We are 10 mins drive from Ainslie Park leisure centre, Edinburgh Zoo, the Royal Botanic Garden, the Dean Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. 20 mins drive East is Ocean Terminal, a large shopping mall including a cinema and the Royal Yacht Britannia. 20 mins drive West is the coastal village of Cramond. 30 mins West, across the Forth Road Bridge, is Deep Sea world, the largest underwater aquarium in Europe. St. Andrews, Perth and Dundee are 1hr 10mins drive north, Glasgow is about a 1hr drive west or 50 mins by train.
To the East are the coastal villages of Portobello, Prestonpans, Port Seton, Aberlady, Gullane and North Berwick, with fine sandy beaches at each of these locations. Loads of world class golf courses here too - Muirfield Championship golf course.
We are 20 mins by bus from the city of Edinburgh. Attractions include the Palace of Holyrood, the Scottish Parliament, Dynamic Earth, the Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, Camera Obscura, Scottish Whisky Experience, the National Library of Scotland, the National Portrait Gallery, extinct volcano of Arthur's Seat, Royal Commonwealth pool, 3 Cathedrals, several theaters, loads of smaller museums, Ghost tours and the Edinburgh Dungeon.