Right in the centre of Scotland, Midlothian is an area of many charms that include the city of Edinburgh at the heart of it.
Mortonhall awarded the David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation offers you the best of both worlds …
- In Edinburgh
- International festivals and entertainment
- Great for shopping
From £315 per Week
Self catering holidays are a relaxing choice with families who enjoy the flexibility that caravan, cottage and lodge accommodation provide. Home from home comforts, your own private space and whether you’re looking for a quiet location or a lively fun filled park, you’ll find one to suit your taste.
Visitors to the area will be unable to resist spending at least part of their holiday looking round the wonderful historic city, but Midlothian has other hidden charms as well. The Scottish Mining Museum is set in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery on the A7 at Newtongrange, and recreates the story of what was once one of Scotland’s major industries. Take a Magic Helmet tour of the pithead, the coalface and the Massive Mining Machinery and enjoy the interactive exhibits and quizzes.
Midlothian Ski Centre is Europe’s longest and most challenging artificial ski slope with two main slopes, two nursery slopes and fun slope are all floodlit. Equipment is provided and professional tuition is available for all abilities.
Visiting the city of Edinburgh offers many options to choose from which include brilliant shopping, Edinburgh Castle, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Zoo, the Royal Yacht Britannia and all the museums and galleries.
Taking an open top bus tour is an excellent way to make the most of your day out and enjoy the atmosphere of this historic city. Hop on and off the bus as many times as you like at the different attractions, and enjoy the informative commentary provided by the tour guides on board. Your ticket lasts all day and can sometimes give discounts on admissions to some of the attractions on the bus route.