Looking for some fun road trips to do from Edinburgh? From glorious beaches in the east to the rugged landscape of the north, there’s loads to see and do. Whether you’re bringing your own car, or hiring one here, road tripping is a fantastic way to see more of Scotland during your stay in Edinburgh. Here. we’ve put together some suggestions to help you plan your travels.
Explore our road trips from Edinburgh below …
Take a road trip to Falkirk, Linlithgow and South Queensferry ......
Take a road trip to Stirling and the Kelpies in Falkirk ......
Take a road trip to Dunbar along the gorgeous East Lothian coast ......
Take a road trip to St Andrews along the beautiful Fife Coastal Route ......
Take a road trip to Gretna Green through the stunning Scottish Borders ......
There are so many amazing places to visit from Edinburgh. Conveniently located in central Scotland, our capital city is an ideal base for travelling around the country. To the north we have historic cities Stirling, Perth and Dundee, and further afield the breath taking Scottish Highlands. To the south, there’s the beautiful Scottish Borders. Go west for Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, and east for the gorgeous beaches of East Lothian. But whichever way you choose, you’re sure to find an adventure.
If you’re staying with us at Parliament House Hotel, we recommend parking your car at Q PARK on Greenside Row. This is just a 5-minute walk away and our guests receive discounted parking here.
Hiring a car in Edinburgh is a straightforward affair. Edinburgh Airport has its own car rental centre and you should pre-book a car before you arrive. Most cars are manual, so make sure you specify if you need an automatic car.
In Scotland and across the UK, we drive on the left. If you’re coming from abroad, make sure you have the correct papers and you’re aware of current Scottish driving laws and regulations. There is some useful guidance for driving in Scotland here.
Parliament House Hotel makes a fantastic base for taking on road trips from Edinburgh to all corners of Scotland. Book your stay with us today.
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