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Holiday Accommodation in Edinburgh,
East Lothian and West Lothian, Scotland

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The Lodge by the Lake, Broxmouth Park, Dunbar, East Lothian

edinburgh accommodation
Bedrooms: 1 double. Sleeps: 2. Dunbar. Short breaks. Sorry no pets. Hot tub.

Situated in one of the most picturesque locations in the east coast of Scotland, Broxmouth Park's Lodge by the Lake is the ideal spot for a relaxing and luxurious break - it even has a hot tub. Near to the beach and adjacent to one of East Lothian's most prestigious golf courses, the lodge has been designed to the highest standards and enjoys breathtaking views - ideal for a honeymoon too! Just half an hour from Edinburgh with sandy beaches very close by.

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Bramble Cottage, Pencaitland, East Lothian

self-catering east lothian
Bedrooms: 1 double. Haddington. Short breaks. One dog welcome.

Bramble Cottage offers couples peace and tranquillity in a five star property with lots of luxurious touches. Whilst having a rural location within the heart of the county, there is easy access to villages and towns such as the market town of Haddington, and Edinburgh. Steeped in history, East Lothian is the stepping stone to unspoilt beaches, dunes, rambling hills and activities such as golf, horse riding, surfing and sailing.

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Muirhall Cottages, Auchengray, Lanarkshire

5 star self-catering
Bedrooms 2. Sleeps: 4. Short breaks welcome. Pets welcome. Disabled access.

Three 5 star cottages in luxury conversions of historic farm buildings, boasting original features and an extremely high standard of comfort. Beautiful views of surrounding countryside, and many activities nearby (golf courses, New Lanark, walking etc). On-site putting green, mountain bikes, laundry service, sauna, and gourmet chef by arrangement. Situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow, this is an idyllic place to stay to explore Scotland if you want a luxurious break.

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The Barn, Williamstone Farm Steadings, North Berwick, East Lothian

self-catering east lothian
The Barn sleeps 6-8 with 2 superking/twin, 1 double. North Berwick. Sandy beaches. Short breaks. Sorry no pets.

Williamstone Farm Steadings have been superbly converted to the highest standard and are set in their own four acre plot of stunning farmland on the edge of the seaside town of North Berwick. Within a short walk of fabulous beaches and the vibrant High Street and the quaint harbour there is no shortage of places to visit. Golfers will be delighted to find that Muirfield, Gullane, Archerfield, North Berwick West Links and Rennaisance are all within 5 miles.

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The Kipper House, Dunbar, East Lothian

self-catering dunbar
Bedrooms 3 (2 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 6. Dunbar. Short breaks welcome. Well behaved pets welcome.

The Kipper House is a pretty, seafront holiday home with a private garden looking on to the East Beach in historic Dunbar - ideal for a quiet getaway by the sea yet just 20 minutes by train to Edinburgh. Beautifully decorated in a simple, seaside style, it is comfortable in the stormiest of weathers and gloriously sunny when it is fine. On the doorstep are fine beaches, rock pools, golf, surfing, boat trips, walking, fishing and excellent pubs and restaurants - it has all that a great Scottish holiday house should offer!

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Woodturner's Cottage, Nr Haddington, East Lothian

holiday rental Edinburgh
Bedrooms 3: 2 twin, 1 double. Sleeps: 6 + cot. Haddington, 6 miles. Pets welcome. Ground floor bedroom and shower room.

Woodturner's Cottage is a beautifully renovated part of an old stone steading on a working farm, located half a mile from the picturesque East Lothian village of Gifford. The cottage is adjacent to an 18 hole golf course and within a half hour's drive from some of the best golf courses in the country. Woodturner's Cottage is an ideal country base for visiting Edinburgh and its attractions - easily reached by road or train within c.30 minutes. There is also a wealth of things to do nearby - from fabulous beaches to fascinating castles.

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Tigh-nam-muc, Damhead Farm, Near Edinburgh, Midlothian

holiday rental Edinburgh
Bedrooms 4: 2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 child's bedroom with bunk beds. Sleeps: 6 + 2 children. Edinburgh. Short breaks on request. Pets with prior agreement.

This is a charming stone built cottage which forms part of an 18th century farm steading. It represents 'the best of both worlds'; set in the countryside yet within very easy access of Edinburgh by bus or by car (only 15 mins drive to the city centre). The traditional exterior of the cottage is complimented by a comfortable, spacious and bright contemporary interior. Midlothian is home to countless castles, forts, country houses and gardens ready to be explored. Rosslyn Chapel (featured in the Da Vinci Code) and Roslin Glen are just a few miles away. Hillend dry ski slope is close by as are a dozen golf courses and the fabulous East Lothian beaches - lots of outdoor activities on the doorstep as well as the delights of Edinburgh!

