Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Why not stay in Newcraighall near Edinburgh?

Thinking about a visit to Edinburgh in August for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival? Need an affordable place to stay and perhaps a less crowded option than the Edinburgh city centre?

The 7C’s is a cute, new accommodation located on Newcraighall Road near Musselburgh which is a 15 minute bus ride away from the Edinburgh city centre. This area is home to a host of tourist spots which include:

  • Portobello beach resort with a great view to the Firth of Forth
  • Joppa Coastline which includes the Joppa rocks known for their geological interest
  • The historic village of Inveresk lies on the bank of the River Esk
  • Explore the hand-carved passageways and chambers that lie below the Gilmerton Cove
  • Old Craighall lies within the Edinburgh green belt and is home to the Musselburgh golf-course

The location of the 7C’s Cottages in Edinburgh is also convenient and modern. These fun destinations are all within walking distance:

  • The Musselburgh Racecourse is great for a relaxed day out
  • A well-worth visit to 9-hole Musselburgh Links, the Old Golf Course inside the race-track
  • Golf club and golf course Craigmillar Park Golf Club with a panoramic view over the city
  • The Musselburgh Golf Club built around the river Esk
  • The Fort Kinnaird Shopping Centre includes a Starbucks, Caffe Noir and Marks and Spencer
  • Queen Margaret University which is a friendly community and student environment