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Things to do in Edinburgh

Best things to do in Edinburgh

Find the best spots in Edinburgh and discover the most interesting things to do, from iconic tourist attractions to unusual ideas and amazing restaurants for your visit to Edinburgh.

Restaurant

Fine Dining

Food and drink
In Edinburgh, you will discover some of the best restaurants in Scotland, where you can have a absolutely special experience.
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Restaurant

Scottish Restaurants

Food and drink
Try some of the best Scottish Restaurants in Edinburgh. You will find a lot of options to choose from all around the Scottish capital.
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Breakfast

Breakfast in Edinburgh

Food and drink
Start your day like a king with a hearty breakfast from one of Edinburgh’s many popular cafes and restaurants.
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Lunch Menu

Lunch Menus in Edinburgh

Food and drink
The best restaurants in Edinburgh whith amazing lunch menu options, with good prices and great quality.
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Cheap restaurant

Eating Out on a Budget

Food and drink
Or recommendations for great, little, independent and cheap restaurants in Edinburgh.
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Shopping in Edinburgh

The best shopping areas in Edinburgh

Shopping
Whether you’re looking for designer brands, high street fashion, Scottish souvenirs, unique gifts and trinkets, or vintage items, you’ll find whatever you’re looking if you know where to look!
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Calton Hill

Discovering Calton Hill

Parks and gardens
While visiting Edinburgh, you shouldn’t forget to check out Calton Hill, which is often overlooked by some! It’s an easy climb to the top.
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Holyrood Park

Climbing Arthur’s Seat

Parks and gardens
Climbing Arthur’s Seat, the massive extinct volcano dominating Edinburgh’s skyline, should definitely be on your to-do list when visiting the city!
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Water of Leith

Exploring the Water of Leith

Parks and gardens
Get away from the busy city centre taking a walk along the Water of Leith and discover some of the most interesting Edinburgh’s hidden gems.
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Royal Mile

Walking along The Royal Mile

Old Town
Your trip to Edinburgh isn’t complete without seeing the Royal Mile, the city’s most famous street, running through the centre of the Old Town.
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Dean Village

Discovering Dean Village

West End
If the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh’s city centre gets too much for you, then take a break with a visit to the peaceful Dean Village.
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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland

Old Town
You won’t be lacking in options if you want to visit museums in Edinburgh, but the biggest and most diverse, is the National Museum of Scotland.
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Scottish National Gallery

Scottish National Gallery

New Town
The Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh houses art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and is now the largest fine art collection in Scotland.
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Museum of Edinburgh

Museum of Edinburgh

Old Town
If you really want to learn about the history of the city itself, then the Museum of Edinburgh should be your destination on The Royal Mile.
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Writers Museum

Writers Museum

Old Town
If you’re a literature lover, then Edinburgh is the perfect city for you to visit. It’s the world first UNESCO City of Literature and the Writers Museum a must-do.
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