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Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland sitting on the southern shores of the Firth of Forth, is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and famous for it's rich culture and history. For a city break with a difference, Edinburgh certainly meets all the criteria with so many different things to see and do.

Edinburgh plays host to what is potentially Europe's largest summer festival that includes the International Book festival, Jazz festival and the world famous Fringe where commedians from around the world entertain in hundreds of venues around the city - the festicals run throughout August.

Plus, Edinburgh is one of the top cities in the world when it comes to hosting New Years Eve celebrations - Edinburgh castle is lit up by thousands of fireworks while the Princes Street party rocks to the live bands.

Top attractions
Edinburgh castle
Scott Monument
Holyrood Palce
Arthur's seat
Dynamic Earth
Royal Botanic Gardens
Visit the old port of Leith & Royal Yacht Britannia

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Accommodation in Edinburgh

The accommodation in Edinburgh is of very high quality and if you find yourself renting one of the pretty and spacious town houses, count yourself lucky as they tend to get booked up quickly.

The most convenient areas to stay are in the Old or New town. From here, you can practically walk everywhere in the city. In general, holiday rentals in Edinburgh are great value when compared to some other European cities whether renting a holiday home, town house or an apartment.

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Twin centre holidays

If you are taking a city break in Edinburgh, which can be exhausting with all the sight seeing, why not combine your stay with a visit to the Scottish Highlands.

There are so many interesting places to see such as Loch Morlich near Aviemore or doing some skiing in the winter at the Nevis Range.

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Other activities

  • A trip out to Gullin east of Edinburgh - excellent white sandy beaches and challenging links golf
  • Take a night time guided walk of the old town and the hidden pathways beneath the North Bridge
  • Try the Whisky Experience on the Royal Mile
  • Edinburgh zoo and see the giant pandas
  • Book a day tour and see some of Scotland's top attractions such as Rosslyn Chapel or Loch Ness

Our view on Edinburgh

Great fun and packed with iconic palaces, museums and art galleries - plus, a city break in Edinburgh is more than just a visit to the Edinburgh Castle - the back streets are lined with bars, rustic wine taverns, excellent restaurants and shops. A fantastic city to visit any time of the year...