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Not far from the last of these is Holyrood Park and St Anthony's Chapel.
We also have features on the National Museum of Scotland, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Greyfriars Kirk, Old St Paul's Church, St John's Church on Princes Street, the nearby Princes Street Gardens and St Cuthbert's Church.
Two miles west of the village is the spectacular Lin's Mill Aqueduct over the River Almond.
Nearby are the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, one of the largest indoor climbing arenas in the world, and the Huly Hill Cairn, incorporating a stone circle.
Nearby in the pretty village of Dalmeny is Scotland's best preserved Norman parish church, Dalmeny Church.
To the south are Kirkliston and the village of Ratho, now best known for its connections with the reopened Union Canal, linking Edinburgh to Falkirk.
These include the traditional seaside attractions Portobello, and Musselburgh and its racecourse, a stately home in the form of Newhailes, and Inveresk Lodge Garden.
Nearby is Prestongrange Museum, while Prestonpans is home to Preston Tower and Preston Cross.
It is also home to South Leith Parish Church, built around a core dating back to 1483.A mile south of Ratho is St Mary's Dalmahoy, a beautiful little church built on the edge of the Dalmahoy Estate.Not far away are the village of Balerno and the tranquil oasis of Malleny Garden.Edinburgh & Lothians includes Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, and the surrounding local authority areas of West Lothian, Midlothian and East Lothian.For accommodation in the area see the links in the "See and Stay" menu above.