Beyond Edinburgh

Driving Route

Beyond Edinburgh

Driving

This tour is 152 miles long, please allow at least 4 hours 35 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.



Discover Scotland beyond Edinburgh on a route taking you through some of the most beautiful countryside Midlothian and Scottish Borders has to offer.

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What you'll see

Dalkeith

Towns & Villages

Dalkeith a town in Midlothian, Scotland, situated near the River Esk.


Newtongrange

Towns & Villages

Newtongrange, situated in Midlothian, lies around 9 miles outside of Edinburgh city centre.


Gorebridge

Towns & Villages

Gorebridge was once a mining and gun powder production village but is now a commuter town to Edinburgh and a popular place for visitors.


Stow

Towns & Villages

The scenic village of Stow is located in the Scottish Borders close to the larger town of Galashiels.


Lauder

Towns & Villages

Lauder is a market town situated on the Leader Water on the western edge of the Lammermuir Hills.


Longformacus

Towns & Villages

Longformacus is a small village located in the Lammermuir Hills.


Duns

Towns & Villages

The town of Duns was once a thriving livestock town with a large market square.


Paxton

Towns & Villages

The small country village of Paxton lies next to the Rivertweed and is a well known spot for salmon fishing.


Chirnside

Towns & Villages

Chirnside is a bustling hillside village beside the Tweed Valley with great views of the Cheviot Hills.


Burnmouth

Towns & Villages

This small scenic fishing village is located on the east coast of Scotland in the old parish of Ayton.


Eyemouth

Towns & Villages

The historic town lies on the East Coast only 5 miles north of the border with England with a population of about 5000.


Coldingham

Towns & Villages

Coldingham is a historical village known for it’s beauty, situated in the East coast of the Scottish Borders.


St Abbs

Towns & Villages

St Abbs is a remote but beautiful fishing village on the southeastern coast of Scotland.


Pathhead

Towns & Villages

Pathhead is a small village in Midlothian that surrounded by many historical points of interest.