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Gullane Golf Club (No 3) [Golf Course]

West Links Road, Gullane

Gullane Golf Club (No 3), West Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian

Gullane 3 is the shortest of the three courses – 5,252 yards, par 68, and the least expensive, two-thirds the price of Gullane 1. But it has all the characteristics of its big brother – and the No 2 course – although the rough is probably less... more

Luffness New Golf Club [Golf Course]

Aberlady

Luffness New Golf Club, Aberlady, East Lothian

Luffness New is located on the A198 just past Aberlady heading east. The course, originally designed by Old Tom Morris, dates from 1894 despite the 'new' in the title. Luffness is a challenging traditional links course measuring 6,502 yds with a par... more

Newhailes [Historic House]

Newhailes Road, Musselburgh

Newhailes, Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian


Discover the secrets of this Beautiful Scottish Mansion Newhailes is a fine late 17th century house with impressive 18th century additions. The house was built in 1686 and bought by Sir David Dalrymple, of the legal and political... more

Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers [Golf Course]

Duncur Road, Muirfield, Gullane

Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Duncur Road, Gullane, East Lothian

Muirfield, home to The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, on the East Lothian coast is a regular Open venue and one of the toughest links in Britain. Old Tom Morris, Harry Colt and Tom Simpson all had an input into the lay-out of the world’s... more

National Museum of Flight [Museum / Art Gallery]

East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune, East Lothian

Whether you are keen to see how the jet set went about their business supersonically or prefer getting to grips with the finer mechanisms of an RAF Nimrod, the National Museum of Flight based at historic East Fortune Airfield, sates all your aerial... more

Gullane Golf Club (No 1) [Golf Course]

West Links Road, Gullane

Gullane Golf Club (No 1), West Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian

No 1, the prime course of the three at Gullane, spanning 6,466 yards, par71, was designed by Willie Park in 1884, although golf was played over the spectacular stretch of the rugged East Lothian coast alongside the Firth of Forth from 1650. The views... more

North Berwick Golf Club [Golf Course]

New Club House, Beach Road, North Berwick

North Berwick Golf Club, New Club House, North Berwick, East Lothian

North Berwick dominates the town, stretching above the beach on the Firth of Forth offering exquisite sea views across to Craigleith Island and Bass Rock. The 13th oldest golf club and the second oldest course in the world still playing over its... more

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club [Golf Course]

Prestongrange House, Prestonpans

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club, Prestongrange House, Prestonpans, East Lothian

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club simply oozes history as the fifth oldest in the world situated at the start of the famous stretch of golf courses on the East Lothian coast to the east of Musselburgh. A tight parkland course with several dog-leg holes... more

Glen Golf Club [Golf Course]

East Links, Tantallon Terrace, North Berwick

Glen Golf Club, East Links, North Berwick, East Lothian

The sounds of the sea and birds follow you as the course snakes around a spectacular coastline overlooking the Firth of Forth and Bass Rock, one of the world's largest bird sanctuaries, on the Edinburgh Golf Coast, at North Berwick. The sea borders... more

Inveresk Lodge Garden [Garden]

24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh

Inveresk Lodge Garden, 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh, East Lothian


Explore the Beauty of Nature at Inveresk Lodge Inveresk Lodge, a hillside garden with stone walls and many unusual plants alongside carefully cultivated herbaceous borders, shrubs and old roses. The Edwardian conservatory and aviary... more

Gullane Golf Club (No 2) [Golf Course]

West Links Road, Gullane

Gullane Golf Club (No 2), West Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian

Gullane Hill is home to three outstanding courses built in 1898 and constructed on and around the mini-mountain. Gullane No 2 runs alongside No 1 - the acknowledged championship and Open qualifying course - for the first seven holes and also borders... more

Dunbar Golf Club [Golf Course]

East Links, Dunbar

Dunbar Golf Club, East Links, Dunbar, East Lothian

Dunbar East Links is situated on the estuary of the Firth of Forthc – a mixture inland turf and links on a slither of land along the coast. The Old Deer Park wall spans the course, the ninth features the Barns Ness lighthouse and a ruined building... more

Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club [Golf Course]

Kirknewton

Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, East Lothian

Dalmahoy, a James Braid design in the 1920s adjacent to an 18th century manor house, now a Marriott hotel, boasts an East and West course in a parkland and moorland setting of1,000 acres. The East, 6,800 yards par 73, hosted the Solheim Cup won for... more

Crail Golfing Society [Golf Course]

Balcomie Clubhouse, Crail

Crail Golfing Society, Balcomie Clubhouse, Crail, Fife

Crail's Balcomie Links is set along the Fife coastline and several holes run alongside the sea and and rocky outcrops of the Firth foreshore which come into play at the second, fourth and fifth - ominously called Hell's Hole - where you must make up... more

Kingsbarns Golf Links [Golf Course]

Kingsbarns, St Andrews

Kingsbarns Golf Links, Kingsbarns, St Andrews, Fife

Located just seven miles south-east of St Andrews Kingsbarns is a must-play seaside links course which regularly features in top 100 golf courses rankings in the world. Designed by Kyle Phillips, the golf course opened in 2000 and is set in an... more

