Surprising Days Out

Looking for days out in Midlothian that are far from the run of the mill? From golf or falconry to paddle boarding, there are memory making experiences for all ages to be found in Midlothian.


The Top Tracer Golf Range at Melville Golf Centre is well known for being the perfect starter for beginner golf and great for all the family. Try a lesson or enjoy a 9 hole pay  & play or play their driving range. There’s something to keep everyone entertained, no matter their experience.

Pay and Play


All weather golf

Cafes nearby like The Papermill in Lasswade



Perhaps you’d like to discover Dalhousie Falconry, a fabulous day out where children and adults can enjoy something unique and be introduced up close to an owl or a raptor.

Children aged 12 and under can take part in a special experience where they will be introduced to all the birds and fly an owl plus there’s a variety of experiences for adults too.

Places to eat near by include Stewart Brewing Pizza Kitchen.


If you’re keen to get off dry land then Driftwood Adventure has a multitude of adventurous experiences to enjoy including paddle boarding on Gladhouse Reservoir.

Ryze is the ultimate fun indoor experience. The award winning trampolining park is open from 0930 every day.


Days out in Midlothian- surprisingly close for adventure, mystery, nature, freedom and fun.