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Lofty Links, North Berwick, East Lothian

Golf holiday self-catering apartment
Bedrooms 4:(1 twin/superking with zip & link beds), 2 twin with single beds, 1 twin with queen size beds. Sleeps 8. North Berwick. Shops and pub on doorstep. Close to the sea. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

A perfect golf holiday destination with sandy beaches on the spectacular North Berwick coastline, in the heart of North Berwick, one of Scotland's most popular seaside towns. World-famous links golf courses, North Berwick and Muirfield on the doorstep - a mecca for golfers, Luffness and Gullane also within easy reach. Also very popular for foodies with award winning restaurants and pubs to suit every taste, the town has locally owned boutique shops, live music events. Musselburgh horse racing course is a short drive away and you can visit the North Berwick Gin distillery, and the National Museum of Flight. North Berwick is accessible by train from Edinburgh for those not wishing to arrive by car.

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The Head Gardener's Cottage, Dunbar, East Lothian

self-catering east lothian
Bedrooms 4 - 2 twin rooms - 1 double bed - 1 king bed. Sleeps: 8 + (There are also two sofa beds one in the master bedroom and one in the living room available by prior agreement) Dunbar. Short breaks available. Pets by prior arrangement. Hot tub.

The Head Gardener'ss Cottage is a beautifully appointed and charming cottage decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard, set within 150 acres on the Broxmouth Estate. The house is perfect for family get-togethers, golfing trips or romantic holidays. There are a wealth of activities on offer from exploring the estate, beautiful beaches, horse riding, fishing, surfing and many others activities including 22 golf courses within 30 minutes - Dunbar Golf Club actually backs onto the estate! It really is a truly wonderful place to come for a holiday.

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The Granary, Balgone Estate, Sheriff Hall, North Berwick, East Lothian

holiday house North Berwick
Bedrooms 4: 2 double, 2 twin, 2 Z beds. Sleeps: 8/10. Near North Berwick. Short breaks. Dogs welcome. Heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub.

A tastefully restored granary building in a traditional steading on a beautiful estate in East Lothian. Perfect for a big family or group holiday; only half an hour from Edinburgh, but with endless sporting and tourist activities right on your doorstep - miles of coastline with deserted beaches minutes away, and pubs and restaurants within easy reach. With an extensive garden, indoor swimming pool, hot tub and pool table there is lots to do without leaving the estate!

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The Bridge House, Dunbar, East Lothian

self-catering east lothian
Bedrooms 5: 4 double, 1 twin. Sleeps: 10. Dunbar. Short breaks on request. Pets welcome. Hot tub.

The Bridge House is a beautifully appointed house which has been decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard. It is set within 150 acres on the Broxmouth Estate, one of Scotland's prettiest stately homes. The house is perfect for family get-togethers, golfing trips or romantic holidays. There are a wealth of activities on offer from exploring the estate, beautiful beaches, horse riding, fishing, surfing and many others activities. The house is within 30 minutes of 22 golf courses and the Dunbar Golf Club actually backs onto the estate. It really is truly a wonderful place to come to for a holiday!

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Balgone Coach House, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland

large house close to the sea North Berwick
Bedrooms 5 (3 twins and 2 doubles, but all beds are zip and link so can provide 5 twin rooms, when requested). Sleeps 10. North Berwick. Ground floor bedroom and facilites. Pets welcome by prior arrangement. Close to the coast and sandy beaches. Short breaks.

Balgone Coach House is a big spectacular Georgian former stables and coach house, located on the Balgone Estate (a large arable farm), in a private location, 2 miles from North Berwick - one of Scotland’s most popular seaside towns. The coach house has been furnished beautifully offering many stylish luxuries and is immaculately presented. With the well serviced rail link from North Berwick to Edinburgh (just 30 minutes on the train); the local amenities and attractions of North Berwick; The Coach House offers a mix of city break culture, coastal retreat with sandy beaches and golf holiday (many courses) all within easy reach.

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While visiting, if you are close to Edinburgh airport visitors have the chance to combine visits to the city of Edinburgh with the peaceful seclusion of the countryside at Jupiter Artland - a leading outdoor sculpture park. Rosslyn Chapel and Linlithgow Palace are within 12 miles, hill walking in the Pentland Hills and plenty of golf close by.