Parks, gardens, nature and open spaces
Explore the city of Edinburgh and uncover gems such as the Royal Botanic Garden and the Meadows, or head into the Lothians and discover a region which boasts beautiful countryside, beaches and country parks.
Get involved in the free action along the sweeping East Lothian coastline, whether you chose to ride the waves, watch the wildlife or walk some of the John Muir Way, a coastal path which takes in East Lothian’s great beaches.
For a relaxing day out, why not check out the variety of beautiful parks around Edinburgh which offer a chance to enjoy the great outdoors?
Discover a wonderful world of wildlife in Edinburgh and the Lothians from the surprising variety of wildlife to be found in the city including urban otters and badgers to the wild geese and other birds that can be seen in natural splendour in the Lothians.
Head out of the city with a visit to one of the many beautiful country parks in the Lothian countryside for a fun family day out in the great outdoors.
Escape from the buzz of city life and relax in one of the many beautiful gardens found in Edinburgh and the Lothians from the city centre to countryside houses.
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Edinburgh and the Lothians sits on the eastern side of Scotland's central belt, in the heart of the country.