Map and how to get there
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How to get there
Nearest travel links
|Airport||Edinburgh International Airport 13 km|
|Train station||Waverly Train Station 1 km|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near Old Town, Edinburgh
|Great for||Walking holidays, City breaks, Nightlife, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
From South M6/A74
From the A74 take the A702 at ABINGTON Services through BIGGAR which will bring you on to the A720 City Bypass. Go round both roundabouts and join the Bypass where signposted "Edinburgh South & East". Leave the Bypass at the first junction marked "Straiton Junction", join the A701 and follow the signs for City Centre. After 2.5 miles (4 km) bear left onto Craigmillar Park. Half a mile further on you will see "23 Mayfield " on the right.
From South M1
Take the A68 from Scotch Corner, through Jedburgh and Dalkeith. After Dalkeith the road will merge with the A7 where you follow the City Centre signs. When nearing the City Centre you will approach a large roundabout under a rail bridge. Take the 2nd exit ("City Centre A701" "Newington") and then turn right onto Craigmillar Park. Half a mile further on you will see "23 Mayfield " on the right.
ALTERNATIVELY: Take the A1 round the coastal route and join the A720 City Bypass as you approach the city. Leave the Bypass at the first junction (Sheriffhall Roundabout) and join the A7 signposted Edinburgh where it merges with the A68. Then as above.
From North M90
Follow signs for City Centre, Princes Street, Berwick Upon Tweed A1 & East which will take you along Queen Street. Go right at the roundabout ("All other routes") and up Leith Street, keeping John Lewis on your right. Go straight on at the the traffic lights and left on to North Bridge, keeping the New Balmoral Hotel on your right. Look out for signs for Royal Mile (High Street).
From Edinburgh Airport
Follow the A8 trunk road to the "Edinburgh Interchange". Follow signs for city centre, then as above.