The John Muir Way has received a boost that will benefit local businesses and tourist destinations across Scotland’s central belt.
Funding has been secured for a two-year marketing initiative dedicated to attracting more walkers and cyclists to the iconic coast to coast route. A key focus will be to collaborate with businesses along the route, with a view to promoting them as a part of the John Muir Way experience.
We have already received valuable feedback to the proposed enhancements for East Calder Park but would like to extend the survey completion deadline to 31 May 2018. If you previously completed a survey by 5 March then there is no need to do so again; your comments have already been recorded and considered.
A West Lothian park is set to receive path upgrades and a new landscaped area thanks to a £50,000 grant.
The money will be used to improve access routes, provide new seating and create a new central landscaped area in Balbardie Park of Peace, off Torphichen Road in Bathgate.