Eskbank is a settlement in Dalkeith, Midlothian, located to the south of Edinburgh.
It is home to Eskbank Station, one of the stops on the Borders Railway train line.
You’ll find plenty of things to see and do near Eskbank in the Explore More section below, such as Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World, which is the perfect place for young explorers to learn about the natural world, Dalkeith Country Park, which boasts plenty of paths for a leisurely walk or bike ride amongst Ancient oaks, and Newbattle Abbey, where you can take a tour of this former Cistercian monastery and discover more about its 900 year history.
You’ll also find several beautiful golf courses nearby to practice your swing on, including Newbattle Golf Course, Broomieknowe Golf Course and Kings Acre Golf Course, or you could go cycling along the Penicuik to Dalkeith Walkway (also part of the National Cycle Network Route 196) to visit charming towns such as Bonnyrigg and Rosewell. You could even stop for a delicious picnic in beautiful surroundings, including sites at Roslin Glen and Rosewell.