West Linton is a conservation village in the Scottish Borders which lies between the Pentland and Cloich Hills, 20 miles south west of Edinburgh. The Whipman Week with riding, a fairground, dancing and many other events runs in the village 1 – 8 June 2007.
The village was an important centre for stone caring from the 16th century. You can see the marriage stone carving by James Gifford dating from 1660 on a wall in the main street.
The Jubliee clock tower is also in the main street. The statue on the clock tower is a replica of Lady Gifford carved by her husband, the original statue is kept indoors.