Top 5 Attractions
in Edinburgh

Entry of National Museum of Scotland

Whether you're looking for family days out for a day out to induce a little romance into your couple's getaway, there's always something to do in Edinburgh. In fact, Edinburgh is known for its wealth of attractions and happens to boast some of the most visited locations in Scotland. Depending on how long you plan on staying, here are just 5 of the top attractions in this fabulous city that we suggest you make time to check out, perfect for family days out as well as those more romantic twosomes.

Edinburgh Has It All

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle, the most visited attraction in Scotland

Edinburgh Castle is perhaps one of the most famous castles not only in Scotland but in the whole of the UK. It's situated at the very top of the Royal Mile and has become one of the biggest visitor attractions. In fact, we'd go as far as to say that it's one of the most iconic buildings in this city. If you love history and architecture, then we know you'll love Edinburgh Castle and all it has to offer. If you're still not convinced, perhaps the fact that it's perched atop an extinct volcano may change your mind?

Edinburgh Zoo

Koala in Edinburgh Zoo

You couldn't find a more family friendly day out than a day at Edinburgh Zoo. Just a short bus ride away from the city centre, Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1000 animals including some seriously adorable giant Pandas. Located in some stunning parkland, Edinburgh Zoo boasts a range of animals from flamingos to koalas and even chimpanzees.

Underground Vaults

Alley going under the Royal Mile in Edinburgh

From ghastly ghouls and hauntings, the Blair Street Underground Vault tours are a must. You'll enjoy exclusive access to underground vaults and some of the world's hidden streets. You'll be taken on an exciting tour filled with gruesome tales. You can even enjoy private tours too. What more could you want?

The Dynamic Earth

views to the Dynamic Earth from Arthur Seat

If you'd love to find out more about our planet, the big bang and how we came to be in existence, then we suggest you take a look at the incredible Dynamic Earth. Learn about not only the creation of our planet but also the past, present and future of this amazing planet.

Walking Tours

Tourists doing the highly rated Edinburgh Tour

If you'd like to see Edinburgh in a totally different light then we suggest you check out the fabulous Blubale guided walks. From their incredible Harry Potter tours, to the Ghost Tours, Blubale offer something special in that our experiences and activities allow visitors to really get to grips with the city. They also offer some incredible Edinburgh specific tours where you can find out more about the city overall too. We suggest taking them up on their offer of all three tours to ensure you really get a great insight into the city.