Edinburgh villages: 12 of the loveliest villages near Edinburgh that are perfect for a day trip

There are many beautiful villages near Edinburgh.

Edinburgh is famous for its beauty and features on travel bucket lists around the world as a result.

But Edinburgh’s appeal should not be allowed to overshadow the many attractive villages within easy reach of the city. Across the Lothians, over in Fife and down in the Borders there are many beautiful places to visit. Here are a few you might want to explore.