The Hawes Inn7 Newhalls Road South Queensferry
Few hotels in and around Edinburgh can match this lodge for its views or place in literary history. Many of its 14 cosy rooms look out over the iconic Forth Road Bridge and the Firth of the Forth estuary and it is said that legendary author Robert Louis Stevenson wrote part of his famous novel Kidnapped here there is even a mention of The Hawes Inn in the book. Just 10 miles from the city centre the South Queensferry lodge is an ideal base for visiting Scotland s historic capital where you can explore Edinburgh Castle the shops of the Royal Mile or the city s many museums and restaurants.
Also perfect for golfers it s within striking distance of Carnoustie and St Andrews and close to the birthplace of golf at the East Neuk of Fife. The Tudor Gothic Dalmeny House and Georgian Hopetoun House are also well worth a visit.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the South Queensferry area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Dalmeny House - 1.9 miles (Historic House)
Hopetoun House - 3 miles (Historic House)
Eagle Rock, Cramond - 3 miles (Roman Site)
Newliston - 3.4 miles (Historic House)
Cammo Tower - 3.6 miles (Historic Building)
Dalgety, St Bridget's Kirk - 4 miles (Historic Church)
Inchcolm Abbey - 4.2 miles (Abbey)
Lauriston Castle - 4.3 miles (Historic House)
Blackness Castle - 5.3 miles (Castle)
Corstorphine Dovecot - 5.3 miles (Historic Building)
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