Capital City Scottish Style
One of the most striking of Europe’s capital cities, Edinburgh is seated on a combination of extinct volcano cones and rocky crags and the city itself has a unique haunting beauty.
Edinburgh has a multicultural air about it, and is one of Scotland’s most sophisticated cities. It boasts one of the best nightlife’s in the UK, and becomes a beacon of cultural activity during the Festival in August.
Edinburgh is a city where you will never be bored, its cultural offering is unrivalled in the UK, with museums, theatres and galleries for all tastes, and if you’re around over the New Year don’t forget to check out the Hogmanay celebrations, the biggest New Year’s Eve party in the world.
Scotland's top tourist attraction.
Castle Hill, Edinburgh. Tel: 0131 225 1012Website
The yacht now houses an exhibition giving a feel for the nostalgia and history of this prestigious ship.
Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh. Tel: 0131 555 8800Website
The history and tradition of the whisky distiller’s craft is explained along with a taste of the “Water of Life”.
The Royal Mile, 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh. Tel: 0131 220 0441Website
Evening walks are the Ghost and Gore Tour and the Murder & Mystery Tour. All tours are expertly researched and presented by costumed guides (summoned from the spirit world). Run from May to September.
Tel: 0131 225 6745Website