Many of Edinburgh’s highlights are located within easy driving distance of Newtongrange, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Scottish Mining Museum and the much-loved Gore Glen Woodland Park. Two other great attractions nearby Newtongrange are the Butterfly and Insect World and the Dalkeith Country Park.
Edinburgh is world famous as the home of Edinburgh Castle. This must-see attraction is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
If you are into nature, plan a trip to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax. Grab your camera and explore the well-used ecological parks for which this area is famous, such as the Vogrie Country Park in Dalkeith.
Grab your camera and your walking shoes discover the sights Edinburgh offers. Learn about Edinburgh’s past at Hawthornden Castle in Roslin.
When it’s time to slow down after enjoying the charming streets of Newtongrange, check in to one of the area's range of accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Dalhousie Castle Hotel & Spa, Bonnyrigg, the Sun Inn, Dalkeith, and the popular Melville Castle, Lasswade.