In the central belt region of Scotland, amongst an equally modern and historic atmosphere, is the city of Edinburgh. Combining medieval relics with a modern lifestyle, it provides a unique experience of Scottish atmosphere. Barnton is a wealthy district in northwest Edinburgh. The Royal High School, one of the oldest schools in Edinburgh, is found in Barnton. It is also home to the Braehead House, built in the early 18th century. Barnton is a lovely town to visit, with many fascinating attractions, and, along with its proximity to Edinburgh, make it a fantastic place to visit.
- Visit the Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Scotland, located in Barnton and considered to be the oldest golfing clubs in the country.
- See the underground bunker at Barnton Quarry in Edinburgh, formerly a stone quarry that was fashioned into a bunker to as the location for government services in case of a nuclear war, and has since been abandoned.
- See the renowned St Giles Cathedral, Mary King’s Close in Old Town, as well as the Scottish Parliament and Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh, which offer extravagant relics, architecture, and scenery for your viewing pleasure.
Edinburgh’s International Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and is located approximately 19 miles outside of the city, providing Airlink express shuttles and Lothian bus services to ensure travellers reach their destination. Waverley Railway Station has been providing public transport since its opening in 1846, and is ideally located close to the Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle as well as Princes Street and Barnton. Additional means of transportation include an affordable tram service located on St Andrew’s Square as well as Edinburgh Taxi and Festival Cars. Tourists can also tour Barnton by foot, with enjoyable walking route planners.
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