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Miniguide to Edinburgh: The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is steeped in history. You won’t be short of things to do during your stay.
Edinburgh Castle is a must see for anyone visiting the city. One of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe, take a guided tour and discover more about this Scottish icon.
The Royal Mile is the beating heart of the city. This famous street runs through the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town and there’s plenty to explore. Some of the top attractions include the Scotch Whisky Experience, the Canongate Kirkyard, Real Mary Kings Close, Camera Obscura and Our Dynamic Earth, which is tucked beneath Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park. If you can make it to the top of Arthur’s Seat, the summit offers scenic views across the city.
The Museum of Edinburgh also has its home on the Royal Mile. You’ll learn lots of fascinating facts and see over 220,000 objects and artifacts of historical and cultural significance. For a trip down memory lane, head on over to the Museum of Childhood; the first museum of its kind dedicated to the history of childhood. It’s home to a collection of 60 childhood toys and games from years gone by.
If you’re brave enough, the Edinburgh Dungeon is a spooky attraction that all the family can enjoy. Your tour guide will take you on a trip to the past as you explore some of the city’s gruesome past. From torture, plague, rebellion and witchcraft to Guy Fawkes and his failed gunpowder plot. Edinburgh Dungeon packs a real punch.
In keeping with the spooky theme, you can also take a private ghost tour of Edinburgh where you’ll visit the places of reported ghost sightings. This one’s not for the faint hearted!
Edinburgh Travel Information: Edinburgh is served by good transport links including a 24 hour bus service to the airport as well as a tram service. If you’re flying in, it’s about a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh airport into the city centre. You can hire a taxi, coach or minibus to get you where you need to go with ease.