Edinburgh & The Lothians
Forth Bridges, South Queensferry

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Edinburgh & The Lothians

Made up of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian, Edinburgh & The Lothians is a compact area with plenty of hidden gems to discover.

You can now travel short distances of around 5 miles to enjoy the outdoors and exercise in Scotland, to use public spaces for recreational purposes such as sitting to soak up the sun (where possible!), and to meet up with one other household in small numbers. Please remember to maintain physical distancing of 2 metres at all times, both indoors and outdoors.

The following activities are also now possible, following the above advice, during Phase 1: cycling, fishing, horse riding, golf, walking, hiking and watersports.

Edinburgh & The Lothians Travel Information

How to get to Edinburgh & The Lothians

With an extensive network of road and rail routes, and Edinburgh Airport in the heart of the region, travel to Edinburgh & The Lothians is quick and convenient from every corner of the world.

How to get around Edinburgh & The Lothians

Edinburgh is a compact city and the Lothians are well connected with road and rail links, which makes exploring easy. You can get around the city centre on foot, by bike, by tram or use the extensive bus network, while the surrounding towns and villages in the Lothians are connected by regular bus and rail links. There are also several park and ride services, or you can hail a taxi.

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