With a distinctive street layout and a wealth of ancient monuments to visit, Edinburgh is a place where history truly comes to life. It is also a vibrant capital city full of stylish restaurants, shops, festivals and museums. Make the most of your stay in Edinburgh by choosing a great hotel with Expedia.Many travellers visit Scotland to experience the country’s unique landscape and a trip to the Scottish capital will accommodate this. Nearby East Lothian is a fantastic place to stay within easy reach of the city. Sometimes nicknamed ‘The Garden of Scotland’ East Lothian is brimming with nature walks, golf courses, spa resorts and stunning sea views.
The Garden of Scotland
For impressive walks on Edinburgh’s doorstep, visit Aberlady Bay Nature Reserve on the shoreline near the Firth of Forth. In this peaceful setting you will experience Scotland’s abundant coastal flora and fauna, both at dawn and dusk. There are plenty of hotels nearby to suit early-risers.
For those who like to swing a golf club while they get to grips with nature, East Lothian has a wealth of reputable golf courses. There are dozens of places to play golf and around Edinburgh including Muirfield, which is occasionally home to The Open - now that’s golfing pedigree!
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