By Car
Take the A7 Edinburgh road for approx 4 mile to the Cameron Toll roundabout (it has a railway bridge going over the top of it). Again follow the A7 city centre sign and you are now on Dalkeith Road. You will then come to a set of traffic lights at T-junction. Head through the lights, at the next junction, head through the lights and Spence Street is the second opening on your left opposite the church.  
By Bus or Train
Either take a taxi from the centre which will cost about four Pounds or you can take the local bus from Princes Street. The stop is outside Burtons Department store opposite the

BUS:- when you come out of St Andrews Square Bus Station follow the direction the buses drive out) turn left into St Andrews Square and walk down to Princes Street you will see the Waverley Shopping Centre entrance across the junction) Turn right on Princes Street and you will then see the bus stop outside Burtons Dept Store.  

TRAIN:- Either come up the Waverley steps onto Princes Street or come up the taxi ramp onto Waverley Bridge, turn right and walk up onto Princes Street you will then see the bus stop on the shop side of Princes Street.

To Gil Dun from the city center take either the number 14, 30, 33 or a green 86. The fare is £1.50 single or £3.50 unlimited day pass (not night bus) and you will need exact fare as drivers do not give change. Ask the driver for the stop past the Commonwealth Swimming Pool. If you sit to the left hand side of the bus, you will see the pool and can be ready to get off. You then cross over the road at the church into Spence Street.

By Air
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From Edinburgh Airport either by Taxi (35 minutes) which will cost about £24 or take the Airport bus to Waverley Bridge (£4.50 single £8 return). Then follow directions above for Train/Bus. From  leaving the airport to arriving at the Gil Dun will take a little over an hour by Bus.  If you get lost at any point find a phone box, take a note of which street you are on, if by car which way the car is pointing, and we will give you easy directions.
Local Bus Information


Gil Dun Guest House
9 Spence Street
Mid Lothian
EH16 5AG

0131 667 1368
Fax: 0131 668 4989