When we had our self catering property in Edinburgh I was frequently asked, was there anywhere I would recommend for a day out. There are lots of places that spring to mind however St Andrews is my home town so I have to be forgiven for being slightly bias.
Abbotsford House nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Scottish Borders is a place of literary significance and historical charm. This idyllic location is famed as the former home of Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland’s most celebrated writers and a literary giant of the 19th century.Read more
A day trip to Culross from Edinburgh is a great choice if you’re looking to explore a charming historic village in Scotland. Culross is located on the northern shore of the Firth of Forth, approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Edinburgh. Culross is also the fictional village of Cranesmuir in the hit Starzs TV series Outlander.Read more
Edinburgh to South Queensferry is a 7 mile walk along the cycle paths of North Edinburgh. The route will take you through Barnton, over the River Almond via the Cramond Brig, through Dalmeny Estate and along the foreshore to South Queensferry.Read more
Rosslyn Chapel is located on the outskirts of the city. It attracts a great many visitors every year. Some prompted to make their trip because they have read about it in Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code” Read more