Visitor attractions in Midlothian

Sport

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.

Castles

The imposing Crichton Castle is also based in Midlothian, as is Newbattle Abbey College and a number of local castles - such as Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Spa and Borthwick Castle. 

Rosslyn Chapel

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 visitor attraction housing the story of coal for Scotland and was winner of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions Best Visitor Experience 2009.

Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

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.

Ozone Action Sports Centre

Ozone houses Ryze Ultimate Trampoline Park and Transgression Park and is open 7 days per week:

  • Amazing trampolines
  • Foam pits
  • Basketball hoops
  • BMX/Scooters/Skateboards
  • Sky High Diner Café

Business

Midlothian is ideal for your business tourism needs easily accessible, cost effective and unique: