Edinburgh Castle

..."Really enjoyed ourselves, thanks Margot, for your local knowledge- the chapel was gorgeous and access to Edinburgh was easy."

LTB, Birmingham

Within 20 miles of Hunter Holiday cottages you can find a whole host of things to do and see. These include:

The City of Edinburgh

World class shopping and theatre
Edinburgh Castle
Holyrood Palace
Royal Yacht Britannia
Heritage museums, Museum of Childhood, People’s Museum in the Highstreet
For more information on what’s on in the City have a look at the Edinburgh tourist board website.

Edinburgh has many exciting festivals throughout the year.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh Book Festival
Edinburgh Film Festival

For information on what’s on have a look at The List.

Midlothian, East Lothian and the Scottish borders

Rosslyn Chapel and Rosslyn glen are just 5 minutes drive from the cottages
Scottish Borders with the Borders’ woollen mills,
Nature reserves,
the Pentland Hills Regional Park
Hill walking
Miles of beautiful coastline
Bird watching, Seabird Centre at North Berwick
Whisky Distilleries Glenkinchie, The home of the Edinburgh Malt
Bird of Prey centre at Dalhousie Castle
Butterfly world

More information on the area can be found on the Midlothian website.

Activities

Golf courses
Try the golf course on your doorstep Whitehill House tel: 0131 440 0594
also local to us are the Melville Golf centre and Kings acre golf course
River, loch and sea fishing
Try your luck at our local fishery Rosslynlee trout fishery
Horse riding
bridal ways
British Horse Society Riding trails
Europe’s longest dry ski slope at Hillend
Leisure centres and swimming pools
Mountain biking
7 stanes Glentress and Innerleithen mountain bike trails
cycle routes
Adventure
Adventure playgound

Places to Eat

For places to eat and drink in and around Edinburgh its best to consult The List Food and Drink Guide
Here is a list of good local restaurants to try
The Howgate tel: 01968 670000
The Original Inn tel: 0131 440 2384
The Sun Inn tel: 0131 663 2456
Papermill - Laswade tel: 0131 663 1412

Getting around

We have a very good Bus service from Rosewell straight into Edinburgh, for more information go to Lothian buses or First buses
The Local taxi number is 0131 440 3733

Romantic Wedding venues

Dalhousie Castle tel: 01875 820 153
Oxenfoord Castle tel: 01875 320 844
Borthwick Castle tel: 01875 820 513
Glencourse House tel: 01968 676 406

Genealogy

Genealogy www.scotsgenealogy.com

Other links

We are listed on Lovetoescape who also have a great range of Bed and Breakfasts including B&Bs in Coast of Scotland and Lake District Bed and Breakfasts .

We are listed on Lovetoescape who also have a great range of Bed and Breakfasts including B&Bs in Near Edinburgh and Lake District Bed and Breakfasts .

Hunter Holiday Cottages

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