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, Edinburgh GB - Dalkeith 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..
50 Bog Rd GB - Penicuik EH26 9BZ
Situated in scenic Penicuik, Craigiebield House Hotel is just 20 minutes’ drive from historical Edinburgh. Set in landscaped gardens, the hotel has a conservatory restaurant, free parking and a grand bar. With elegant decor and private bathrooms, th..
Lothian Bridge GB - EH22 4TR Dalkeith
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..