There are plenty of things to do and to see without needing to venture too far from our Musselburgh campsite. Six miles East of Edinburgh, the town of Musselburgh is famous both for golf and for races. It has a high street with a range of shops, restaurants and amenities and a picturesque harbour on the Firth of Forth.
The John Muir Way is a long-distance walk that passes within a five-minute walk from the Drum Mohr campsite and stretches 134 miles or 215 km across Scotland’s heartland. We have a range of glamping and camping accommodation options at Drum Mohr for those walkers and cyclists tackling the John Muir Way.
Preston Grange Mining Museum is just a few minutes’ walk away from our Scotland holiday park. Child-friendly, encircled by woodland, the site is a haven for wildlife where you can explore monumental relics of Scotland's industrial heritage. The museum is free to wander all year round, and there are information boards throughout the site, with a seasonal Visitor Centre open providing free audio guides.
Things to do near Edinburgh
Only a short bus ride away from the centre of Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, Drum Mohr Holiday Park is ideally situated. Combine the Edinburgh landmarks and cultural activities of this lively festival city with the stunning coastline of the Firth of Forth, beaches and golf courses and beautiful East Lothian countryside. Drum Mohr is not likely to be a place you will choose for just an overnight stop and with a range of camping and glamping accommodation options available, you'll want to sample at length this area of contrasts.
There are so many historic Edinburgh landmarks to visit - Edinburgh Castle,
and all the history of the Royal Mile in between including Real Mary King’s Close
- plus all the city amenities. Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat are superb spots to view this amazing city and for gardeners the Royal Botanic Gardens
is a must. Child-friendly activities in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Zoo
, famous for its Giant Pandas and for science lovers Our Dynamic Earth.
Culturally Edinburgh is home to three of Scotland’s National Galleries and there are numerous comedy, theatre and music venues. Visit the regenerated Leith waterfront area, home to the Royal Yacht Britannia.
Explore the tranquillity of East Lothian's shores on the Firth of Forth, from the picturesque harbours, pretty towns and seaside villages such as North Berwick and Dunbar, the dramatic coastline, miles of stunning sandy beaches, nature reserves, golf courses, fine castles, stately homes and the wild places in the Lammermuir and Pentland Hills should all be part of your holiday experience. Visit Concorde at the nearby aviation National Museum of Flight
or learn about our amazing wildlife at the Scottish Seabird Centre. On a fine day the volcanic mass of Bass Rock, home to hundreds of seabirds, can be seen from the coastline close to Drum Mohr. Why not book a boat trip from North Berwick to see them closer?
Scotland’s Golf Coast
If you want to have a Scottish golfing camping trip you could not pick a better location than our gorgeous North Berwick campsite Drummohr. There are 21 golf courses in East Lothian. Our Edinburgh caravan site is located right next to the Royal Musselburgh Golf Course and the famous 9-hole Musselburgh Golf Course, located in the centre of the famous Musselburgh racecourse, is 5 minutes’ drive away. Musselburgh also has a third golf course, the Musselburgh Links. The famous golf courses at Gullane and North Berwick are just a short drive away.
Please speak with our site wardens for their own recommendations and check amenities and opening times in advance with the venue to ensure that they are not operating with covid restrictions.
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