Malmaison Edinburgh City, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
Boutique Four-Star Hotel. City Location
The newer of Malmaison’s two Edinburgh hotels, the Malmaison Edinburgh City is located in the heart of the New Town, just a stone’s throw from Princes Street and a short walk from the Old Town. This unique hotel offers a range of room types, with double and twin rooms complete with either king or super-king beds. The contemporary Chez Mal Restaurant offers a unique twist on classic French dining, while the stylish bar is the perfect place to relax and recount tales of a wonderful day on the golf course. Convenient for playing the likes of North Berwick, Gullane and Muirfield, the Malmaison Edinburgh City is well located in terms of sightseeing with Edinburgh Castle visible from the square and National Museum of Scotland a short walk away.
Scotland - Lothians & Edinburgh
Great golf is only part of the story when considering what makes the perfect golf trip. Thankfully the other essential components are all found in abundance in Scotland, not least in the sights to see department. Whether scheduling a day off from golf or filling an afternoon after your morning round, there are many options regardless of which region you are visiting. The below is intended as a very general guide to sightseeing in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Central to your time in this region is the wonderful and historic city of Edinburgh. Whether you are staying in the city itself or on the East Lothian coastline, Edinburgh is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip. Not to be missed is a visit to Edinburgh Castle (pictured above), with its many highlights including the Great Hall, Royal Palace, National War Museum, Stone of Destiny and Scottish Crown Jewels. Other attractions in Edinburgh include the Royal Yacht Britannia, National Museum of Scotland, National Gallery of Scotland, the Scotch Whisky Experience; and the official Scottish residence of the Queen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
To the east of Edinburgh, the Lothians landscape is dotted with castles, each one telling its own tales of bygone days. These include medieval Dirleton Castle in the village of Dirleton and the imposing Tantallon Castle in North Berwick, which stands perched in the most dramatic of cliff-top settings. Other attractions in the Lothians include Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery in the town of Dunbar, the 17th Century House of Binns near Linlithgow, Glenkinchie Distillery and the impressive ruins of Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots in 1542.