Inveresk Lodge Garden [Garden]

24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh

Inveresk Lodge Garden, 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh, East Lothian


Explore the Beauty of Nature at Inveresk Lodge Inveresk Lodge, a hillside garden with stone walls and many unusual plants alongside carefully cultivated herbaceous borders, shrubs and old roses. The Edwardian conservatory and aviary... more

Thirlestane Castle [Historic House]

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

Thirlestane Castle, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scottish Borders

Nestling in the gentle Scottish Borders hills, with its rose-pink sandstone and fairytale turrets, Thirlestane Castle is one of the oldest and finest inhabited castles in Scotland. This magnificent castle has held a key strategic role in the military... more

Lundin Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Road, Lundin Links, Leven

Lundin Golf Club, Golf Road, Leven, Fife

Lundin has everything you'd expect from a links course - blind shots, loads of bunkers, out-of-bounds, great greens -and wind. There are several memorable holes on the 6,371-yard par 71 layout, notably three in a row alongside the beach starting at... more

Newhailes [Historic House]

Newhailes Road, Musselburgh

Newhailes, Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian


Discover the secrets of this Beautiful Scottish Mansion Newhailes is a fine late 17th century house with impressive 18th century additions. The house was built in 1686 and bought by Sir David Dalrymple, of the legal and political... more

Leven Links Golf Course [Golf Course]

The Promenade, Leven

Leven Links Golf Course, The Promenade, Leven, Fife

Leven has been used as a final qualifying venue for the Open Championship at St Andrews and is a true seaside course. The older part of the Links has been described as one of the best stands of Bent and Fescue in Scotland. Originally nine holes it... more

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park [Historic House]

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders

Paxton House is one of the finest 18th century Palladian country houses in Britain, built to the design of John Adam with a Regency extension by Robert Reid. The twelve period rooms feature Adam interiors, a fine collection of Chippendale and Trotter... more

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders

Paxton House is one of the finest 18th century Palladian country houses in Britain, built to the design of John Adam with a Regency extension by Robert Reid. The twelve period rooms feature Adam interiors, a fine collection of Chippendale and Trotter... more

Fairmont St Andrews [Spa]

St Andrews

Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife

At St Andrews Bay Spa, the 12 luxurious treatment rooms offer you a haven so you can relax and be truly pampered, while enjoying one of the sublime treatments leaving you completely rejuvenated and ready to face what lies ahead. Should you wish to... more

Fairmont St Andrews [Golf Course]

St Andrews

Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife

The 520-acre five star Fairmont St Andrews resort with its lavish and stunning surroundings, peaceful setting with spectacular cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea boasts two championship 18 hole golf courses ‘The Torrance’ and ‘The... more

Aqueous Spa [Spa]

Dalhousie Castle, Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh

Aqueous Spa, Dalhousie Castle, Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian

The spa at Dalhousie Castle is renowned for recreating the hydro spa, the first of its kind in Scotland, by combining relaxing and therapeutic Spa treatments with the invigorating and rejuvenating hydro facilities. Designed to reduce stress and... more

Mellerstain House & Gardens [Historic House]

Gordon

Mellerstain House & Gardens, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Mellerstain House and Gardens sits in the heart of the Scottish Borders and is a unique example of William and Robert Adam design, presenting a complete picture as it would have been some 240 years ago. There are fabulous collections of fine art... more

Mellerstain House & Gardens [Garden]

Gordon

Mellerstain House & Gardens, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Mellerstain's acres of beautiful parkland were first laid out in 1725 by William Adam. The formal gardens we enjoy today were designed by Sir Reginald Blomfied in 1910, in an Italian style sympathetic to the 18th century layout. Situated to the... more

The Queen´s Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

The Queen´s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Visit one of Scotlands Finest Galleries The Queen´s Gallery, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Exhibitions in 2006 include: Unfolding Pictures: Fans in the Royal Collection (9 Dec to 29 May 2006).... more

Our Dynamic Earth [Attraction / Activity]

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Dedicated to the forces of nature, Our Dynamic Earth’s setting in Edinburgh, beneath the volcanic rock formation known as Arthur’s Seat, couldn’t be more appropriate. You’ll journey across the planet, experiencing a simulation of The Big Bang, a trek... more

St Andrews Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, St Andrews, Fife

St Andrews Museum is in Kinburn House and tells the story of St Andrews from the Bronze Age to the present day. Displays include archaeology, banners, pilgrim badges and paintings. There is also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions held... more

Museum of Childhood [Museum / Art Gallery]

42 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Museum of Childhood, opened in 1955, was the dream of a local councillor, Patrick Murray. It is a unique treasure house dedicated to children and crammed full of memories of childhood past and present and spread over five floors. Many of the... more

Kirkcaldy Galleries [Museum / Art Gallery]

War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy Galleries, War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, Fife

A hub for culture and arts in the Kirkcaldy area, the Kirkcaldy Galleries features a museum, art gallery, library, family history room and lovely café overlooking the war memorial gardens in the town. Thanks to a £2.5 million revamp that has included... more

