Edinburgh - one of the world’s most beautiful cities, boasting a unique mix of contemporary culture and heritage with many places to visit and fun things to see and do.
Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, stroll down The Royal Mile and enjoy a bird’s eye view from Camera Obscura, a barrel ride tour of The Scotch Whisky Experience or discover Loch Ness in 3D. Journey through our planet at Dynamic Earth, visit The Scottish Parliament and Palace of Holyroodhouse, Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, or board The Royal Yacht Britannia at the nearby port of Leith.
Enjoy the sights from an open-top Edinburgh Bus Tour, take a guided walk with Mercat Tours or go underground to The Real Mary King’s Close or Edinburgh Dungeon. Experience nature close up at Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World, Scottish Seabird Centre and the Royal Botanic Garden.
Edinburgh is renowned for year round festivals and events such as Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh International Science Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Royal Highland Show. The arts are celebrated in the National Galleries of Scotland, collections at the National Museums Scotland and theatre at Edinburgh Playhouse and Edinburgh Festival Theatres. On the outskirts, visit the grand Dalmeny House, take an underwater safari at Deep Sea World, retrace the footsteps of miners at the Scottish Mining Museum, attend a race meet at Musselburgh Racecourse. To explore Scotland, take a day trip or extended tour to the Highland and Islands with Rabbie’s Trail Burners, Haggis Adventures or Highland Experience Tours.
Edinburgh Capital Group offers something for everyone, day and night, from history and heritage to natural world, festivals and gardens.