Hello, edinburgh

Edinburgh still breathes the spirit of its past, with its streets running through town like scars of bygone eras. Yet, amidst this tapestry of history, the city gracefully blends ancient heritage with vibrant modernity. Walk the historic Royal Mile, where centuries of stories unfold, explore the bustling Princes Street, and discover the allure of Edinburgh's world-renowned festivals like the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With remarkable architecture, tranquil green spaces, and a wealth of exciting attractions, it's no wonder this city has ignited the imaginations of countless authors and poets throughout history.

To Do & To See

Plenty of things to do and see

Historical architecture in the street of the Old Town in Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Town

Kick off your visit to Edinburgh with a visit to the Old Town. With its narrow winding streets, medieval architecture, and centuries-old buildings, this charming district is the best place to get a glimpse into the city's rich heritage. Stroll along the famous Royal Mile, a vibrant thoroughfare lined with shops, traditional pubs, and historical sites. Explore the hidden 'closes' and alleys that unveil stories of Edinburgh's past, and visit iconic landmarks like the imposing Edinburgh Castle and the beautiful St Giles' Cathedral.

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Looking up the hill at Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Perched atop Castle Rock, overlooking Scotland's capital for over a millennium, the iconic Edinburgh Castle holds a storied past as a military fortress and royal residence. Today, it stands proudly as a museum, showcasing a wealth of historic and precious treasures. Admire the splendour of the Scottish Crown Jewels, marvel at the ancient Stone of Destiny, and witness the medieval bombard known as Mons Meg. After exploring the castle's interior, venture outside to stroll along the charming cobbled promenades and meander through winding stone steps. As you do, bask in the breathtaking vistas that stretch across the city, providing a picturesque backdrop to your visit.

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View down the historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland

Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour

Dive into Edinburgh's historic past and discover the city's acclaimed landmarks and hidden secrets on this Royal Mile guided walking tour. Follow your guide along Edinburgh's legendary Royal Mile as you gain a fascinating insight into the famous writers, poets, and inventors who have called the city home. Hear tales of Scotland's national bard—Robert Burns—and see top landmarks such as St Giles' Cathedral and the National Galleries of Scotland.

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Kilchurn Castle, Scotland

Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh

Discover the enigmatic Loch Ness and the sublime Scottish Highlands on this day trip from Edinburgh. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Explore the famous Cairngorms National Park and soak up the stunning views of the Scottish Highlands, with an optional cruise for a chance to spot Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

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The Green Man carving in Rosslyn Chapel - a medieval church near Edinburgh

Rosslyn Chapel

For a mysterious journey through Scotland's myths and legends, head over to Rosslyn Chapel, a magnificent chapel featured in Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code.' Hear the intriguing tales behind Rosslyn’s beautiful ornate carvings before taking a peaceful walk along Roslin Glen Country Park.

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The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland offers a one-of-a-kind adventure for all history enthusiasts. In their galleries, you'll come across ancient Egyptian mummies, the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Keep an eye out for the temporary exhibitions as well.

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