Many of Edinburgh’s most interesting sights are located close to Kirknewton, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Dalmahoy Golf Course and the iconic Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Ratho. Two other worthy points of interest that are located nearby Kirknewton are the Livingston Designer Outlet and the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh is widely known as home to the legendary Edinburgh Castle. It is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle of town.
One of the nicest ways to experience the great outdoors is to head for the greens at the area’s excellent courses like the Baberton Golf Club in Juniper Green.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, browse the Gyle Shopping Centre.
Nearby Almondvale Stadium, Livingston is the perfect place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local legends, the Livingston F.C., in all their glory. On game days follow the sea of yellow and black, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after discovering the charming streets of Kirknewton, check in to one of the area’s convenient short and long stay accommodation options. The Novotel Edinburgh Park, the Hilton Edinburgh Airport, Newbridge and the Norton House Hotel & Spa, Newbridge are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.