MusselburghUnited Kingdom

Explore relaxing Musselburgh: its gardens, castle, golf and more!

Discover the historic area of Musselburgh—gardens, restaurants and top sights like Musselburgh Racecourse.

Where to stay in Musselburgh

Newcraighall, Musselburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Newcraighall

Newcraighall might not have many top sights, but Musselburgh Racecourse and Portobello Beach are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Newcraighall

Top hotels in Musselburgh

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
4 out of 5
East Lothian, Musselburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £165 per night

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Dalkeith Country Park and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Musselburgh Racecourse. Vogrie Country Park and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (514 reviews)
Serene

"A beautiful, serene castle with parts dating back to 1480, with wonderful common spaces where one can relax or work. Suite rooms are beautiful. Excellent walks through the grounds and beyond starting right from the castle, friendly service, and a good restaurant on-site (Campaign Bistro, see separate ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
Arden House
Arden House
3.5 out of 5
26 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, Scotland
The price is £92 per night

Situated in Musselburgh, this golf guesthouse is within 9 mi (15 km) of Palace of Holyroodhouse, Dalkeith Country Park and Arthur's Seat. Princes Street Gardens ...

5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)

"Thank you for enjoyable first visit to Musselburgh. We had a great stay, and much appreciated the option of early check in and late check out. East Coast restaurant recommendation for dinner was excellent too."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Arden House
Ravelston House
Ravelston House
3 out of 5
182 North High Street, Musselburgh, Scotland
The price is £75 per night

Situated on the beach, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Musselburgh Racecourse, Queen Margaret University and Portobello Beach. Royal Mile and Palace of ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)

"Very nice Good modern clean rooms and shower good Food amazing and on Wednesday half price mains. Breakfast great and people/staff"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Ravelston House

Popular places to visit in Musselburgh

Morrisons Haven
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Morrisons Haven

Explore the waterfront in Musselburgh with a trip to Morrisons Haven. Discover the lively festivals in this walkable area or seek out the local tours.

Musselburgh Sands
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Musselburgh Sands

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Musselburgh Sands during your trip to Edinburgh?

Fisherrow Sands
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Fisherrow Sands

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Fisherrow Sands during your trip to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Castle

4.5/5(1,009 reviews)

Fortress, palace and repository of the crown jewels, this landmark overlooking the city has played a crucial role in Scottish history.

Royal Mile
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Royal Mile

4.5/5(575 reviews)

Explore this area in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town to find ancient buildings, historic relics, shops, museums and range of dining options.

University of Edinburgh
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University of Edinburgh

4.5/5(233 reviews)

The campus of Edinburgh's venerable educational institution is spread seamlessly around the architecture of the city and opens to the public during year-round events.

Top things to do in Musselburgh

Glen Coe, Loch Ness & the Scottish Highlands Full-Day Tour
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Glen Coe, Loch Ness & the Scottish Highlands Full-Day Tour

£45
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Aspire Lounge by Servisair at Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
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Aspire Lounge by Servisair at Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

£27
Per adult
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Dining with Priority Seating
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Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Dining with Priority Seating

£19
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park Tour
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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park Tour

£36
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Loch Ness Explorer Full-Day Tour with Packed Lunch
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Loch Ness Explorer Full-Day Tour with Packed Lunch

£48
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Whisky tasting tour
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Whisky tasting tour

£83
Per adult

Reviews of Musselburgh

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

24 Oct 2019

Known as The Honest Town, clean, historic, friendly locals and a lovely harbour area.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

12 Oct 2019

Nice town, reasonable amount of shops and lovely river walks

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

25 Sep 2019

There is an ice cream shop in town centre always busy, well worth a visit.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

10 Jun 2019

There is no taxi rank at the train station. 3min walk to a bus stop which took us straight into town outside the hotel in no more than 10 minutes. Local couple helped with bus and driver was amazing. Went into Edinburgh by cab approx £20

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

7 May 2019

Musselburgh is a relatively quiet coastal town. There are a number of shop , restaurants, pubs. Good location as a base for exploring area.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

20 Mar 2019

Excellent access to Edinburgh city centre, couple of local good eateries

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