The Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Fringe festival, Edinburgh


With an abundance of history, top quality attractions and beautiful architecture, Edinburgh is an incredible capital city. Spend your time there at unforgettable historic sites, world-class festivals and incredible cafes and restaurants. This is a UNESCO City of Literature, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Time Out's best top cities in the world.

Map of Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh


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How to Travel to and around Edinburgh

Edinburgh is linked to by an extensive network of roads, rail services and flights which makes travel to the city possible from every corner of the world, while the city's compact size makes exploring easy.

Getting to

Bus and coach

There are many frequent and affordable bus services that travel from various main cities to Edinburgh daily. Most buses to Edinburgh arrive at the Edinburgh Bus Station that is located on St Andrew Square in the city centre.





Getting around


Edinburgh is easily explored on foot with most key attractions within walking distance of each other. Attractions beyond the city centre can be reached cost effectively by public transport and again explored further by foot.

Find walks in and around Edinburgh

Bus and coach




A tip from your local expert

The Georgian House

Fancy a spot of time travel? Visit The Georgian House and join an expert guide through the sumptuous 18th century interiors reminiscent of Jane Austen novels. Use the dressing up box to get into Regency character, too! A fascinating gem.


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