Enjoy a world of discovery at the National Museum of Scotland, the UK’s most popular museum outside of London. From the age of dinosaurs to the technology of the future, our galleries contain treasures from around the world.
Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle the National War Museum tells the story of battles lost and won, through military artefacts and personal treasures. Over the last 400 years, conflicts at home and abroad have drawn Scots into battle.
Well stocked and beautifully designed mature, medium-sized town garden comprising herbaceous/shrub beds, lawn, vegetables and fruit, water feature, seating areas and trees. This is a garden that has been transformed from a wilderness thirty years ago and continues to evolve.
Enjoy a day out at a local exotic paradise and visit the world’s longest running tropical butterfly house at Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World.
Daily events include fish/terrapin feeding, animal feeding and our 12 & 3pm animal handling sessions.
at Dobbies Garden World, Melville Nursery, Lasswade
Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place. Only 5 miles from Edinburgh city centre, you’ll find Fort Douglas play park, Restoration Yard cafe and store, special activities and events, plus waymarked walking and cycling routes.
Dalkeith Country Park is an experience unlike any other.
Traditional 18th century walled garden with huge herbaceous border, shrubberies, fruit and vegetables. Stunning glen running along the North Esk river in the process of restoration (stout shoes recommended). Large pond with evolving planting. Young arboretum and collection of Rosa pimpinellifolia.