DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Kinneil House, Museum and Estate are on the western edge of Bo’ness in central Scotland, just off the A904/A993. If you’re travelling from other parts of central Scotland, use the M9 motorway and take the exits to Bo’ness. If you have a satellite navigation device, type in the postcode EH51 0PR to get directions.
RAIL LINKS: The nearest mainline train station is Linlithgow (the next town). Alternatively, visitors to the Bo’ness and Kinneil Steam Railway (run by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society) can visit Kinneil Estate by getting off the train at “Kinneil Halt” (marked as “Kinneil Station” on the map above. It’s a 15-20 minute walk from there up to Kinneil House and Museum.
BUS LINKS: Linlithgow Rail Station and neighbouring towns including Falkirk and Grangemouth have regular bus connections with Bo’ness. Visit Traveline Scotland and use their journey planner to help you find relevant services.
The Bo’ness Community Bus provides direct links between Bo’ness and Blackness and Edinburgh. There are also regular Citylink 909 buses (look for their Edinburgh-Stirling service) which connect Bo’ness with Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport, Grangemouth, Stirling, Cumbernauld and Glasgow.
AIR: Edinburgh Airport is around 13 miles away. The Citylink 909 bus (see above) travels between the airport and Bo’ness. You can also get a taxi to Bo’ness.
Neighbouring attractions include:
- Linlithgow Palace (get directions from the Palace to Kinneil)
- Blackness Castle (get directions from the Castle to Kinneil)
- Bo’ness Motor Museum (get directions from the Motor Museum to Kinneil) and the
- Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway (get directions from Bo’ness Station to Kinneil)
- The historic Bo’ness Hippodrome Cinema (Scotland’s first purpose-built cinema, now re-opened).
INTERACTIVE MAP OF KINNEIL ESTATE
You can add Points of Interest around Kinneil – including accommodation, places to eat and other places to visit – by clicking the Tom Tom link above. This should open up the TomTom Home program on your computer and help you install this add-on. (You need your TomTom connected by USB cable). The Friends of Kinneil takes no responsibility for adding new information to your satellite navigation device. We have made every effort to provide accurate locations but cannot accept any liability for errors.