Edinburgh is Scotland’s Capital City and home to the famous Scottish Parliament building where you can take a tour and learn about Scotland’s political past. This city is truly international and attracts tourist from all over the world with its history, quaint cobbled streets and lots of festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival, Festival Fringe, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and of course Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. There is always something to see and do in Edinburgh.  

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PLACES TO VISIT IN EDINBURGH

Don’t miss the hidden gem of Dean Village

Only minutes from Princes Street and the Water of Leith is this most amazing little village with cobbled streets, lovely old and historic buildings and beautiful views along the river.
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Soak up the vibrant bustling atmosphere of the Grassmarket in one of its outdoor bistros

The Grassmarket is an ideal place to eat, drink, shop and take in the atmosphere of the historic part of the Old Town
Grassmarket
Edinburgh EH1 2JU Scotland GB

Investigate the neo-classical architecture of the New Town

The New Town was actually built in the 18th century and incorporates neo-classical style buildings with tall ceilings and decorative finishes.
Edinburgh EH2 1AW Scotland GB

Journey around our world past, present and future at the National Museum of Scotland

This museum is fascinating, inspiring and a great day out for all ages. Find out about dinosaurs, animals around the world and the wonders of natur
Chambers Street
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Shop, eat and enjoy the gardens in Princes Street

Edinburgh’s Princes Street is the start of the New Town and a lovely place to enjoy a day shopping with its beautiful gardens running alongside it and the castle high up overlooking it.
Princes Street
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Take a leisurely walk along the Royal Mile to experience the Old Town

The Royal Mile
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Bring out your creative side – experience the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Queen Street 1
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North Berwick Law

The pretty town of North Berwick is a joy in itself but it also boasts the North Berwick Law, a hill of volcanic rock that survived the ice age.
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Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat

If it’s panoramic and breathtaking views you are after, the summit of Arthur’s Seat offers one of the best vantage points over the city
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Take a stroll around the Meadows

After the dank of the underground vaults, enjoy the fresh air in the large public park, The Meadows.

Check Out The Underground

Edinburgh is a city with secrets. The Blair Street underground caverns are magnificent and breathtaking.

Visit Holyrood Palace

The Palace of Holyroodhouse stands at the end of the Royal Mile and is the official Scottish residence of Queen Elizabeth.

Drop in at St. Giles’ Cathedral

The Royal Mile

The name was given to the main thoroughfare in the Old Town of Edinburgh, the Royal Mile is formed by the succession of streets
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Gilmerton Cove

Gilmerton Cove is a series of underground passageways and chambers hand-carved from sandstone located beneath the streets of Gilmerton, an ex-mining village, now a southeastern suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Sunset at Calton Hill

How many cities do you know of that have hills protruding right in the middle?
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Edinburgh Scotland GB

PLACES TO STAY IN EDINBURGH

Carlowrie Castle

Voted one of the top three venues in Europe under 200 bedrooms at The 2016 International Hotel Awards.
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Eastside Stable

Off the beaten track yet just 10 miles from central Edinburgh, Stable Cottage is the perfect bolthole for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Set amidst the swathes of rich purple heather, wild flowers and Scots pines, it offers miles of walking from your doorstep.
Penicuik EH26 9LN Eastside, Scotland GB

Eastside Byre

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this cosy cottage in the Pentland Hills is part of a beautifully converted 18th Century farmstead near Edinburgh. The Byre is ideal for holidays but also small parties & family gatherings in the country.
Penicuik EH26 9LN Eastside, Scotland GB

Eastside Steading

The Steading Cottage is hidden in a peaceful glen of the Pentlands Hills surrounded by rugged heather hills, long walks & spectacular views. Explore the stunning landscapes & nearby Edinburgh – or just curl up by a roaring fire in your hilltop hideaway.
Penicuik EH26 9LN Eastside, Scotland GB

Westside Woodshed

The Woodshed is a modern architectural gem just 10 miles from central Edinburgh.
Penicuik EH26 9LN GB

23 Mayfield

Edinburgh guest houses luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Edinburgh, formerly Barony Guest House, owners formerly of Aonach Mor, close to Edinburgh shopping, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh museums, art galleries and visitor attractions.
Mayfield Gardens 23
Edinburgh EH9 2BX Scotland GB

Porteous’ Studio

Porteous’ Studio is a simple, Architect designed holiday home in Edinburgh.

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