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Edinburgh and the Lothians

Whether you’re situated in Edinburgh itself or somewhere nearby, a self-catering holiday in this region combines the very best of city culture and quiet coastal and countryside locations.

Edinburgh needs little introduction as it’s well known as one of Scotland’s jewels in the crown. This majestic city is packed with a wonderful mix of historical buildings that tell the tale of a fascinating past, lovely green open spaces, first class shops and a fine collection of restaurants and pubs. It’s a place to enjoy rich cultural heritage, bustling city life and some of the UK’s most glorious countryside handily placed right on the door step.

The city attracts visitors from around the world who come to see its wonderful architecture and learn about its rich history. The Old Town is well known for the Royal Mile which extends along cobbled streets from Edinburgh Castle to Grassmarket. The New Town is equally fascinating and in contrast with the Old Town has a well ordered street grid layout with wide boulevards and grand neoclassical architecture. In both areas you’ll find national galleries and museums and a host of historically significant buildings. Located just outside the city in Holyrood Park, Arthurs Seat offers a relatively easy climb to the top with some spectacular views.

Horticulturalists will love the wonderful array of colours that can be found at the Royal Botanic Gardens, which has one of the world’s largest living collections of plants you’ll find. More regal encounters can be found on board the Royal Yacht Britannia, now permanently moored in Leith. Despite now being out of service it remains a uniquely fascinating icon from British history.

The Lothians rich heritage extends to the surrounding countryside of west Lothian, with castles and historical sites, rolling countryside and country walks. In east Lothian you’ll find beautiful stretches of quiet sandy beaches and some of the finest golf courses in the world.

So this area serves both those looking for an active outdoor break as well as those interested in a first class city break. A great combination of culture, history, food, drink and the great outdoors!

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
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41 cottages are available
  • Inveresk, near Edinburgh×

    Shepherd House Cottage

    Inveresk, near Edinburgh

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    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed - Coast within 3 miles

    Only 20 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, this charming and well-equipped holiday cottage looks out over...

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  • Cramond Village, Edinburgh×

    Cobble Cottage

    Cramond Village, Edinburgh

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    - Pub within 1 mile - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities

    This ground floor holiday apartment is situated in an historic building looking out to the ancient harbour on the...

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  • Linlithgow, near Edinburgh×

    Garden Cottage

    Linlithgow, near Edinburgh

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    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    This attractive town cottage has been converted from a former stable and has its own south-facing terrace and...

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    The Retreat Cottage

    North Berwick

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    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles


    Tucked away in a very pretty, secluded courtyard in the grounds of the owner’s home, this traditional...

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  • Edinburgh×

    Queenshill

    Edinburgh

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed - Coast within 3 miles

    Ideal for a city break

    With wonderful views of Edinburgh Castle and the city skyline from the living room,...

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  • Oldhamstocks, By Dunbar×

    Oldhamstocks Cottage

    Oldhamstocks, By Dunbar

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Rural Location

    With Edinburgh just 40 minutes away and Holy Island, the castles of Bamburgh and Alnwick within 45 to 55...

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  • Ratho, near Edinburgh×

    The Coach House

    Ratho, near Edinburgh

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Hidden away among lovely beech trees and with views from the terrace of the attractive Union Canal, The Coach House is...

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  • Innerwick, near Dunbar×

    Lakeside Retreat

    Innerwick, near Dunbar

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Barbecue - Coast within 3 miles

    This holiday lodge is set by a river-fed fishing lake in the grounds of Thurston Manor, Holiday Park. Close to...

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  • Edinburgh×

    Marchmont

    Edinburgh

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    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed
    This bright, sunny third floor holiday apartment is just off The Meadows, one mile from Edinburgh Castle, which can be...
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  • Damhead, near Edinburgh×

    Tigh Na Geat

    Damhead, near Edinburgh

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - No Pets Allowed

    Under thirty minutes from Edinburgh Castle, this comfortable, semi-detached holiday cottage has views of the...

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  • Penicuik, near Edinburgh×

    Allanbank

    Penicuik, near Edinburgh

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    - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine
    Situated on the southern edge of Penicuik, Allanbank enjoys pleasant views over the north east valley. This...
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    Torduff Cottage

    Edinburgh

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Washing Machine - Rural Location


    This holiday cottage offers the best of both worlds, it is within 30 minutes of the city centre but also on the...

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