The Duddingston area of Edinburgh lies to the East of the City Centre. Shopping in the area is well catered for with the Fort Kinnaird Leisure and Retail Park, the Asda Superstore at the Jewel and local shopping facilities in Portobello and Musselburgh, which also has a Tesco Supermarket.
The area has good transport links to Edinburgh and surrounding areas and has easy access to the City Bypass. The area also has two train stations, one at Brunstane and one at Newcraighall providing links to Edinburgh City Centre, the Newcraighall Station having park and ride facility.
Schooling is well represented in the area from nursery to senior level.