Visitor Attractions

The Scottish capital spread out from this medieval stronghold perched on top of an extinct volcano.
Jacob’s Ladder is an ancient, public pathway - one of Edinburgh's many steep wynds - that scales the lower
This bronze, memorial statue of James Braidwood, widely regarded as the founder of modern firefighting tech
The Scottish Fire Heritage museum is a free museum that recalls the history of firefighting across Scotland
The Festival Wheel (aka "Edinburgh Festival Wheel" and "Big Wheel") is a large mechanical, red and white Fe
A modern whisky and gin distillery on the edge of Holyrood Park, in a co
Impressive neo-classical mansion, 16 miles or so from central Edinburgh, set in 5,000 acres of combined coa
The National Monument of Scotland Calton Hill is the most iconic of the cluster of historic buildings atop
A National Trust for Scotland property situated in 34 acres of woodland and parkland, 6 miles from Edinburgh…
An elegant Georgian building that provides a window into Leith’s maritime past.
The Museum of Childhood is a small, free museum on Edinburgh's Royal Mile aimed at adults and children.
The oldest concert hall in Scotland and museum carrying over 400 historical musical instruments.
Craft ale brewery situated just south of the Edinburgh bypass near Ikea and Pentland Hills Regional Park.
Statue of Adam Smith, the "Father of Economics", erected in 2008. Walking tour starting point.
The home to Scotland's supreme courts on the Royal Mile.
Inveresk Lodge Garden is a National Trust for Scotland walled garden on a hillside, in the small village of…
Granny's Green Steps (or Granny Green's Steps if you believe the steps have been misnamed) connect the…
St Giles' is the huge, imposing cathedral that is situated on the Royal Mile, beside Parliament Square.
Housed in a 17th century close in the Old Town, this small museum celebrates the lives of famous Scottish…
Kinneil House dates back to the 15th century and was once a popular home for the Dukes of Hamilton.