Polton Vacation Packages
Many of Edinburgh’s attractions are located within easy driving distance of Polton, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Hawthornden Castle and the fantastic Butterfly and Insect World. Also worth checking out are the Scottish Mining Museum and the Pentland Hills Regional Park.
Visitors travel from near and far to experience Edinburgh Castle, one of the most popular landmarks in the country. It is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Edinburgh, head to one of the many nearby green spaces. When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to the Gore Glen Woodland Park in Gorebridge, a place where you can enjoy some time outdoors. The conservation parks such as the Dalkeith Country Park in Dalkeith, give visitors an insight into the species of flora and fauna that exist in the region.
Grab a map and a camera and explore the sights Edinburgh has to offer. For history lovers, Edinburgh’s bygone days can still be experienced at Craigmillar Castle.
If you enjoy winter sports, head to the Midlothian Snowsports Centre for the best powder runs around Edinburgh.
Visitors with a passion for sports can see the Edinburgh City F.C. soccer team in winter and the Leith Athletic F.C. at the iconic Meadowbank Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. Enjoy a few post-match beers with friendly locals after the game in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags close to the Polton area couldn’t be easier. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Dalhousie Castle Hotel & Spa, Bonnyrigg, the Aaron Lodge Guest House Hotel, and the Sun Inn, Dalkeith.