One of Scotland's most attractive cities, the capital of Edinburgh is also one of the most visited destinations in the UK.
Edinburgh is famous for many well-preserved historic buildings, home to the magnificent Edinburgh Castle. This royal castle dating back to the 13th century is located high above the ancient city on a rocky promontory. Highlights include the famous Stone of Scorpio, only returned to Scotland after spending 700 years in London.
It is easy to explore other important historical sites in the city, most notably the old town of Royal Mile, with its magnificent architecture, boutiques, cafes, galleries, and the magnificent Old Hallrood House.
Highlights of Edinburgh include the Princes Street, famous for shopping and dining, the Royal Botanic Garden and the National Gallery of Scotland.