There are many beautiful places to visit in Edinburgh, Glasgow and the central belt.Local activities include hillwalking, cycling, shooting, fishing, rock-climbing, horse riding, wild swimming and skiing at Midlothian ski centre.

​There are also several exclusive and intimate Scottish wedding venues such as Kirknewton Stables, and Dalmeny House within a ten mile radius of the Hayloft.

Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre is a visitor attraction located in the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Queen Elizabeth II opened Glasgow Science Centre on 5 June 2001. It is one of Scotland’s most popular paid-for visitor attractions.


THE FORTH BRIDGE (FORTH RAIL BRIDGE)When it was first constructed, the Forth Bridge was regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. Familiarity breeds contempt, and it is easy to forget that this is a structure every bit as spectacular and remarkable as the Eiffel Tower, of which it can seem oddly reminiscent.

The Kelpies

The KelpiesThe Kelpies are 30-metre-high horse-head sculptures, standing next to a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and near River Carron, in The Helix, a new parkland project built to connect 16 communities in the Falkirk Council Area, Scotland.

Forth and Clyde canal

Forth and Clyde canalCanal boats on Forth and Clyde canal...30 minutes away

Edinburgh Waverley station

Edinburgh Waverley stationEdinburgh Waverley railway station (also known simply as Edinburgh or as Waverley) is the principal station serving Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.... 30 minutes away.

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street GardensPrinces Street Gardens is a public park in the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The Gardens were created in two phases in the 1770s and 1820s following the long draining of the Nor Loch and building of the New Town, beginning in the 1760s.

Jupiter Artland

Jupiter ArtlandJupiter Artland is a sculpture park and art gallery near Wilkieston, in West Lothian, Scotland. Jupiter Artland sits in the grounds of Bonnington House, a 19th-century country house around 7 kilometres west of the city of Edinburgh.


The three-masted GLENLEE is typical of the last epoch of sailing ships which sailed the world as bulk carriers in the 19th and early 20th century. Built for Sterling & Co. of Glasgow, she passed to the Islamount Sailing Company Ltd. of Dundee in 1898, then to the Flint Castle Shipping Company

National Gallery

National GalleryThe Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of Scotland. It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859.

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh CastleEdinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock.

East Lothian beaches

East Lothian beachesEast Lothian beaches for wind and kite surfing,surfing,sailing,body boarding and just relaxing...40 minutes away

National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of ScotlandThe National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, was formed in 2006 with the merger of the new Museum of Scotland, with collections relating to Scottish antiquities, culture and history, and the adjacent Royal Museum (so renamed in 1995), with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures.... 30 minutes away.

Pentland Hills

Pentland HillsThe Pentland Hills are a range of hills to the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland. The range is around 20 miles in length, and runs south west from Edinburgh towards Biggar and the upper Clydesdale.


PittenweemPittenweem is a fishing village and civil parish in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 1,747. The name derives from Pictish and Scottish Gaelic.

Riverside Museum

Riverside MuseumRiverside is home to some of the world’s finest cars, bicycles, ship models, trams and locomotives. Interactive displays and the hugely popular historic Glasgow street scene bring the objects and stories to life.

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

Edinburgh International Climbing ArenaEurope’s largest indoor climbing arena is just minutes from Edinburgh. Experience an adrenaline high as you explore and challenge yourself on the hundreds of climbing routes at EICA: Ratho. You don’t need to stick to climbing the walls either - there are rocks for bouldering in the centre of the arena and a separate bouldering room.

Scottish Parliament

Scottish ParliamentThe Scottish Parliament is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland. Located in the Holyrood area of the capital city, Edinburgh.... 30 minutes away.

Greyfriars Bobby

Greyfriars BobbyGreyfriars Bobby (May 4, 1855 - January 14, 1872) was a Skye Terrier which became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for supposedly spending 14 years guarding the grave of its owner until it died itself on 14 January 1872.... 30 minutes away.

Kirknewton Stables

Kirknewton Stables
Kirknewton House, it's gardens and parkland, are just 25 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh. Yet, the beautifully restored Stables provide complete privacy and individuality for your wedding or event.