Things to do in Edinburgh and The Lothians
Museums & Galleries
NATIONAL MINING MUSEUM SCOTLAND
Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, EH22 4QN
Welcome to National Mining Museum, a 5 Star visitor attraction and great day out for all the family, at one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian colliery in Europe, the Lady Victoria Colliery at Newtongrange, just 9-miles south of Edinb...
THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE
43 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
The Scottish Storytelling Centre is a vibrant arts venue with a year round programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops and family events. It's also home to two festivals: TradFest, (Spring), and the Scottish Internationa...
SHOOTING (Clay Shooting - national)
MORTON CLAY SHOOTING
Morton Road, Midcalder, West Lothian, EH53 0JT
Morton Clay Targets is a custom built clay target shooting ground, set in Dalmahoy Estate. The MCT Club caters to everyone from the new/occasional shotgun user to the most experienced competition/tournament shooters. Open shooting is alway...
Pencaitland, Tranent, Edinburgh, East Lothian, EH34 5ET
From the rich agricultural countryside of East Lothian comes Glenkinchie, the Classic Malt of the Lowlands. As the distillery is so close to the Capital, it is known as The Edinburgh Malt. Experience a real taste of Scotland and have a chance to s...
GORGIE CITY FARM
51 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2LA
This child-friendly attraction is billed as "a breath of the countryside in the heart of the city". There is a pet lodge and loads of friendly farm animals for you to meet including goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and tortoises. Bring your ...
23 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1BP
Established in 1977 as Edinburgh’s specialist photographic centre, STILLS is now recognised as one of Scotland’s leading centres for research, production and exhibition of contemporary art inspired by existing and emerging technologies.
EDINBURGH & LASSWADE RIDING CENTRE
Kevock Road, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18 1HX
A friendly riding centre based just outside the City of Edinburgh, around 20 minutes from the city centre. There are approximately 50 horses for the riding school ranging from little Shetlands for the tinies up to 17 hh. With both indoor a...
Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NG
A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and home of the famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Edinburgh Castle has dominated the skyline for centuries and is part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. The powerfu...
Stately Homes & Gardens
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH
20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5LR
Welcome to the four remarkable Gardens of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Together they represent one of the world’s largest living collections of plants. Scotland's premier garden displays plant treasures from around the globe in its seve...
PRESTONFIELD GOLF CLUB
6 Priestfield Road North, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH16 5HS
Set in beautiful parkland in the heart of Scotland's capital city, a mere one and a half miles from the bustle of Princes Street. The 18-hole course is a testing par 70 of 6207 yards whose two par 5s are very long but its par 3 is quite short by t...