Eastfield, Edinburgh

 Eastfield shown within Edinburgh
OS grid referenceNT325732
Council areaCity of Edinburgh
Lieutenancy areaCity of Edinburgh
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode district EH15
Dialling code 0131
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK ParliamentEdinburgh East
Scottish ParliamentEdinburgh Eastern
List of places

Coordinates: 55°56′49″N 3°04′52″W / 55.947°N 3.081°W / 55.947; -3.081

Eastfield is a primarily residential district on the north eastern outskirts of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It lies between Joppa and the Edinburgh City boundary with Musselburgh. The district is bounded on the north by the Firth of Forth, on the west by Joppa and the main East Coast rail line, and on the south by farmland and the grounds of Newhailes House a National Trust for Scotland property. The western boundary leads into Musselburgh along the coast, passing the small harbour at Fisherrow. In addition to housing, Eastfield includes Portobello Cemetery and a private 5 hole golf course behind the houses on the south side of Milton Road.

Portobello Cemetery

The cemetery lies on Milton Road East in Eastfield. The southern section holds a large Muslim graveyard. Notable interments include:


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