West Calder Tourism

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West Calder (Scots: Wast Cauder, Gaelic: Calder an Iar) is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, located 4 miles west of Livingston. The town was an important centre for the oil shale economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries. West Calder has its own railway station. The surrounding villages that take the towns name in their address; Polbeth, Addiewell, Loganlee, Harburn and Westwood outline the area that this town encompasses and they all have played an important part in the history of the town as well as West Lothian. It is also the most northerly centre of the Dogs Trust, closely followed by the new centre at Glasgow. The town is a 10-minute drive from Livingston, which is host to two large shopping centres.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for West Calder in United Kingdom. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore West Calder like a local. West Calder is located at a short trip away from Edinburgh a major city in United Kingdom. Attractions in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. To explore West Calder, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for West Calder*

  • Pollution Statistics in West Calder

    Know the pollution level of West Calder before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.07 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 3.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.95 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.77 (Very Low)
  • West Calder: Crime and Safety

    How safe is West Calder for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in West Calder.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.41 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.49 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.51 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.1 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.18 (Low)
    • Drug offense 42.35 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.47 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.99 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.41 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.15 (Moderate)
  • Living in West Calder - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of West Calder is 195.27 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.97 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.23 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.77 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.46 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.78 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.24 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.33 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in West Calder

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in West Calder

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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