• The Paper Mill

    Award winning bar and brasserie situated in a picturesque location on the banks of the River North Esk. The Paper Mill serves fresh, seasonal produce for breakfast lunch and dinner between 9am and 9pm, and we are proud to have an AA Rosette and a Visit Scotland “Taste Our Best” accreditation.  Our bar is stocked with a wide range of craft beers from the best Scottish breweries, along with a fantastic wine list to suit all pockets, and a great selection of cocktails. Our riverside terrace is open for al fresco dining in the summer months, and during the winter months our cosy log fire awaits. We also have several flexible spaces perfect for hosting all kinds of family occasions from small weddings to baby showers and christenings, and will ensure you celebrate in style.

  • Arniston House

    Arniston House is a magnificent William Adam, Palladian style mansion house set in acres of beautiful parkland just 11 miles from Edinburgh. It has been home to the Dundas family for over 400 years. We invite you to visit and marvel at the intricate stucco work and beautiful portraits by contemporary Scottish artists such as Sir Henry Raeburn and Alexander Nasmyth and to admire the fascinating period furniture. Birthplace to Henry Viscount Melville and two Lord Presidents of the Court of Session, a visit to Arniston will make a memorable and interesting day out. Find out about our opening times and prices, or contact us on 01875 830 515 to arrange a private group visit.

  • Arniston House Holiday Cottages

    Arniston Estate currently has four delightful holiday properties available to rent.  Visitors enjoy the best of both worlds staying in beautiful grounds in the tranquil countryside but central Edinburgh is just short trip away. All our properties have free Wi-Fi.  Online booking is now available or for availability and prices please contact info@arniston-house.co.uk or call 01875 830 515.  For more help and advise please go to our Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Borthwick Castle

    THE PERFECT SCOTTISH CASTLE – where history, luxury and kinship meet Located 30 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, our castle is an incomparable 15th Century Scottish keep – the only one of its ilk in private hands across all of Europe. It is now the most stunning of venues, complete with 12 bed chambers and room for 80 guests, available for exclusive private hire. Being at the centre of Scottish life for 600 years, Borthwick Castle has encountered many of the key personalities in British history and culture, from Mary Queen of Scots and Oliver Cromwell to Sir Walter Scott and J. M. Turner. During its recent restoration, we have taken great care to honour the authenticity of Borthwick’s heritage whilst assuring that the castle delivers thoughtful, 21st century luxury to delight the most sophisticated of tastes. Borthwick Castle is creating its own luxury niche for corporates seeking an inspirational space to have meetings, for private families who want the luxury and experience of a castle and its team all to themselves, and for couples around the globe seeking to create an unforgettable wedding for themselves and their guests. We sincerely, and with great care and attention, welcome you to join us within these amazing walls.

  • CMF Consulting

    CMF is a recently established consultancy set up to advise and assist clients dealing with new or expanding export markets. We help to optimise overseas opportunities by: improving communications with trading partners and ensuring that the message transmitted is, in fact, the same as the message intended to be conveyed. handling marketing research and informing product development of issues likely to influence the sales potential of new or modified products. identifing, selecting, and engaging suppliers able to provide services that enhance the performance of a product in a new or changing market.

  • Coronation Restaurant

    Welcome to the Newly Re- furbished Coronation Restaurant We look forward to seeing you soon!!!! Apart from our normal menu, we still offer our popular 2/3 course Special. Serving Food: Mon – Fri 12- 2pm / 5- 9pm Saturday 12- 9pm Sunday 12:30- 8pm

  • Cousland Smiddy & Heritage Hub

    Cousland Smiddy gives visitors a fascinating glimpse into our village’s heritage, with an early 18th century blacksmith’s workshop, Victorian cottage, exhibitions, other partially conserved associated buildings, organic allotments in the former gardens and recreational spaces to enjoy. We believe there has been a continuously working Smiddy on this site in the village since at least 1703. The location is home to Cousland Smiddy Trust, Cousland Local History Project, Cousland Community Heritage Hub and the Cousland Smiddy Plotters. Our displays for 2019 show what Rural life was like at the start of World War II – 80 years ago. 2019 opening dates now available here

  • Crichton Castle

    Crichton Castle stands tucked away out of sight, on a terrace overlooking the River Tyne in Midlothian. It was a noble residence for some 200 years, from the late 14th century through to the close of the 16th century. Built as the lordly residence of the Crichtons and later home to the Earls of Bothwell. Its connections with both these influential families associate the place with some of the most colourful chapters in Scottish history. Nothing quite like this was built anywhere else in Scotland.

