Edinburgh is a small, pedestrian-friendly city in a beautiful location on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. The city with its seven hills is characterised by Edinburgh Castle which is one of Great Britain’s most visited tourist attractions.
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Things to do in Edinburgh
- Soak up “the Festival”
The cultural jamboree that takes over the city in August is generally referred to as 'the Festival' and includes film, books, jazz, politics, art and the Fringe.
- Climb a volcano and wander around Edinburgh Castle
No other city has an extinct volcano in its limits, so climbing to Arthur's Seat, the tallest of Edinburgh's seven hills, is an essential activity. No-one should leave the city without wandering round lofty Edinburgh Castle which can be seen from all over town. Book a fast-track ticket and skip-the-line. More >>
- Visit The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, which stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat.
- Experience the Edinburgh Dungeon
Delve into the capital’s most blood-curdling history. Live actors, two hair-raising rides, shows and special effects transport you back to those black, bleak times...are you brave enough? More >>
- Take a hop-on hop-off city sightseeing tour
With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Edinburgh. More >>