All you need to do is look around you to find things to do in
Edinburgh. From a hike up to the magnificent Arthur's Seat to the
cobbled wynds of the Old Town, there are lots of wonderful things
to do in Edinburgh, where discovery awaits at every turn.
With so much to do in Edinburgh, the hardest part will be
deciding where to go first. Have it all on your holiday - from
Princes Street shopping and Michelin-starred meals to underground
dungeons Edinburgh offers visitors a little bit of everything.
Attractions in Edinburgh
History buffs are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding
things to do in Edinburgh. Start your adventure on the historic
Royal Mile, connecting the imposing Edinburgh
Castle and majestic Palace of Holyroodhouse, an official
Royal residence. Inside each, you can learn more about the history
of Scotland, the monarchy, and the role Edinburgh played in shaping
Visitors can also use their holidays in Scotland to soak up some
of the art and literature that makes Edinburgh famous around the
world. Things to do include a visit to the National Portrait
Gallery or the National Museum of Scotland, both newly refurbished
and offering wonder for visitors of all ages.
When night falls, visit haunted Edinburgh for spooky tales of
intrigue and murder in the mysterious underground city on the
city's many ghost tours.
Events in Edinburgh
Each summer, Edinburgh opens its doors to the Fringe Festival
and the city comes alive with performances by acts from around the
world. Whether you like comedy or tragedy, classic scripts or
avant-garde performance - or anything in between - the Fringe
festival schedule runs around the clock and transforms the whole of
Edinburgh into a stage.
Explore Edinburgh with Macdonald Hotels
Our hotels offer guests an ideal base for exploring Edinburgh
and the surrounding areas, and come complete with all the service
and amenities you need to relax and make the most of your time in
the historic city. Visit Edinburgh and discover for yourself all
the amazing things to see and
do in the Scottish capital.