Things to see and do - Dalkeith
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Dalkeith Travel guide
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Dalkeith was originally a seigniorial town dominated by the Douglas family. It stands at the crossroads of two major highways (A68 and A7), between the River North Esk and River South Esk. Dalkeith has a modern town centre, as well as numerous historic buildings.
Tourist attractions Dalkeith : Things to see and do
GB - Roslin EH25 9PU
Rosslyn Chapel is famous for the wealth and richness of its carvings, a veritable "Bible of Stone". Work lasted from 1446 to 1486. The buttresses, windows and cornices are covered in decorative sculpture, which is rather unusual. The choir ..
A6094 GB - Dalkeith EH22
St Mary's Chapel was built by William Burn and David Bryce. There is no aisle to the building which has a double hammerbeam roof. Note the fine heraldic floor tiles in front of the choir and the bench decorations.
rd. Newbattle GB - Dalkeith EH22 3LL
On the western banks of the South Esk stands the building that covers the remains of a Cistercian abbey, part of Melrose Abbey, founded by David I in 1440. The monks were the first to make use of local coal deposits and extended their activities to s..
Melvillegate GB - Millerhill EH18 1AP
Located just a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh centre, Melville Castle features luxury accommodation in an 18th-century castle sitting in a 50-acre domain. It offers stylish en suite guest rooms, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. The guest rooms come with..
Cockpen Road GB - Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB
Set within acres of wooded parkland, this fascinating 13th century fortress is on the banks of the River Esk. The Dalhousie Castle Hotel offers luxurious accommodation, award-winning fine dining, and spa and leisure facilities. Guests can descend an..
Melville Dykes Road GB - Dalkeith EH18 1AN
Located next to Broomieknowe Golf Club, this Premier Inn is just 15 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh’s centre. It features modern rooms with power showers, hot buffet breakfasts, and free parking. Each bright room includes comfortable Hypnos beds and w..
Lothian Bridge GB - Dalkeith EH22 4TR
17C former blacksmith's with two large, open-fired rooms; their wood and stone-faced walls hung with modern black and white photos. Extensive menus feature good quality local produce; lunch keeps things simple but appealing. Smart bedrooms boast hand..