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Carve out your future at The Open University Musselburgh

The Open University in Musselburgh is one of Scotland's most popular educational institutions for part-time and flexible study. Social opportunity is one of its founding principles, which ensures that its high-quality education is accessible to people of all ages, qualifications and income brackets. Through their close work with various partners, including businesses, trade unions and voluntary groups, the university is able to provide personalised and professional learning opportunities for people from all walks of life.

Getting to know Musselburgh

Musselburgh is a quaint, historic town in East Lothian, a short way outside the limits of Edinburgh. It's known for its racecourse, great golfing and a mussel fishing industry that's been part of the town for generations. This rustic market town is also characterised by its architecture and scattered with various unique and ancient buildings like the high street's tollbooth and the Mercat Cross.

Discover stately Newhailes

One of Musselburgh's most well-known buildings is Newhailes, a stately Palladian house with gorgeous decorative details, surrounded by sprawling woodland on all sides. Originally built in the 17th century, Newhailes is the perfect place to learn a little more about the history of Musselburgh, and stroll away some stress.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near The Open University Musselburgh? Travelodge Edinburgh Learmonth Hotel is only a 10-minute walk away, and Travelodge Edinburgh Central Rose Street Hotel can be reached in 15 minutes via public transport.