Top 25 Things to do in Edinburgh: Location, Details + Videos!

Edinburgh at Dusk

There’s a huge number of things to do in Edinburgh which offer locals and visitors alike a great time, whether it’s climbing to the top of an extinct volcano, wandering down the atmospheric medieval streets that join the Royal Mile or exploring the grandest castle in Europe, all in a compact city that’s easy to navigate and oozes culture and history from every nook and cranny.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens

One of the best botanic gardens in the UK is located in Edinburgh, and a short bus ride from the city centre will allow you to explore over 13,000 different plant species in the most beautifully landscaped and manicured grounds you’re ever likely to see.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting The Royal Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

Set over 82 acres of parkland on the south-facing slope of Corstorphine Hill, Edinburgh zoo is the second most popular tourist attraction in Scotland after Edinburgh Castle. Owned by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), the zoo was constructed in 1913 and today sees visitor numbers totalling over 600,000 each year.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Calton Hill in Edinburgh

Calton Hill

Calton Hill is an all-too-often-missed tourist attraction located just a few hundred feet from the hustle and bustle of Princes Street, where a collection of Edinburgh’s most famous landmarks are clumped together on one of the most remarkable viewpoints in the city.

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An Itinerary for a One-Day Drive from Edinburgh

Scotland Mountain and Car

As any visitor to Scotland will know, the capital city of Edinburgh is at the top of the list of places to visit thanks to famous attractions like Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace and the Scottish National Gallery, all of which are within a short walking distance of each other.

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