Midlothian Beaches & Coast

Midlothian coast and beaches

Midlothian is to the South of Edinburgh in Scotland and is famous for the Rosslyn Chapel, endless woods, rolling hills and beautiful valleys.

The Pentland Hills Regional Park is perfect for those wanting long trails and walks. It's just outside Edinburgh but you wouldn't think so as it's still quite wild. Crichton Castle is across the moors and it dates back to the 14th Century overlooking the River Tyne. Rosslyn Chapel is in Roslin Villages and visitors come from all over the world to marvel at its flying buttresses, gargoyles and the vista made famous in the movie 'The Da Vinci Code'.

Midlothian is perfect for fun days out as a family or adventure outings like mountain biking, orienteering and climbing. Fishing, golf, relaxing spas and luxury hotels are plentiful and the history of the area will keep you exploring for days. There are a great range of shops and other activities for adults and children to enjoy like exploring Arniston House, a Palladian style mansion or spend a few hours at the Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World with its own tropical rain forest.

Attractions to see in the area include:

  • National Mining Museum
  • Dalkeith Country Estate
  • Rosslyn Chapel
  • Alba Ballooning
  • Arniston House
  • Cousland Smiddy
  • Crichton Castle
  • Gilmerton Cove
  • Newbattle Abbey
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park
  • Roslin Glen

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