Gateside at Faside Estate

Self Catering

Faside Castle nr Edinburgh, Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 2LE

    Faside Castle overlooks the Firth of Forth and is approximately ten miles east of Edinburgh city centre. A 17th Century barn which sits to the south of the castle has been converted to form self catering accommodation with panoramic views.

    A 17th century barn which sits to the north of the castle has been converted to form self catering accommodation with panoramic views. Gateside is a mid terraced barn conversion within the grounds of Fa'side Estate. The stone barn was previously used for agricultural storage before being converted in 1996. Within the shared grounds there is almost an acre of woodland a quarter of a century old and a small woodland pond. There is a shared barbecue area and picnic bench for enjoyable summer afternoons and evenings. The gardens are surrounded by a beech hedge and have a small orchard where you will often find our Black Rock chickens. There is ample parking space adjacent to the property.

    The ground floor accommodation comprises a double and a twin bedroom with wardrobes and a family bathroom with bath and over bath shower. The floors throughout this level are of beautiful Mexican terracotta and reclaimed wood flooring is used on the upper level.

    Upstairs is a large open plan living area with a kitchen comprising of electric cooker/hob; fridge; microwave; ample storage and all mod cons. There is also a washing machine with integral dryer. There is a dining table which seats 4, perfect for enjoying your evening meals.

    The focal point of the living area is the full height window which boasts stunning panoramic views at all times of day and through all the seasons. From here you can see the Forth Rail Bridge, Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, the coast of Fife and on a really clear day over to the Lomond Hills.

    Wallyford station is only 3 miles away with free parking and the train takes 11 minutes to get to Waverley Station, right in the heart of Edinburgh.

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    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £135.00 per unit per night

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Farm


    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Fax/Email Facilities


    • Rural Location
    • Remote Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Sea/Loch View


    • Parking
    • Park and Ride
    • Cycle Rack
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles


    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Fridge
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine
    • Drying Facilities
    • Gas Cooker
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Telephone
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    From A1 about 10 miles south of Edinburgh take the turning signposted Wallyford/Dalkeith. Turn towards Dalkeith. Within a few hundred yards take 1st left up single track country lane opposite the signpost for the A1. Ignoring the turn off to the left half a mile on, continue on main lane for 1.5 miles. Fa'side Castle will be visible near the top of the hill.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Take train to Wallyford or Prestonpans (11 minutes on the North Berwick line) then a taxi for approximately three miles.

    Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh Waverley take North Berwick line train to Wallyford or Prestonpans (approx. 11 minutes) then take a taxi for three miles.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport take the City ByPass. At Old Craighall roundabout take the A1 towards Berwick. Take first exit, signposted Wallyford/Dalkeith. Turn right towards Dalkeith. Take 1st left up single track lane. Ignore turning bout half a mile up lane. Remain on main lane. Fa'side Castle is situated at the top of the hill 1.5 miles on.

    Getting there by ferry:- Take ferry to Rosyth. Cross Forth Road Bridge heading for Edinburgh and follow the Edinburgh City Bypass south. At Old Craighall roundabout take A1 towards Berwick. Take first exit to Wallyford/Dalkeith. Turn right towards Dalkeith then take 1st left up single track country lane. Fa'side Castle is situated 1.5 miles on up the main lane at the top of the hill.


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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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