Gladhouse Reservoir  




View of Pentlands from Newtongrange
Midlothian - just 15 minutes by car South of Edinburgh - is a largely undiscovered area of Scotland. Steeped in history, full of beautiful scenery and fascinating visitor attractions.
Come; find out about Mary Queen of Scots, Robert Louis Stevenson, The Knights Templar, The Sinclair's Masonic and Templar connection, The Holy Grail, The Cistercian religious houses, the builder William Adam and poets Alan Ramsay and Lord Hawthornden (Drummond)

Visit Rosslyn Chapel, The Scottish Mining Museum, Edinburgh Butterfly World, Edinburgh Crystal Factory, The Pentland Hills Regional Park, Vogrie Country Park, Crichton Castle and Church and Temple Village.

Borthwick Castle

Dine out in Dalhousie Castle, Melville Castle or Borthwick Castle or in any of the many local pubs and restaurants

Skiing, Fishing, Golf, Hill Walking, Horse Riding, Cycling, Painting Holidays and Guided Historical Trails are all available in Midlothian.

Midlothian is a superb base for day tours to St Andrews, The Trossachs, Central Scotland, Perthshire, Loch Lomond, the Scottish Border Region and for visiting Edinburgh with it's many places of interest.

Leave your car and take the very good bus service into the city.

View the Midlothian Video and use our Special Offers to make your holiday memorable.

This site is designed to show you many of the reasons for selecting Midlothian as your holiday destination.

Dalhousie Castle