Talbot Rice Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh. Established in 1975, it is named after David Talbot Rice, Professor of Fine Art (1934-1972). Talbot Rice Gallery is one of Scotland´s leading public galleries of... more

Scotsman Spa & Health Club [Spa]

The Scotsman Hotel, 1 Market Street, Edinburgh

Scotsman Spa & Health Club, The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Scotsman Spa & Health Club offers Scotland's first stainless steel swimming pool, a spa pool, sauna, steam room, tropicarium and 7 treatment rooms. Ease your stresses and strains, relieve fatigue, reduce stress and soothe your tired muscles. The... more

Kohler Waters Spa [Spa]

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Old Station Road, St Andrews

Kohler Waters Spa, Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St Andrews, Fife

It's probable that even unseasoned spa goers will have heard of Kohler Waters at The Old Course Hotel in Scotland. A behemoth of a spa in terms of size and reputation, it's a world-class wellbeing destination which adheres to the original meaning of... more

National Museum of Scotland [Museum / Art Gallery]

Chambers Street, Edinburgh

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

From Japanese theatre prints to the hunt for the Higgs-bosun particle, there’s no shortage of fascinating rolling exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland. Here you can learn more about the natural world, understand international cultures,... more

City Art Centre [Museum / Art Gallery]

2 Market Street, Edinburgh

City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

If you plan to visit Edinburgh or are a resident in this beautiful old city, the City Art Centre near Waverley Railway Station is a great way to orientate yourself with the artistic history and heritage of the Scottish capital. With a massive... more

Scottish National Portrait Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in one of Edinburgh most remarkable buildings Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the... more

G&V Spa [Spa]

G&V Royal Mile Hotel, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

G&V Spa, G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

From the ultimate in deep cleansing facials from renowned specialists Eve Lom to the Natura Bisse rejuvenating diamond lifting facial using botanical and marine extracts, the spa at the G&V Spa does not do things by halves. Treatments, and there... more

The Writers' Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

The Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal... more

Scottish National Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Mound, Edinburgh

Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore one of Britain's Finest Galleries The National Gallery of Scotland was opened in 1859, and houses Scotland´s greatest collection of European paintings, drawings and prints dating from the early Renaissance to the late 19th... more

St Andrews Links (Jubilee) [Golf Course]

Pilmour House, St Andrews

St Andrews Links (Jubilee), Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife

The Jubilee opened in 1897 to celebrate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, is set on a sliver of land between the New Course and the sea. Has all the exacting and dramatic characteristics of the other St Andrews links, going out alongside the Eden... more

St Andrews Links (Castle) [Golf Course]

Pilmour House, St Andrews

St Andrews Links (Castle), Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife

The Castle Course is the seventh course to join St Andrews portfolio. Open to the public and ready for play in 2008. The course was designed by David McLay Kidd on a site closely connected with St Andrews for many hundreds of years. St Andrews town... more

St Andrews Links (Eden) [Golf Course]

Pilmour House, St Andrews

St Andrews Links (Eden), Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife

The Eden, a par 70, 6,195-yard lay-out running along the Eden Estuary, was the fourth course constructed at St Andrews in 1914 by Harry Colt. Easier than the other three links courses that are closer to the sea over the same stretch of land, it... more

St Andrews Links (Old) [Golf Course]

Pilmour House, St Andrews

St Andrews Links (Old), Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife

The Old course is the oldest and most famous stretch of golfing links in the world, running from the main street of old grey town, 6,721 yards, par 72. Some narrow fairways, clusters of gorse bushes, many in the firing line, 112 bunkers, all named... more

St Andrews Links (New) [Golf Course]

Pilmour House, St Andrews

St Andrews Links (New), Pilmour House, St Andrews, Fife

The New, the second St Andrews course opened in 1895 and designed by ‘Old’ Tom Morris and David Honeyman over 6,625 yards, par 71, is situated adjacent to the Old Course on the sea side. Built on the same type of sandy soil, there are many... more

Royal Botanic Garden [Garden]

Inverleith Row, Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Visit Scotland's Premier Garden The Royal Botanic Garden, known locally as the `Botanics´, was established way back in 1670 and is Scotland´s premier garden. Tender plants are an important part of the Living Collections and the... more

National War Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The National War Museum in Edinburgh is simply unmissable for those with an interest in Scottish soldiers through history. Within the magical setting of the city’s grand, foreboding castle, you’ll hear accounts of glorious victory and miserable... more

Edinburgh Castle [Attraction / Activity]

Castlehill, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle pretty much ticks every box of what a child imagines a castle to look like. Perched grandly on Castle Rock, its powerful, brooding presence can be seen and felt wherever you are in the city and it rightly commands respect as the most... more

Edinburgh Castle [Historic House]

Castlehill, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle is famous worldwide as an icon of Scotland. Once the home of kings and queens it is now the country´s premier visitor attraction. It boasts a magnificent Great Hall, with an ornate ceiling and fine collection of weapons, plus... more

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