Edinburgh is one of the most visited locations in Scotland and within Europe, offering a unique blend of historical buildings, hidden wynds and some fantastic architecture. The city has 2 main areas, the new town where you will find Princes Street and the main shopping regions of the city and old town where you will find the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and a more historical section of the city.

For anyone planning to visit Edinburgh we have a great selection of information available to help you plan your trip.Visit our attractions section to see a great list of all the main attractions in the city and use our filter search to find specific attractions, events and activities to your liking.

We also have a great range of accommodation available, simply visit our accommodation section below to find the accommodation that suites your taste and budget.

Things to do

There are a vast number of attractions throughout the city of Edinburgh, both free and paid and suitable for a range of ages. The National Museum of Scotland is the most visted museum in the UK (outwith London) and Edinburgh Castle is the most visited attraction in Scotland.

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Whats On

The festival season is well known in Edinburgh and it attracts hundreds of thousands of people each year to the city. The main time to visit is in the summer months when the Fringe Festival and the Military Tattoo take place in the city.

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Things to see

Edinburgh is one of the most visited areas in Scotland and there is a great selection of attractions to discover. The most popular is paid attraction in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Castle and the most visited free attraction is the National Museum of Scotland.

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Where to stay

There is a diverse range of accommodation in Edinburgh from some of the best luxury hotels in Scotland to budget hostel accommodation. The Balmoral Hotel and the Missoni represent two of the best hotels in the city but if you are on a budget try the Travelodge on Princess Street or SmartCity.

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