Ravelston is an affluent area of Edinburgh, Scotland, which lies to the west of the city centre. This district features the oldest golf course in the world, along with many other outdoor spaces. The city is primarily a residential area, with detached houses and modern apartment complexes. There are several older buildings with beautiful architecture, like the Ravelston Garden and Ravelston Lea. This charming area offers a wonderful alternative for visitors travelling to the busy city of Edinburgh. Tourists will love the peaceful atmosphere of this district, and will enjoy the golf course and other leisure activities.
- Check out the Ravelston Sports Club, which aims to help all ages actively participate in sporting activities; there is a fee to enter and it varies depending on age.
- Stop by the famous Garden of Edinburgh; well known for its reincarnation of the savage beauty, it now has modern touches like a subtle lighting design that illuminates the garden in the dark.
- Enjoy a stroll around the surrounding area in Edinburgh, which features several beautiful buildings and lush natural surroundings.
Edinburgh offers a variety of transportation options, such as buses and taxi. The Haymarket Railway Station is the main station for Ravelston, and has excellent facilities, including a 24-hour customer service office. The station is several kilometres away from Ravelston itself, so visitors can either walk or take buses numbered 41, 31, or 900 to get there. From the city centre of Edinburgh, travellers can also take the X58 bus to the district. Once in the area, it is quite easy to get to all of the attractions on foot.
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