Holiday rentals and lodges for sale in Lothian.
With Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh in the centre, The Lothains offer miles of coastline and lush countryside to explore. There are many castles here including Tantallon Castle in North Berwick, Blackness Castle near Linlithgow, not forgetting Edinburgh Castle itself to the magnificent Arniston Stately Home in Gorebridge.
Take a stroll along Portobello's beach in Edinburgh, and while you are there, The National Museum of Scotland is worth a visit. On the outskirts of the city you’ll find Pentland Hills Regional Park and for some typical countryside wildlife, Polkemmet Country Parkand. The Royal Yacht Britannia is a must at Ocean Terminal, 15 minutes' drive from Edinburgh city centre.
For adventure lovers, try a bit of rock climbing at Arthur's Seat or by bike, the 15-mile circular North Esk Cycle Loop.
Fast Fact! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, from Edinburgh, based Sherlock Holmes on Professor Joseph Bell, President of the Royal College of Surgeons at that time.