Things to do outside Edinburgh.
Rent a car or hop on a bus to get to Stirling Castle, a magnificent fort that rivals Edinburgh Castle in beauty and significance. Near it is Wallace Monument, which commemorates Sir William Wallace, the 13th century Scottish hero.
Rosslyn Chapel is the mysterious Masonic chapel made famous by the DaVinci code (part of the Tom Hanks movie was filmed here in 2005). Located in the village of Roslin, a short bus ride from Edinburgh, it was founded in 1446 by Sir William St. Clair the third prince of Orkney.
The North Berwick Golf Club is a club steeped in tradition dating from 1832, providing generous hospitality and a testing golf challenge. The course is a traditional links, which like St Andrews, starts and finishes at the clubhouse within the town, having wound its way along the Firth of Forth. There are stunning views over white sandy beaches, islands and across to the hills of the East Neuk of Fife.
If you are looking for great items at modest prices, head to the Livingston Designer Outlet. Located 25 kilometers (16 miles) southwest of Edinburgh, it offers upscale outlet shopping with an impressive collection of 90 designer and name brand outlet stores. Enjoy savings of 25 to 50 percent every day. Stores include Calvin Klein, GAP, Armani, Clarks, Reebok, Le Creuset, Zavvi, Cadbury's, Claire's, Levi's, Next and many more.
Stirling Old Town
One of Scotland's finest Stewart Castles... read more
For over 140 years, this world-famous landmark has fascinated visitors with its exhibits and displays, telling the story of Sir William Wallace... read more
Craigmillar Castle Road
Imposing ruins and royal intrigues... read more
Beach Road, North Berwick
A historic 18-hole course with sea views... read more
The last great castle built in Scotland... read more
If you are looking for great items at modest prices, head to the Livingston Designer Outlet... read more
Dalhousie Castle Hotel
Dalhousie Castle Hotel, Bonnyrigg
Rosslyn Chapel Trust