With panoramic views of Edinburgh Castle and Arthur’s Seat, the family-run Ardleigh House is less than one mile from Leigh Dock. It offers comfortable rooms and free parking. Rooms at the Ardleigh are decorated in warm colours and have pinewood wardrobes and writing desks. Rooms include TVs and a hospitality tray. The spacious dining room serves traditional cooked Scottish and vegetarian breakfasts. There are several excellent bistro’s and seafood restaurants surrounding the dock. The Royal Botanic Gardens are just 500 metres from the Ardleigh. There is a bus stop outside the guest house with regular services to Edinburgh city centre, which is 1.5 miles away. Edinburgh has fantastic sightseeing including the Scottish Gallery of National Art and Holyrood Palace.