Visitor attractions in Midlothian
Go to the Visit Midlothian website to find out about events, activities, accommodation, and attractions in Midlothian.
Midlothian hosts Europe's longest artificial ski slope at Midlothian Snowsports Centre.
Golf and fishing is available in some of Scotland's finest golf courses and reservoirs.
Visit the imposing ruins of Crichton Castle. Its influential residents included James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell and 3rd husband of Mary Queen of Scots .
Rosslyn Chapel is an outstanding example of 15th century gothic architecture. Founded in 1446, this beautiful building is still used today as a place of worship by locals.
The chapel found fame in the controversial book and film, "The Da Vinci Code".
National Mining Museum Scotland
Midlothian's NMMS is set in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery at Newtongrange.
The Mining Museum is a five star attraction, housing the story of coal for Scotland. It won the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions Best Visitor Experience 2009.
Visit Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World based at Dobbies Garden World and stroll through an indoor rainforest.
You will see free-flying exotic butterflies, lizards, giant snakes, poisonous frogs, locusts and glow-in-the-dark scorpions.
- Butterfly and Insect World
- 0131 663 4932