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The Forth Bridge, Queensferry, Scotland
The Forth Bridge, which spans the Firth of Forth, linking Lothian to Fife.

The Lothians - home to many fascinating and historic towns, from small villages such as Stenton and Garvald to Scotland's Capital City, Edinburgh.

The Lothian section of Encyclopedia Alba offers you information on 17 towns and villages from the roaming Bathgate Hills to the Sunniest Town in Scotland, Dunbar. Browse through our pages to discover The Lothian's colourful history, its local businesses, its tourist attractions and go gift shopping in The Biggar Department Store.

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, Lothian Scotland
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh with the Salisbury Craggs in the background.
Dynamic Earth is a visitor centre catering for all ages about the history of the planet from the beginning to the modern day. Experience icebergs, rainforests and earthquakes and discover more about the world you live in. Dynamic Earth was opened in Edinburgh, Lothian in 2000.

There is plenty to discover in Lothian - whether you live here, are a visitor or are looking for new work. From the bustle of Edinburgh's financial and shopping districts to the tranquility of Preston Mill near East Linton, from strolling the Capital's parks to hiking in the Pentlands, there is something for everyone in this part of Scotland.

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