The capital of Scotland, home of tartan and whisky! A quirky city overlooking the sea, with Medieval cobbled streets and a famous castle at the end of the ‘Royal Mile.’ Jam packed with history, arts and top class dining, Edinburgh has something for everyone. Not forgetting the pandas all the way from China at Edinburgh Zoo!
- As one of the most haunted cities in Britain, an evening ghost tour is a great way to seek out Edinburgh’s past.
- For whisky enthusiasts there is a Scotch masterclass or for the gin connoisseur head to the boutique Edinburgh gin distillery and take a guided tasting.
- Get some competitive spirit going with a Highland Games experience including hay bale rolling, tug of war and highland dancing!
Best time to visit
Edinburgh is a great destination to visit at any time of year, whether you are looking for crisp winter days with the possibility of snow and warming up by the fire with a scotch or sunny summer strolls with a handcrafted gin!