Gogar is a great place to stay while you are exploring Edinburgh as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. The Gyle Shopping Centre and the Royal Highland Centre are amongst the popular places to visit. Two other great attractions that are located nearby Gogar are the Baberton Golf Club and Edinburgh Zoo.
Of course, people come from all over the world to see Edinburgh Castle, one of the most popular attractions in the country. It is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Gogar has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Experience one or two of the popular live performances at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
Some popular Edinburgh attractions are in Gogar, including the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Ratho in Newbridge. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting Lauriston Castle.
If golf is your passion, visit the Dalmahoy Golf Course, the Bruntsfield Links Golf Course and the Royal Burgess Golf Course. It's a perfect way to enjoy the outdoors.
Immerse yourself in Gogar’s passion for sports at Murrayfield Stadium. This is home to Scotland National Rugby rugby union team in winter and the Edinburgh Rugby in autumn. Afterwards, follow the throngs of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
When it’s time to slow down after checking out the many charms of Gogar, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Novotel Edinburgh Park, the Hilton Edinburgh Airport, Newbridge and the Marriott Edinburgh are just some of the many great places to stay around here.