  • Dalkeith Country Park

    Re-launched in July 2016, Dalkeith Country Park really does have something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a family trip out or a day spent lunching and shopping. Fort Douglas play park is magical for little ones with turreted treehouses, suspension bridges, slides, climbing walls and secret tunnels of this brand new playground. It has two amazing play zones: one that’s perfect for children up to the age of five and another for six to twelve year olds. Sorry grown-ups, the equipment is for kids only, but we do have coffee up there in Restoration Yard and our gorgeous new kiosk (with bathrooms too). You’ll also find archery and zorbing in Fort Douglas at busier times. Restoration Yard is a place for eating, shopping and relaxation. Come explore our gorgeous new retail, dining and wellness space located in the newly renovated stable yards at Dalkeith Country Park.

  • Dalkeith Town Centre Heritage Trail

    As part of the Dalkeith Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) and Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) (see www.dalkeiththi.co.uk) a heritage trail for the town centre has been developed. The trail has been produced by the Dalkeith Heritage Trail Group with representatives from, Dalkeith Community Council, Dalkeith History Society, Dalkeith Youth Forum, Dalkeith Business Renewal, Midlothian Council, Melville Housing Association and local businesses in the town.  The group has produced a leaflet which highlights the trail, taking in important historic buildings such as the Tolbooth, the former Cross Keys hotel, the grave yard watch tower, DalkeithPalace, the Corn Exchange and others. The trail has been added to by Susan Grant, Midlothian’s Artist in Residence who has developed the “iwozheredalkeith” initiative.  This has involved collecting stories and memories from local people and recording them and taking some of them for a series of plaques in the town for a public art trail.  So you can follow the heritage trail and also take in the red plaques “iwozheredalkeith” trail.  This gives a fascinating glimpse into the town’s colourful history and unique heritage. (see www.iwozheredalkeith.com).

  • EAE Leaflet Marketing Specialists

    Scotland’s Award Winning Sustainable Print Marketing Specialists. Print remains one of the most cost effective ways to promote your business or organisation. Reach your target audiences throughout Scotland cheaply, sustainably and quickly

  • Eastside Farm Cottages

    Eastside Holiday Cottages are beautifully converted 18th Century farm buildings. All of our cottages are 4 star standard. In the heart of the Pentland Hills Regional Park near Edinburgh, they are the perfect place to spend your holiday. The holiday lets are on a working sheep farm surrounded by 3000 acres of stunning Scottish landscape.  It’s a great place to unwind – peace and quiet are in plentiful supply.

  • Edinburgh College

    Edinburgh College is one of Scotland’s biggest Colleges with around 20,000 students across 4 campuses in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Offering a wide variety of vibrant vocational and academic courses, Edinburgh College provides flexible learning opportunities to suit all learning needs. Whatever path you choose we offer over 900 courses from access to degree level and continuing professional development to help you achieve your future career ambitions.

  • Edinburgh Cottages

    Hunter Holiday Cottages in the rural Heart of Midlothian are very close to Edinburgh; just 10 miles south of the city centre. The self catering cottages are set within rolling countryside on a farm. Woodlands and fields border the spacious gardens making the cottages a perfect countryside retreat. The City of Edinburgh provides an easy day trip with lots to do, as do the castles and towns of the Scottish borders, the nearby Rosslyn Chapel and the sunny East Lothian coastline. Further adventures lie to the North in the Scottish Highlands but however you spend your time, the holiday cottages are ideally located for making the most of your holiday.

