Whiskey, Mussels, and World-Class Golf: The 4-Day Weekend in Edinburgh

Whiskey, Mussels, and World-Class Golf: The 4-Day Weekend in Edinburgh

Scotland is the ancestral home to two of humankind’s greatest achievements—golf and whiskey. Fans could easily spend a decade or more playing courses and sampling drams without getting bored. But if you only have four days, Edinburgh is the place to start. A bustling city with a continental cosmopolitan flavor, the Scottish capital is not only a great base to explore some of eastern Scotland’s finest golf courses, but also one of the best places in the UK to eat and drink.

You’ll need to rent a car to get back and forth to the golf courses, but you’ll want to leave it in the hotel garage while exploring in Edinburgh. The city is eminently walkable, and when you’re worn out, cabs are plentiful.

Driving on the left (also known as the wrong side) takes about a … Read the rest