Edinburgh Things to Do

Welcome to Edinburgh Things To Do, your guide to planning an unforgettable holiday in Scotland’s historic capital. And whilst Edinburgh may be a capital city, don’t let this fool you. It’s really a big town (or a wee city) compared to most. So, this means you’ll be able to explore not only our wonderful architecture and history. But our countryside, beaches and other famous Scottish locations too!

Here we hope you find everything you need to know about visiting Edinburgh. Uncover our hidden gems. Find the best places to stay in Edinburgh. Or Edinburgh’s best places to eat. Explore streets steeped in history and legends.

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With an array of outstanding and award-winning Edinburgh restaurants, cafes and bars, eating out in Edinburgh is a culinary, wonderful delight offering a wide and diverse mix of places to both eat and drink which will appeal to all tastes, preferences and budgets.

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Did you know?

Over 75% of Edinburgh’s buildings are listed as historic. This makes us one of the oldest, most mysterious cities in Europe!

We’re Just Wee

Edinburgh is a wee city! And we have more trees per head of population than any other city in the UK, with 112 parks and is just 30 mins from the courntyside.

Has Two Cities

Yes, Edinburgh is actually comprised of many layers. We have what we call the “Old Town” and the “New Town”. And the Old Town is built upon an even older town, that you can now explore. Visit our underground lost city and vaults.

Join In The Best Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largets arts festival in the world! Kicking off annually in August this is a must see event, where the cities population doubles in size. It really is a bucket list experience!


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