Lothian and Border Towns

Lothian and Borders areas in Scotland. East Lothian West Lothian Midlothian and Scottish Borders.

East Lothian

East Lothian with its amazing and beauty small villages and towns. With golden sand beaches, fishing harbours, stately homes, castles, churches and historic buildings. Not to forget the wonderful golf courses and water sports activities available. East Lothian in the Lothian and Borders have a mixture of accommodation, Hotels, Travel Inns, Farmhouses, Campsites. Caravan Parks, houses, Bed and Breakfast, and apartments. You will find something to see in all of the following places,  Aberlady. Athelstaneford. Bolton. Cockenzie. Dirleton. Dunbar. East Fortune. East Linton. Gifford. Glenkinchie. Gullane. Haddington. Humbie, Innerwick, Longniddry, Musselburgh. North Berwick, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Port Seton. Prestonpans, Tranent, Wallyford and West Barns. All within a short drive of Edinburgh or take the train, bus or taxi.

West Lothian

West Lothian is an area where there are both old villages and towns and new towns with large shopping areas. The place to visit, in West Lothian are Blackness, Linlithgow, Bathgate, Torphichen, West Calder and Livingston. Also things to see are Castles, Palaces, museums, Retail shopping areas and ancient settlements.


Midlothian is an area with Country Parks, Adventure Parks, Palaces, Castles, hills, Museums, churches. Tour a brewery and old smithy, The largest artificial  ski and board Slops in Europe. There are many towns and villages in Midlothian of which the following have many things of interest. Bilston, Borthwick, Cousland, Crichton, Dalkeith, Gorebridge, Hillend, Loanhead, Newbattle, Newtongrange, Pathhead, Penicuik, Roslin.

Scottish Borders

Scottish Border towns are all steeped in their own identity and history. With many things to see and visit. Abbey ruins, famous peoples graves, museums, castles, ancient roman sites, woolen mills, historic buildings, myths and fables. The River Tweed, a donkey sanctuary and many famous views of hills and valleys. Places to visit are the following  Coldstream, Dryburgh, Duns, Galashiels, Hawick, Innerleithen, Jedburgh, Kelso, Melrose, Peebles, Selkirk and St Boswell. You can also when in Melrose visit Abbotsford the home and estate of Sir Walter Scott and be amazed. Lothian and Borders are well connected to Edinburgh by train, bus and road.

Lothian and Borders Area Images

  Lothian and Borders Scotland Battle of Flodden Memorial Selkirk Visit Lothian and Borders Scotland Melrose Mercat Cross Melrose Visit Lothian and Borders Scotland Memorial to Bill MacLaren Hawick kelso Sir Walter Scott's Aunt's house

 Rev. Witherspoon Gifford Athelstaneford East Lothian birthplace of saltire flag Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Cairn East Lothian Fisherrow Harbour Musselburgh

 North Berwick East Beach and town in distance

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