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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Musselburgh?
If your trip to Musselburgh is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.You may need to ask your boss for some more time off, because Musselburgh is overflowing with bucket-list worthy attractions. First to be checked off your list should be Arthur’s Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse. You won’t want to miss Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Greyfriars Kirk either.Experience the best that this city has to offer by adding Holyrood Park and Royal Commonwealth Pool to your travel itinerary. If you’ve got some spare time, have a look at Easter Road Stadium and Scottish Parliament as well.Near the city center, Portobello Beach is one attraction you might like to consider putting on your to-do list. Dalkeith Country Park and Morrisons Haven are also a stone’s throw away and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Musselburgh?
See what’s going on in nearby Cocklawburn Beach. What’s 45 miles when you’ve got your very own ride? The drive there is half the fun! See the best sights beginning with Haggerston Castle, Chain Bridge Honey Farm and Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard. Don’t miss Castle Sands either! Just 30 miles away, St. Andrews Links, Old Course at St Andrews and Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews are non-negotiable stops here.
Where are the best beaches near Musselburgh?
There’s nothing quite like rolling down the car window and feeling the cool, salty breeze in your hair while you’re cruising along the seaside. Pack a picnic and spend some time enjoying the sun at one of the fantastic beaches near Musselburgh. Top options include:

  • Joppa Shore (2 miles away).
  • Portobello Beach (3 miles away).
  • Seton Sands (5 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Musselburgh?
Booking a rental car is a fantastic option for professionals who travel a lot. If your visit to Musselburgh is largely for work-related purposes, you ought to know where the best convention and business centers are situated. These are just some of the top suggestions:

  • Royal Mile (6 miles away).
  • City Chambers (6 miles away).
  • Riddle’s Court (6 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Musselburgh?
Whatever your motoring requirements in Musselburgh, will get you there with ease. If you’re in the city on business, a premium car may be right up your street. These vehicles come with high-quality finishes, sleek interiors, and a host of contemporary features. Traveling on a budget and need to save a few dollars? A compact car or a mini is a sensational option. These smaller rides are cheaper to run and a dream when it comes to maneuvering through busy streets and traffic. If you’ve got the little ones (and tons of luggage) in tow, a full-size car will give you all the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Musselburgh?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a wide variety of both high-end and economy rental vehicles available in Musselburgh. What you end up going with is largely dependent on your funds and what you’re planning to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized sedan? Otherwise, if you’re just after something to whiz around town in as cheaply as possible, stick with an economy vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
What side of the road do they drive on in Musselburgh?
In Musselburgh, you’ll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. This means the driver’s seat is on the right side. If you’ve chosen a manual transmission rental vehicle, get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
Does Musselburgh have peak-hour traffic?
One of the great things about hitting the road in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of only 23,600, you can look forward to a smooth Musselburgh driving experience.
Is it difficult to park in Musselburgh?
It can be. Driving round the block looking for a place to park is all part of the experience in Musselburgh. Getting near busy attractions is easier if you plan ahead.
Are there speed limits in Musselburgh?
In Musselburgh, speed limits range from 20mph to 70mph. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 20mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Edinburgh?
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may provide your contact details to local authorities so the fine is issued directly to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Edinburgh?
Seat belts have to be worn in Edinburgh. However, the rules may vary for some vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Musselburgh?
Not only is it prohibited to hold your cell phone while cruising in your car around Musselburgh, but you may even be fined for using hands-free functions like Bluetooth.
What are the rules around drink driving in Musselburgh?
In Musselburgh, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks with dinner, you’d be wise to leave your rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Musselburgh?
Traffic laws in Musselburgh allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for a green signal. Before making the maneuver, the car must fully stop and the driver must be certain that the lane is clear before proceeding.

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