Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with amazing views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.
Things to do in Edinburgh
Go shopping in Victoria Street: Edinburgh’s Grass market and Victoria Street is the perfect place to spend the day discovering independent shops and from designer to vintage fashion.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: Founded in 1670 near Holyrood Park, the Botanic Garden has since moved to a site near the old Nor Loch, now the location of Waverley Station, and then again to its current home in 1820. This is known as peaceful spot away from the hustle of the city.
Our Dynamic Earth: A science centre whose principal aim is to educate on the geological formation of the Earth.
There are much more amazing things to do and learn in Edinburgh.