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By Plane

  • · Edinburgh Airport

    Edinburgh Airport (IATA: EDI, ICAO: EGPH) is located at Turnhouse in the City of Edinburgh. Flight Information, Arrivals and Departures, Transport, Directions and Parking.

By Train

  • · East Coast

    East Coast serves the main Edinburgh to London route.

  • · ScotRail

    First ScotRail are the operating company for many routes within Scotland.

By Automobile

  • · AVIS

    AVIS Car Retal Locations in and near Edinburgh, Scotland.

By Taxi

  • · Central Taxis

    Central Taxis of Edinburgh is the largest taxi company in the city.

By Public Transport

  • · Traveline Scotland

    Public Transport Information: Timetables, Travel Planner. There's also an App for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry.

Eat & Drink

Fast Food

Night Life

Bars & Clubs


In a Hostel

  • · Central Youth Hostel

    The Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is just 0.5 miles from the shops of Princes Street and Edinburgh Rail Station. It provides a licensed café and restaurant, a shared kitchen and modern rooms with private shower rooms.

  • · Haggis Hostels

    Just 50 metres from Edinburgh's bustling Princes Street, Haggis Hostels is set in a renovated 18th-century Georgian building. Secure luggage lockers are available for guests, alongside a laundry service and Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

Bed & Breakfast

  • · Claremont House

    This charming Victorian house is situated in a quiet, leafy area of Edinburgh's city centre. It is surrounded by large gardens, and has a drawing room with an open fire and period features. A continental breakfast with fresh fruits, cereals, porridge and croissants is served in the morning, along with a full cooked Scottish breakfast.

  • · Ramsay's Bed & Breakfast

    In Edinburgh's New Town, Ramsay's Bed & Breakfast offers superb accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Princes Street and Waverley Railway Station are each just a 10-minute walk from this spacious town house.

Nice Apartments

  • · Chester Residence

    Chester Residence consists of 4 Georgian town houses in the West End of Edinburgh. The art galleries, museums, shops, cafes and restaurants are a short walk away.

  • · Oakhill Apartments

    Sumptuously furnished, these 5-star luxury apartments boast beautiful décor, sound systems, and LCD TVs with Sky+ channels. Free parking is available, and Edinburgh's historic centre is just a 10-minute drive.

Only the Best

  • · The Balmoral Hotel

    Located on Princes Street, The Balmoral has a Michelin-starred restaurant, a pool and a gym. Many rooms have views towards Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town.

  • · The Howard

    Small and discreet, this elegant 5-star hotel has a great setting in Edinburgh's New Town. The Howard is made up of 3 beautiful Georgian houses with luxurious rooms. A team of professional butlers is on hand to assist guests.

See & Do

Main Sights

  • · Calton Hill

    Calton Hill is a hill in central Edinburgh, just to the east of the New Town and is included in the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site. Calton Hill is the headquarters of the Scottish Government, which is based at St Andrew's House.

  • · Edinburgh Castle

    Visit Edinburgh's famous castle for a great family day out in Scotland. Book your tickets online now and beat the queues!

Churches & Cathedrals

  • · Rosslyn Chapel

    Rosslyn Chapel was founded on a small hill above Roslin Glen as a Catholic collegiate church in the mid-15th century. The chapel has featured in speculative theories regarding Freemasonry and the Knights Templar.

  • · St. Giles Cathedral

    St Giles' Cathedral is the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. The church has been one of Edinburgh's religious focal points for approximately 900 years.


  • · Fruitmarket Gallery

    The Gallery presents world-class, thought-provoking and challenging art made by both Scottish and international artists in an environment that is welcoming, engaging, informative and always free.

  • · National Galleries of Scotland

    The National Galleries of Scotland comprises the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.


  • · Royal Scottish Academy

    The Royal Scottish Academy of Art is an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose sole purpose is to promote and support the creation, understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibitions and related educational events.

Parks & Gardens

  • · Royal Botanic Garden

    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is a world-renowned scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation.

With Kids

  • · Edinburgh Zoo

    Home to the UK's only giant pandas and more than 1,000 other amazing animals Edinburgh Zoo offers an amazing day out for all the family.

  • · Real Mary King's Close

    Buried deep beneath Edinburgh's Royal Mile lies the city's deepest secret warren of hidden streets that has remained frozen in time since the 17th century.