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    Soul of Scotland Tours

    Soul of Scotland Tours is a family business that is passionate about people enjoying Scottish history, culture, mystery and adventure. We run two walking tours in Edinburgh, but also two themed day trips in Midlothian called The Mystery Tour and The Medieval Tour. A tour guide, dressed as a medieval monk, will accompany you as we explore some of the gems of Scotland: Gilmerton Cove, Craigmillar Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin Castle, Dalhousie Castle, Borthwick Castle, Crichton Castle and Crichton Collegiate Church. Why travel all day long looking at Scotland through a coach window, when you can live it, feel it and breathe it on Edinburgh’s doorstep?

  • Springfield Mill

    Springfield Mill is a small but spectacular reserve on the site of an old paper mill which is set deep in the River North Esk valley. The site lends itself very well to a spring stroll, summer picnic or autumn colours viewpoint. Facilities and events : Free car parking Tarred pathway to riverside, suitable for wheel chairs, and whin pathways to woodlands, ponds and wildflower meadows Information panel containing map and local news Site leaflet Pond-dipping platform Special events and activities organised the Ranger Service. Please see Council Events web pages. 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 organised by the Ranger Service

  • Stewart Brewing

    Stewart Brewing, founded in 2004 by Steve and Jo Stewart, is Edinburgh’s local, independent brewery. Our business is based on two very basic principles: to produce beers of the highest quality possible. to provide an exceptional service to its customers. Stewart Brewing quickly established itself as one of Scotland’s most successful and reputable breweries. Over the years we have continued to innovate and develop, whilst upholding the traditional ethos of Edinburgh’s rich brewing history. A payroll which consisted of just Jo and Steve Stewart, now supports over 25 employees who work across a range of departments, from retail to production.

  • Straiton Retail Park

    A to Z of Stores A-C Argos Asda (Straiton Road) Bargain Buys Bensons for Beds Boots Brantano Carpetright Carphone Warehouse Costa Costco D-I Dreams Dunelm Mill Frankie and Bennys Halfords Harry Corry Harveys Home Bargains Homebase IKEA J-O Johnsons the Cleaners (within Sainsbury’s) Laura Ashley Marks and Spencer Simply Food Matalan McDonald’s Nandos Opening Early 2015 Next Nike Factory Store Nissan Alex F Noble & Son (Straiton Road) Oak Furnitureland P-Z Pentland Plants (Straiton Road) Poddingtons Coffee House Pets At Home Ponden Home Superstore Sainsbury’s Sharps Bedrooms (within Homebase) Sofaworks Sports Direct Straiton Beds (Straiton Road) Subway Thomas Cook (within Sainsbury’s) TK Maxx

  • The Cavaliere

    “A little bit of Italy in the centre of Dalkeith”. Founded by my parents in 1968, the Cavaliere has prided itself on serving authentic Italian cuisine freshly prepared on the premises.

  • The Lasswade Centre

    The Lasswade Centre is a great place to come for your leisure enjoyment and fitness needs. Childrens swimming lessons run throughout the year, and fitness classes run daily.

  • Vogrie Golf Course

    Located by Gorebridge, within Vogrie County Park; a 19th century estate with an adventure play area, cafe, and picnic area. The 9-hole course is set in a historic, beautifully designed landscape.