Carrington is within easy reach of a range of colorful Edinburgh’s well-known sights. The Gore Glen Woodland Park and the Scottish Mining Museum are amongst the many popular places to visit. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Carrington are Hawthornden Castle and the Vogrie Country Park.
People come from near and far to see Edinburgh Castle, one of the most popular sites in the country. It is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. Take some time out to enjoy the sounds of children playing in public parks and gardens such as the Pentland Hills Regional Park. Grab your camera and explore the well-used nature reserves for which this area is so renowned, such as the Dalkeith Country Park in Dalkeith.
Discover Carrington’s sporting passions at Meadowbank Stadium. This is home to Edinburgh City F.C. soccer team in winter and the Leith Athletic F.C.. Afterwards, follow local fans to the nearby pubs to relive the match’s greatest moments.
After spending the day enjoying the charms of Carrington, rest up in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Dalhousie Castle Hotel & Spa, Bonnyrigg, the Sun Inn, Dalkeith and the Melville Castle, Lasswade are among the many great places to stay around here.