  • ETS-UK

    We are a Midlothian based company, with over 25 years of experience organising cultural, language and educational programmes for foreign students across the UK and Ireland. Individuals and groups.

  • Good2GR8 hospitality training and consultancy

    Can support your business and your staff on the journey to greater success through training and consultancy solutions. Training includes: Licensing training: Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders and 5 year refresher, Safe sale and service of alcohol (all SQA accredited) Hospitality training: Customer Service, Food and Wine Service, Counter Service all through bespoke training designed around your business. Food Hygiene: REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene and Health & Safety courses are available through a small network of trusted associates Support through consultancy includes: Business analysis and review Market review and development Business process improvement Other support includes: Event and bar management Project Management and Delivery (Prince 2 accredited) REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene and Health & Safety courses

  • Gore Glen Woodland Park

    Gore Glen is set in the heart of Midlothian’s countryside on the banks of the Gore Water and River South Esk, below the Village of Gorebridge. You may enjoy panoramic views towards the Pentland Hills, take a stroll around 2 miles of wooded path network or enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the former ‘Gunpowder Glen’. Facilities and Events Free car parking: a vehicle height restriction of 2.2 m applies. Site leaflet. Whin pathways to woodlands, riverside and ponds. Path links to Gorebridge and Arniston Estate. Described walk in ‘Explore Midlothian’ walks guide. Special events and activities organised the Ranger Service. Free resource boxes are available to all, from the Ranger Service, full of useful equipment to pond dip, mini beast hunt or to explore the nature of the site. Free curricular based environmental education activities for schools and groups lead and organised by the Ranger Service.

  • Gorton House and Cottages

    Three houses and four cottages in beautiful 7 acres above Roslin Glen with views to Rosslyn Chapel. 20 minute drive to Edinburgh centre. Flexible self – catering accommodation for 2 to 35 guests.

  • Heavenly Tiers

    Heavenly Tiers creates delicious hand made and decorated cakes for all occasions including; Wedding, Celebration and 3D Cakes. Consultations are by appointment only.

  • Kings Acre Golf Course & Academy

    Kings Acre Golf Course and Academy situated in lush countryside was created by top Scottish designer Graeme Webster.  It is a relaxing haven just six miles from Edinburgh’s City Centre and two minutes from the city by-pass,  The facilities have been designed to provide visitors with every comfort.  The conservatory and terrace are especially beautiful on sunny days.  The par 70, 18 hole course has a sandy based soil ensuring excellent play-ability all year round.  The restaurants and bars are open to non-golfers.  Relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of a family run establishment where all are welcome.

  • Melville Castle

    Melville Castle, situated just 20 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, is luxury historic castle hotel and exclusive use venue available to hire for luxury Scottish weddings, corporate events, team building and private functions. Melville Castle provides a comfortable selection of rooms and suites within the elegance of an 18th century castle. As one of Edinburgh’s most charming destinations, you’ll soon find out why so many of our guests return time and time again. Home to 32 bedrooms and suites, ranging from classic doubles to grand four poster suites, Melville Castle is the perfect place to escape from reality – even for one night. Guests are invited to enjoy the tranquil comfort and luxury of this historic castle including our quirky Brassiere restaurant & cellar bar, located in the cellar of the castle for a dining experience you will never forget.

  • Midlothian Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise

    We are the voice of East Lothian and Midlothian businesses – representing both SMEs and larger corporate organisations. No matter your size or the type of business you are, MELCC can support you at every stage of your business – be it start-up, established, expanding or high growth. Our mission is to offer the network, advice and solutions you need to succeed. Membership means you’re not alone.

  • National Mining Museum Scotland

    National Mining Museum Scotland is a 5 Star attraction housed in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery, the finest surviving colliery in Europe and a superb day out for the whole family. The Old Power House at the National Mining Museum Scotland is a unique venue for your event. With its high Victorian arched windows exposed original brickwork and complete accessibility, it’s the perfect place to present a memorable event. We pride ourselves in helping to realise our client’s vision through bespoke planning, whether it’s a wedding, special birthday party, a retirement celebration, a product launch, meeting, a craft fair, a theatre production or a concert.

  • Newbattle Abbey – Heritage Attraction & Events and Meetings Venue

    Originally a medieval Cistercian monastery, Newbattle Abbey has a 900-year history of welcoming guests royalty. Located a short distance from Edinburgh city centre, this unique, historic building is the perfect venue for conferences, residential meetings, private celebrations and weddings. Enjoy a guided tour of Newbattle Abbey, a stunning ‘A’ listed building surrounded by 125 acres of parkland on Tuesdays at 19.25h.

  • Newbattle Golf Club

    Newbattle Golf Course boasts a Harry Colt designed parkland course, with its mature 18 holes, tree lined fairways, strategically placed bunkers and quite exceptional quality greens which are renowned throughout the Lothians. A fair challenge is offered to every golfer and is a 5,912 yard par 69 course laid out within the historic policies of the famous Newbattle Abbey and along the north and south ridges of the River Esk. The club is set in a truly wonderful setting and is a “must play” for anyone visiting Edinburgh and the Lothians.

  • Penicuik House Preservation trust

    Standing at the heart of one of Scotland’s most important 18th-century designed landscapes Penicuik House was designed and built in the 1760s by Sir James Clerk, 3rd Baronet of Penicuik, with John Baxter the Elder, a renowned builder of that period, responsible for many of Scotland’s most distinguished 18th-century country houses. Later extended with two large wings by the eminent Victorian architect David Bryce in 1857, the house quickly became established as one of the finest second-generation neo-Palladian houses in the country until a fire in 1899 devastated the roof and interiors and left the once-magnificent building in ruins.

  • Pentland Hills Regional Park

    The Pentland Hills Regional Park is a living, working landscape which offers great opportunities to experience, learn about and enjoy the outdoors. With approximately 10,000 hectares of countryside and over 100km of paths, the Pentland Hills are a great place to come walking, biking, horse riding as well as fishing.

  • Restoration Yard

    Store, Cafe & Wellbeing Lab Restoration Yard is a gorgeous new store, café, coffee bar and wellbeing lab in the former stableyard at Dalkeith Country Park which has been lovingly restored to create this truly unique visitor destination. Restoration Cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Our chefs use only the best local, seasonal produce to create their delicious menus with wine to match. With floor to ceiling glass walls and beautiful views across the River Esk, it’s a lovely space to sit and relax whilst enjoying tasty food. It is also available for events such as weddings, corporate and private events. The Coffee Bar, situated in Restoration Yard’s Food Hall is more informal, self-service, with yummy cakes, scones, pastries, soup, sandwiches and the best coffee around. Restoration Yard is the park’s new store and retail experience unlike any other. You’ll find a treasure trove of homeware, fashion, food, wine, health & beauty, jewellery, kids, furniture, lighting and more. And upstairs is our Wellbeing Lab with a weekly programme of classes including yoga, pilates, mindfulness to name a few. We hope to welcome you soon!

  • Roslin Glen Country Park

    Welcome to Roslin Glen Country Park, a place with a rich industrial and cultural heritage. Once home to Scotland’s largest gunpowder mill, it is now a spectacular location to explore the natural environment of the Esk Valley with its diverse range of habitats and associated wildlife.

  • Rosslyn Chapel

    Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 by Sir William St Clair. The beauty of its setting and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have inspired, intrigued and attracted visitors and artists ever since. Practically every surface inside and outside this unique building is carved in an outstanding display of craftsmanship. Visitors can use our free carvings maps – available in 10 languages – to discover the most remarkable features including the Chapel’s angels, green men and the famous Apprentice Pillar. Rosslyn Chapel’s Guides give free talks throughout the day. These last around 20 minutes and provide a great introduction to the Chapel’s story – from its 15th century origins to The Da Vinci Code and beyond. The Chapel’s visitor centre has an attractive coffee shop, overlooking Roslin Glen, and gift shop. Due to limited space, please note that access to the visitor centre is restricted to Chapel visitors only. Open all year and easily accessible by bus or bike. Full travel details on the Chapel’s website – http://www.rosslynchapel.com