If your trip to Lasswade is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Make the short drive out of the middle of the neighborhood and spend an afternoon discovering Dalhousie Castle and Hawthornden Castle. Once you’ve marked them off your to-do list, point your car in the direction of Gilmerton Cove.
If you’re eager to head out on a day trip, we have a few ideas. Why not load up the car and find out what’s going on in Gilmerton or Liberton? You’ll find Gilmerton 2 miles away. If you’re planning to see Liberton, it’s 3 miles away. Both have a great variety of accommodations if you’re eager to jump into a warm bed after a big day of sightseeing.
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car, blasting some tunes and heading to the seaside. Lasswade has some lovely beaches close by, so grab a good book (and a kite if the wind’s up) and set off to one of these beautiful options:
Joppa Shore (5 miles away).
Portobello Beach (5 miles away).
Seton Sands (10 miles away).
If you’re traveling to Lasswade for work-related purposes, there’s a good chance you’ll be visiting some business and convention centers. With your own set of wheels, you can relax knowing you’ll get there on time. Here are some of the biggest and the best:
Royal Mile (6 miles away).
City Chambers (6 miles away).
Riddle’s Court (6 miles away).
Every good car should be comfy, reliable, and practical. So, we’d recommend opting for a full-size car or an SUV if you intend to use Lasswade as a starting point to road trip around Edinburgh. These larger vehicles have roomier interiors and a powerful engine to take you around the highways comfortably and safely. If you’re here to spend your time in the city, a cost-effective car, like a mini or a compact, will be a good fit. These cute cars handle like a dream when it comes to maneuvering those busy streets!
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting the car of your dreams is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the joy of tearing down the open road in a high-end convertible, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you want is a dependable set of wheels to get you from point A to point B. Flashy or affordable? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Lasswade.
In Lasswade, drivers stick to the left side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If you’ve opted for a manual transmission vehicle, you’ll have to get used to changing gears with your left hand.
With Edinburgh having a smaller population of around 465,000, traffic isn’t a huge worry in neighborhoods like Lasswade. As with most destinations, the roads are busier as people commute to and from work. Try to avoid those times for a hassle-free ride.
It can be. Circling the block looking for a place to park is a common experience in Lasswade. Getting close to the top sights is easier if you plan in advance.
Lasswade is a neighborhood in the city of Edinburgh, where speed limits range from 20mph to 70mph. However, these limits can change. Residential zones are generally 20mph unless signed otherwise.
One of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may give your contact information to local authorities so the fine is sent straight to you.
Seat belts are compulsory in Edinburgh. However, the rule may vary for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.
It’s against the law to operate a cell phone while you’re on the road in Lasswade. You may even be hit with a fine for just holding a phone while you’re in the driver’s seat.
When operating a vehicle in Lasswade, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. Planning to have a few beers while you’re out? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Traffic laws in Lasswade permit drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearest to them without waiting for a green signal. Before doing so, the vehicle must come to a complete stop and the driver must be certain that the lane is clear before continuing on.