The old harbour village of Newhaven is situated between Leith and Granton.
Once a thriving fishing community, memorably captured in the… more
Formerly a village in its own right before being absorbed into the
|Dean Village, Edinburgh||
Hidden away at the foot of a steep cobbled hill, with the Water of Leith lapping beside it, and surrounded by verdant greenery, it's easy to… more
|Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh||
One of Edinburgh's original villages and now encompassed within the
One of the original villages that make up modern Edinburgh, Corstorphine is now a busy part of the capital situated to the West some three miles… more
Situated six miles East of Edinburgh, Musselburgh is the largest town in East Lothian and possibly the oldest town in Scotland with roots going… more
|Lothian Road, Edinburgh|
If you are coming by road to Edinburgh from the South, Morningside is
|South Queensferry, Edinburgh||
South Queensferry is a commuter town of some 10,000 people situated 10 miles to the North West of Edinburgh on the shore of the Firth of Forth. It… more
Silverknowes is in North Edinburgh, West of Muirhouse and East of Crammond.
Gorgie is situated to the West of the city, adjacent to the Edinburgh area of Dalry. Its most distinctive landmark is the Tynecastle football… more
Dalry, to the West of Edinburgh City Centre, is situated between Gorgie, Haymarket and Fountainbridge. The main throughfare is Dalry Road,… more
Situated to the North of the City, and to the West of neighbouring Leith, of which it was once a part of, Trinity is an area of contrasts. Its… more
Dalmeny is a village situated to the North West of Edinburgh, and East of the Forth Rail Bridge. It falls under the jurisdiction of the City of… more
Situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh, South of the City Bypass. Accessed by the Lanark Road and Water of Leith bikeway/walkway.
Quiet village to the South West perimetre of the city. Situated at the foot of the Pentland Hills. Good access via the Water of Leith bike/walkway… more
Southside is the Edinburgh area South of the Royal Mile and the Cowgate taking in the university buildings and extending as far as Causewayside.… more
|West End, Edinburgh||
Edinburgh's West End is to the West of the Princes Street and Lothian Road intersection. Its central location means that the area has many shops,… more
|Leith and Leith Walk||
Although Leith is now considered part of Edinburgh, as many Leithers will tell you, Leith is a burgh in its own right.
Leith is the old… more
|New Town, Edinburgh||
Edinburgh's New Town is not that new. Built in the mid-to-late 18th Century, in response to overcrowding in what is now known as the… more
Stockbridge has something of a village atmosphere about it, although it is only a ten to fifteen minute walk from Edinburgh city centre.… more
|Old Town Edinburgh||
The Old Town has preserved its medieval plan and many Reformation-era buildings. One end is closed by the castle and the main artery The High… more
Pilrig is at the junction of Edinburgh and the old burgh of Leith.
Its close proximity to the city centre, but relatively affordable… more