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Weekend escapes – under 2 hours from Edinburgh

Want to get out of Edinburgh fast on a Friday evening? The highlands and islands might be too far for an easy weekend escape, but there are plenty of gorgeous Scottish locations under 2 hours from the capital by train or car that will have you purring at the landscape and raring to go. From lochside cottages to woodland glamping places, forest cabins to historic castles, here's our selection of the best quick escapes under 2 hours from Edinburgh. That's the Cool Place taken care of – the rest of the weekend is all yours!

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Everything I needed for a stay

I'm already looking forward to going again and would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the area. It definitely deserves a five star rating!

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6 out of 5!!!!

This place was amazing… I could not recommend this place enough, I’ll be singing their praise for many years to come and we are going to book again soon.

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Easy to navigate

Great site that offers a really broad range of places to stay across the UK. Easy to navigate and book holidays.

Patrick, Verified Customer

Such a great variety of properties

Found this website when looking to book a staycation for later in the year. Such a great variety of properties and the website is really easy to use. Already shared with my family and friends.

CT, Verified Customer

Great, simple, straightforward

Great, simple and straightforward. I will definitely be using Cool Places again.

SM, Verified Customer