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Things To Do
Edinburgh is the inspiring capital of Scotland, where centuries of history meet a vibrant, cosmopolitan city in an unforgettable setting. Discover stunning scenery, striking architecture and fine food, and beautiful coast and countryside in the nearby Lothians. Take advantage of the many delightful things to do and activities available to you during your time in Edinburgh.
Start your shopping trip in the city center. Find all the essential shops on Princes Street, and discover exclusive shops sitting alongside high street favorites and restaurants on nearby George Street. The Scottish shops on the Royal Mile offer perfect souvenirs alongside top-quality cashmere, whisky and delicious handmade fudge.
Edinburgh Castle is a must-see. Built into rugged rock overlooking Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh city center, this is undoubtedly Scotland's most famous castle and the city's most popular tourist attraction with the Crown Jewels, the Stone of Destiny and fantastic views from the castle's ramparts.
The largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo is committed to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation and environmental education. In just one day, meet over 1,000 wonderful animals in their beautiful parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
In and Around Town
Venture up to the highest parts of Edinburgh Castle’s structure for spectacular views of Edinburgh.Edinburgh Castle
Murrayfield stadium is the home of Scottish rugby and houses the offices of the Scottish Rugby Union.Murrayfield Experience
Deep Sea World
One of the premier attractions in Scotland, offering fun for the whole family, no matter what their age.
Royal Yacht of Brittania
Discover what a typical day aboard the Royal Yacht was like for The Queen.