You could easily spend 7 days exploring Edinburgh, but did you know that there's actually lots of things to do in the Lothians too? See the magic of distilling first-hand, take a tour with a former miner, and find out about conservation work to look after seabirds and rescued animals.
Edinburgh sits on the sunny east coast of Scotland and is surrounded by charming smaller towns, green countryside and a beautiful coastline. This 7-day itinerary takes you through all the things to do in East Lothian, West Lothian and Midlothian. However long you're staying, you can pick and mix your favourite ideas from this Edinburgh itinerary for your next incredible trip.
The majority of Scotland is now under a temporary lockdown, though some island communities are under level 3 restrictions. Please follow any current restrictions - you might need to save these ideas to try later on a future trip.
Find out what level each area is under and read more about the 5-level Covid-19 restrictions to plan and book ahead when considering a future trip. You can search for businesses that are Good to Go, where they have a Covid-19 risk assessment.