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Things to do

To Do

Vogrie Country Park contains 11.5 miles of signposted woodland walks as well as a children's play area, cafe, BBQ areas and a golf course.

Vogrie Country Park


(01875) 821716

Crichton Castle, a few mile south of Edinburgh, is under the care of Historic Scotland.

Crichton Castle



The home of 'The Edinburgh Malt' is located in the rolling farmland of East Lothian and houses an excellent exhibition in the listed red brick buildings.

Glenkinchie Distillery


(01875) 342012

Architecture by Robert Adam and William Burn, incorporates a large ‘Castle Style’ tower with corner turrets and intermediate bow windows. The interior boasts a Library and Drawing Room of the “most significance” and a Dining Room with carved woodwork.

Oxenfoord Castle


(01875) 320 844

Soutra Aisle, (the present structure lies just within the boundary of the Scottish Borders from Midlothian) not far from Fala, is the remains of the House of the Holy Trinity, a church that was part of a complex comprising a hospital and a friary.

Soutra Aisle



If you are looking for great pub food and great priced drinks head straight to the Foresters Arms. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is the winning mix and a trip here is well worth it.

The Forresters


(01875) 320705

Comfortable hotel with warm welcome and great food.

The Stair Arms


(01875) 320277

Pathhead village takeaway offering a wide selection of Fish and Chips, pizzas, kebabs. delivery service is also available.

Di Giorgios


(01875) 321002

Organisations and Business links


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Pathhead Medical Centre


We are a predominantly country practice covering a wide geographical area including the outskirts of Dalkeith, Pathhead and Gorebridge in Midlothian across to Pencaitland in East Lothian and down to Heriot and Oxton in the Borders.

01875 320 302

Pathhead Pharmacy


Local Pathhead Pharmacy - 210 Main Street, Pathhead EH37 5PP - Health visitor 01875 320876

01875 320020

Pathhead Music Collective (PMC)


The PMC is a group of professional musicians who live in the village. Please check out their website for more details

Village Shop & Post Office


139 Main St, Pathhead EH37 5PT - Open Monday-Saturday 6.30am-7.30pm, Sunday 7am-5pm.

01875 320447

Pathhead Youth Project (PYP)


Any young people who are in primary 7 or older from the Tynewater area are welcome. We meet in the day room at the front of Pathhead Community Hall, with around 12 to 30 young people attending every night.

Tyne Valley Parishes


Welcome to the Tyne Valley Parish (Church of Scotland) website. Here you will find information about the three churches of Borthwick, Cranstoun and Fala, along with the times of the services held in these churches.

Wahlberg’s Bakery


63 Main St, Pathhead EH37 5PZ - Open Monday-Saturday 7am-4pm

01875 320252

The Bedheids


The Bedheids are committed to helping improve the roadside flower beds in Pathhead.

Tynewater Primary School


32 Crichton Road, Pathhead EH37 5RA. Email -

0131 271 4710

Cousland Community Hall


Cousland Village Hall Association is a community organisation which arranges community events and maintains and runs our local Village Hall for the benefit of everyone living in and around the village.

Pathhead & District Horticultural Society


Affectionately known as 'The Horti' the Society is mentioned in local history books as far back as 1906. Traditionally these societies were set up to promote competition amongst local gardeners, share knowledge and provide a sociable way of meeting other local people with an interest in gardening.

Useful Information


Swift Taxis - 0131 660 5000

Aerial ABW taxis - 0131 663 3232

Tynewater Community Directory on the Midlothian Council website and It has information about Pathhead contacts and community groups.

One Ticket - Weekly, Monthly & Annual Bus Ticket - Covers travel on Borders Buses & Lothian Buses

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