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.

Map of Edinburgh & The Lothians

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Dalkeith

Towns & Villages
Dalkeith is a small town south-east of Edinburgh.

Dunbar

Towns & Villages
Dunbar is a pleasant town on the North Sea coast of East Lothian, about 30 miles east of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh - City Centre

City
Central Edinburgh has two distinct parts, divided by Princes Street, which runs roughly east-west under the shadow of Castle Rock.

Haddington

Towns & Villages
Haddington is a genteel, orderly town set amongst agricultural country in East Lothian.

Linlithgow

Towns & Villages
Linlithgow is famous for its Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

Livingston

Towns & Villages
Livingston is a 'New Town' west of Edinburgh.

Musselburgh

Towns & Villages
Musselburgh is a historic town in East Lothian, well known for golf, and its racecourse.

North Berwick

Towns & Villages
North Berwick is a very pleasant seaside town in East Lothian, boasting great beaches and coastal scenery, and the Scottish Seabird Centre.

Penicuik

Towns & Villages
Penicuik in Midlothian is the gateway to both the attractions of its own county and to Edinburgh and the Borders.

South Queensferry

Towns & Villages
Pretty South Queensferry sits on the shore in the shadow of the Forth Bridges.

Edinburgh iCentre

VisitScotland iCentres
Whilst our iCentre network remains closed in line with governmental guidance – should you require information on the locality for future travel, please note that our telephone line (0131 473 3820) is open Mon-Fri 9-5 and our team will be happy to assist. Edinburgh iCentre welcomes you to Scotland. Find us on the High Street, the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital. This one-stop shop helps you make the most of your time, and enhance your trip.

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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