. The Tweed Walk to Lyne (Distance 11 km/7 miles)
Riverside walk. Undulations, tree roots to Lyne. Returning same way or by Sware circuit view point.

D. Innerleithen to Peebles (Distance 11 km/7 miles)
The route is on the surfaced dismantled railway passing Cardrona. This is hard surfaced almost flat walk. Bring your bus pass.

* Names to the office from Monday 28th May. Cost £6.40

In 2018 Network members enjoyed a variety of trips:

March 2018 – Men’s Group visit to Dunfermline Heritage Quarter
April 2018 – Splendours of the Subcontinent at the Queen’s Gallery
May 2018 – Day trip to Culzean Castle
June 2018 – Day trip to Peebles


Diary Dates

Members Meetings:

Saturday 18th August
Saturday 15th September
Saturday 17th November

Thrift Shop

Wednesday 15th August to Wednesday 22nd August.

Craft Fayre

Saturday 20th October.

WW1 Commemorative Event

Friday 9th November.

Network Choir Carol Concert

Thursday 13th December.

Christmas Party

Saturday 15th December.

Get in Touch

Tel: 01506-635510
Email: wlothian50plus@btconnect.com
Facebook: @westlothian50plusnetwork