In the area

The Laird & Dog Inn is perfectly positioned in the town of Lasswade for visitors looking to explore all that Edinburgh and the east coast have to offer.

Set into the hillside of the stunning Pentland Hills Regional Park, only a 10 minute drive from the Laird & Dog, Midlothian Snowsports Centre offers the fun and adrenaline you'd expect from Britain's biggest artificial slope!

For a great family day out visit Cameria Obscura and World of Illusions, Ediburgh's oldest visitor attraction. Spy on passers-by in the street below or pick them up in your hand! The kids will also love Edinburgh Zoo which features a daily penguin parade! Our Dynamic Earth is an interactive experience where visitors explore the planet's past, present and future. A favourite with children and grownups alike.

Edinburgh's Roal Mile is one of the most famous streets in the world, stretching from Ediburgh Castle down to the Palace of Holyrood House. Filled with gift shops, it's a must for visitors to the city. Edinburgh Castle overlooks the city below from the top of an extinct volcano. Visitors to teh castle can view the original 12th century features of the building and hear the '1 o'clock gun' in all its glory. The castle is also the site of many concerts throughout the year and the famous Edinburgh Millitary Tattoo.