YOUR GUIDE TO EDINBURGH
ACTIVITIES

Below you can find a range of recommended activites to do during your visit to Edinburgh, to enjoy as a couple or as a family.

DALHOUSIE CASTLE

We highly recommend a visit to this property from our collection, a magnificent 13th century Scottish Castle. Here you can enjoy walks around the grounds, a tour inside the castle, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

THE FALCONRY

Hosting an impressive variety of species including hawks, buzzards, falcons, eagles and owls, the castle falconry offers a range of packages available to book as individuals or groups, ideal for all ages.

ARCHERY

Try your hand at the medieval sport of archery using our recurve bows. Located at the castle falconry within our gardens, you’ll be hitting the target in no time with the guidance of our instructor.

SPA TREATMENTS

Feel refreshed with a treatment in our Aqueous Spa. This includes facials, massages, beauty, and nail treatments, which all include use of our leisure facilities for two hours with hydro pool.

EDINBURGH CASTLE

Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland’s capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation’s story. The Castle is open daily to visitors and is a great day out for all the family.

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GLENKINCHIE DISTILLERY

Glenkinchie Distillery is closely located to the castle, and is a fantastic day out for anyone keen to learn more about whisky. Your visit includes a full tour and tasting, with a shop on site for purchasing gifts.

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GOLF

There are a range of golf courses in close proximity of Dalhousie Castle. We have preferential rates with Duddingston Golf Course available on request. Just ask a member of our team for more information.

BUTTERFLY WORLD

Just minutes from Dalhousie Castle, Butterfly & Insect World is open daily. Based in a tropical paradise, they have a range of animals to explore, with regular talks on feedings and handling demostrations.

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ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA

Voted the UK’s no1 tourist attraction, the Royal Yacht Britannia allows you to experience what is was like onboard the queens royal residence. Located in Leith with plently of cafes and shopping.

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HORSE RIDING

Lasswade Stables are very close to Dalhousie Castle and offer experienced instruction for those 2 years and older. You are invited to come along and try as a beginner or an experienced rider.

ROSSLYN CHAPEL

One of Scotland’s most remarkable buildings which is still used today as a place of worship, Rosslyn Chapel grew in popularity after the publication of Dan Brown’s novel, The Da Vinci Code, in 2003, and the subsequent film.

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CLIMB AN EXTINCT VOLCANO

Arthur’s Seat is located just off the Royal Mile, there is beautiful scenery to enjoy, and if you can climb to the top you’ll get incredible panoramic views over Edinburgh. Make sure to take bread for the ducks!

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FISHING

We work with Tweed Guide Fishing who can create fishing experiences for beginners or experienced anglers, depending on your requirements. You can book for trout or grayline fishing, or salmon for an additional charge. Ask for more details.