Explore Edinburgh Castle
Start exploring the Royal Mile at Edinburgh Castle. There has been human activity on the rock since the 2nd century with the current royal castle a 12th-century addition. Allow two hours to explore the castle and its story, although you could spend much longer here.
Check out the underground
Edinburgh is a city with secrets. The Blair Street underground caverns are magnificent and breathtaking. Dating from the 18th century, this dark, damp underworld became the home of some of Edinburgh’s poorest. Is this why they were built? Was it a way of expanding the city and hiding the destitute?
With so much to do in Edinburgh, where will you start?