Heading to Edinburgh this August for the Festival? Why not add an authentic rural experience to your holiday plans? Go Rural has information, suggestions and offers to help you plan a rural getaway in the countryside within 90 minutes of Edinburgh, from day trips to short breaks. Discover the attractions and activities in the countryside surrounding Edinburgh, as well local events, and where to get up close with farming, nature and wildlife. With great ideas for family visits, GoRural can help you plan an ideal break for the whole family, giving the children a chance to learn more about life in the country.
For a truly authentic experience of the beautiful Scottish countryside, why not stay on a working farm? You can also search EmbraceScotland for a wide range of accommodation in or near working farms.