Linlithgow, located in West Lothian, Scotland. The town has become popular with tourists over the years, particularly as it can be easily accessed via the M8 and M9 motorways as well as the local railway station. There are numerous shopping options in the local area, particularly on the High Street. In addition, there are ample dining and entertainment options located in the local vicinity for visitors to enjoy while in the local area. Visitors will also find there are plenty of accommodation options situated in the local area as well.
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The Scottish town of Linlithgow is located within the area of West Lothian. The town of Linlithgow was once a Royal Burgh. People that are born within the town of Linlithgow are often referred to as Black Bitches. The coats of arms for the town feature a bitch dog that is black in colour and it is chained up to an oak tree. The patron saint of Linlithgow is Saint Michael. The motto for the town is "St Micheal is kind to strangers". The town is twinned within the French area of Guyancourt. West Lothian is twinned with the American area of Grapevine that is located in the American state of Texas.
The town of Linlithgow is located about twenty miles to the west of the city of Edinburgh and it is located on the main route between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Prior to the motorways that are known as the M8 and the M9 and also the construction of Forth Road Bridge the town of Linlithgow was located on the primary road between Edinburgh and Perth. There is a canal system that flows through the town and connects Glasgow an Edinburgh. The closest village to Linlithgow is the village that is known as Blackness and this village once acted as a port within the burgh.
One of the main historic attractions within the town is Linlithgow Palace. Linlithgow Palace was the birthplace for James the fifth and also Mary Queen of the Scots. The Palace is probably one of the oldest remaining structures within the whole of Scotland.
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