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Whether you're here at Melville Castle for a quiet weekend break, some well-deserved R&R, as part of a bucketlist trip to Scotland, or you're looking to embark on a staycation jam-packed with adventures... there's lots to be discovered ithin just a few miles of Melville Castle. Melville Castle is located on a private estate with a grand tree-lined driveway, private parking and beautiful gardens.

Within 5 miles:

  • Butterfly & Insect World: 0.4 miles
  • Dalkeith Country Park: 2.1 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle: 2.3 miles
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh: 2.5 miles
  • Craigmillar Castle: 2.8 miles
  • Rosslyn Chapel: 3.2 miles
  • Arthurs Seat: 4.3 miles
  • Holyrood Park: 4.3 miles
  • Musselburgh Racecourse: 4.5 miles
  • Queen's Hall: 4.6 miles
  • University of Edinburgh: 4.9 miles

Within 10 miles:

  • National Museum of Scotland: 5.1 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close: 5.3 miles
  • Royal Mile: 5.3 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions: 5.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle: 5.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse: 5.5 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium: 6.4 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia: 6.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 7.4 miles

The hotel is also close to many international airports:

  • Edinburgh Airport: 10.8 miles
  • Dundee Airport: 39 miles
  • Glasgow Airport: 51.5 miles

If arriving into Edinburgh Waverley Station, it is possible to take a bus (aound 35 minutes), disembarking at Dalkeith, Melville Gate Road, walking around 6 minutes to the castle. Alternatively, a taxi from the train station takes around 12 minutes.

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