Overview

The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is an exciting city explore, from its Fringe Festival in summer to the iconic Edinburgh Castle – a hub of many iconic events throughout the year and home to rich Scottish heritage.

Wander the city by foot, discover the impressive Palace of Holyroodhouse, experience the Edinburgh Dungeon, or embark on a Seafari Adventure – browse our city guide for more Edinburgh attractions.

See what else Edinburgh has to offer and book a romantic city break.

What's on in Edinburgh

28 May
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain - Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective?

16 June
Pairing up with The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the Edinburgh Whisky Festival brings a huge range of whiskies from Scotland and around the world to the capital, and features a series of masterclasses.

19 - 21 July
Following the huge success of The Beyond Broadway Experience in 2016 & 2017, the Wizard of Oz promises to have you dancing down the Yellow Brick Road all the way to the Emerald City with a very own Beyond Broadway twist!

Staff Recommends

Best Bar: A boutique hotel with a variety of internationally themed luxury bars, Le Monde (George St) is Edinburgh's venue of choice for the discerning party-goer.

Best Scottish RestaurantStac Polly provides the ultimate Scottish food experience. Boasting a central location and a range of inventive takes on traditional dishes – such as haggis in filo parcels – this eatery fuses highland charm with modern cuisine.

Best Kept Secret: One mile from Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat is a remarkably wild piece of highland landscape in the city centre. The views from the 251-metre peak over Edinburgh are truly spectacular.

Learn more about booking a city break in Edinburgh.

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