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Fishers Tryst
"A hidden Gem - Amazing pub with a very friendly atmosphere welcoming all. I will definately be back here :-) Thanks again

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Craigiebield House Hotel
"Good Points: Very nice bar and restaurant area. Staff were very friendly and helpful. the service in the restaurant was excellent and the food was first class. Bad Points: The ..." More

Craigiebield House Hotel
"Good Points: Excellent relaxed and friendly atmosphere.Lovely location and lovely gardens. General review: Can't wait to come back.

Date visited: 2008-07-04 ..." More

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Penicuik is a historic town in Midlothian in Scotland nine miles south of Edinburgh situated on the west bank of the River North Esk sheltered by the south-eastern slopes of the Pentland Hills. The town’s name comes from the ancient Brythonic language meaning ‘Hill of the Cuckoo’ and was once the site of St Kentigern’s church thought to date back to the 1100’s. A new church of St Kentigern was built in the 1600’s, the ruins of the tower still stand in the town centre close to the parish church built in 1771, as part of the planned extension to the village by the laird James Clerk of Penicuik in 1770, Penicuik was renowned at the time for its paper-mills powered by the fast flowing river North Esk. Unusually the town centre now sits at the southern end of the town as new developments have seen Penicuik grow north towards Edinburgh. The town is surrounded by picturesque scenery, it is a popular tourist destination and an ideal base for touring the Edinburgh area, it has hotels and holiday accommodation, shops and a variety of cafes and restaurants. Penicuik is home to the Edinburgh Crystal Visitor Centre which has the world’s largest selection of Edinburgh Crystal and a Heritage Museum with details on the crystal making process.

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Craigiebield House Hotel (0.35 miles)

Craigiebield House Hotel

Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens that give way to panoramic views of the rolling Pentland Hills is the Craigiebield House Hotel. The hotel was originally built in 1824 and so character and charm abound, although ... More | visit website

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Roslin Glen Hotel (2.77 miles)

Roslin Glen Hotel

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The roslin glen hotel is situated in the beautiful historic village of roslin.only a 2 min walk from the famous rosslyn chapel, the hotel was established in 1868.our staff and ... More

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The Original Roslin Inn (2.90 miles)

The Original Roslin Inn
The Hotel has six comfortable bedrooms, elegantly decorated in keeping with the traditional look of the establishment. Amongst its facilities the hotel boasts four bars, a large function hall, intimate restaurant, private garden and ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Edinburgh Dreghorn (4.76 miles)

Travelodge Edinburgh Dreghorn

Located on the A720 City Bypass, the Travelodge at Edinburgh South provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Spacious en-suite rooms, free satellite TV in every room, tea and ... More | visit website

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Mount Ceres Guest House (5.40 miles)

Mount Ceres Guest House
Mount Ceres is a Victorian former manse and set in its own grounds of beautiful gardens. The accommodation is 7 miles south of Edinburgh city centre but just 1 mile from the city by-pass and ... More | visit website
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Old Stables Bed and Breakfast (5.41 miles)

Old Stables Bed and Breakfast
The Old Stables is a stone built house which has a blend of modern contemporary living within a traditional environment. There are 2 golf ranges 3 minutes away and a riding school 4 minutes away. We ... More | visit website
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Best Western Braid Hills Hotel (5.84 miles)

Best Western Braid Hills Hotel

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Offering panoramic views across Edinburgh and beyond, this hotel is close to the city centre, yet away from its noise and congestion. The hotel has 2 restaurants: the Allermuir Restaurant within the ... More | visit website

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Dalhousie Castle and Spa (5.85 miles)

Dalhousie Castle and Spa

A fascinating 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle, a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in ... More | visit website

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Northfield House Hotel (5.85 miles)

Northfield House Hotel

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Located in the south of Edinburgh, this hotel with a beer garden and free, secure parking is just 5 minutes from the city bypass and ... More

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Rutherford House (6.14 miles)

Rutherford House

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Rutherford House Guest House is situated to the south of Edinburgh. It benefits from the quiet rural countryside, but yet only a 20minute drive will take you straight into the ... More

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