With its historic city centre, vibrant atmosphere and diverse range of events, Edinburgh is a fascinating place to stay. Whether you are in the city for a day or have plans to take a longer visit, Expedia will help you find the perfect accommodation.
The Garden of Scotland
For those thinking about enjoying a longer trip to Edinburgh, consider taking a day trip to nearby East Lothian. This peaceful rural area nicknamed the “Garden of Scotland’ is full of pretty seaside villages, nature walks and golf courses. Easily accessible by train, bus or car, it’s a perfect place to take some time out during your stay.
East Lothian Highlights
Many Edinburgh locals enjoy weekends spent in what is regarded as one of Scotland’s prettiest towns, North Berwick. Around a 30 minute train ride from Edinburgh Waverley station, you can enjoy picturesque seaside views, fresh Scottish seafood and learn about wildlife at the Scottish Seabird Centre.
Approximately five miles from North Berwick is the small village of Dirleton. Visitors here will enjoy the 13th Century ruins of Dirleton Castle. This secluded castle offers an insight into how life was lived in the area hundreds of years ago.
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