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  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Aberlady

    Located by the Firth of Forth in East Lothian, Scotland, the charming historic village of Aberlady has a sense of tranquility about it which makes it very appealing to travelers wanting to take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern city living. Designated as Britain’s first Local Nature Reserve in 1952, Aberlady Bay is not only scenic, but is considered to be significant for its ...

  • Golf Courses

    Archerfield Golf Links

    Archerfield is a magnificent estate developed between Gullane and North Berwick in a very picturesque part of East Lothian. It offers magnificent views of Fidra Island and the Fife coastline. Set on five hundred acres with an exclusive club, it offers an experience quite unlike any other in Scotland.

  • Golf Courses

    Luffness

    Luffness New Golf Club is probably the oldest new course in the world. It was created in 1894 by Tom Morris. The original Luffness Links were on the west of the present course. Some members from the original club broke away to form the Luffness New Golf Club. The course includes nine original holes from Luffness Old Club founded in 1867.

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Rosewell

    If you happen to be traveling between Loanhead and Penicuik you might try making a turn at the small mining village of Rosewell. Situated just 3 miles north east of Penicuik, the village was established in the last half of the 19th century as a place where the men mining Whitehill Colliery could stay with their families. Over the years it has grown into a truly charming little village with a ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    East Linton

    The River Tyne has long enabled a succession of mills to operate through a supply of water-generated power. The most prominent of these mills is the Preston Mill that is located just north east of the village of East Linton. The history of the town and the mill have long been intertwined. Today the town serves as the perfect place to stay when making a visit to this ancient mill. The Preston ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Dunbar

    Dunbar in Scotland lies on the southeast coast just 30 miles east of Edinburgh. The Gaelic pronunciation of the name is ‘Dun Barra’ and the town has a long and interesting history. In fact, it is presumed that the area was home to a fairly large settlement before our common era. The settlement was known as the Kingdom of Northumbria. Whether that is entirely true or not, what is known is ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Cramond

    As you stand gazing at this quaint village on the River Almond on the eastern side entering the Firth of Forth, you will notice the natural harbor as well as the older houses that lie along the wharf. You may wonder about its past and how it came to be as it is seen and known today: as the principle suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is a wonder to find out that the little village of Cramond ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Newhaven

    Head down to Edinburgh's coast in Scotland and discover the tiny fishing village of Newhaven. You will marvel at this little village steeped in culture, history and beauty. The fisherman's harbor has a lovely white lighthouse which is a wonderful spot to watch the sun setting. Its absolutely stunning.

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Whitburn

    Whitburn is a quaint town located in West Lothian. Home to some 12,000 people, it has retained its historical feel and is an intriguing destination to visit. Standing proudly along the Almond River, Whitburn of Scotland offers numerous sights and activities to visitors who are spending some time in the town.

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Stenton

    Stenton, which means Stone town, is a beautiful village found in the East Lothian district, in Scotland. Stenton is not far from towns like Dunbar and East Linton, which are just a couple of kilometers away. This picturesque village has all the basic facilities like shops, post office and a primary school used by the residents here, including a bowling green.