Edinburgh history: 7 fascinating prehistoric and ancient sites just a short drive from Edinburgh you can visit

We take a look at the best prehistoric and ancient sites you can visit within a short drive of Edinburgh city centre.

From Neolithic and Bronze Age hill settlements and burial mounds as old as the pyramids of Giza, to Iron Age remains and Roman-era forts, there are plenty of fascinating things to see in and around the Capital.

Take a look through our photo gallery to discover 7 incredible prehistoric and ancient sites in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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