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A certain 'je ne sais quoi'…

Robert Louis Stevenson said that Edinburgh "is what Paris ought to be". Perhaps it's the astonishing Edinburgh Castle that leaps out from the rocks, maybe the iconic Royal Mile with it's ancient cobbles, cathedrals and churches, the eerie Surgeons Halls museum, or the quirky Camera Obscura. Since Stevensons' day there have been many new additions to Edinburgh's skyline, from the Scottish Parliament building to the unfinished Acropolis.

For a real Scottish experience, have a dram of whiskey and a plate of steaming haggis in a cosy traditional pub while enjoying some local Edinburgh banter. If you need retail therapy, and not the sort that involves buying a fluffy Nessie playing the bagpies, you'll find it in Edinburgh’s New Town with boutiques and high street shops galore, all within easy reach.

Culture is in no short supply in eclectic Edinburgh, from the stunning National Gallery to the Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh Museum (old and new), the Scotts Monument and the Whiskey Heritage Centre. Of course, Edinburgh International Festival is the largest and most famous of cultural events held in the city, where thousands flock every August to see performers, plays, musicals, theatre and the Military Tattoo.

From beaches to volcanoes, Botanic Gardens to Russian eateries, Edinburgh embodies Scotland but is proud to be one of the most international cities in the UK. Perhaps Robert Louis Stevenson saw that too...

Edinburgh is a short flight from anywhere in the UK and when you get there everything is within short walking distance. From the top of Arthur’s seat, to the ghostly trails that await you beneath some of Edinburgh’s most famous streets, Edinburgh will delight and surprise you with its contrasting landscape of activities.

Booking a flight to Edinburgh in August? Remember and book in advance, as the population of Edinburgh doubles in August as it plays host to the Edinburgh Festival, an International event that millions flock to every year.

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Edinburgh Castle
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Scotland’s compact capital is crowned by a castle and surrounded by hills, making it one of the most beautiful cities in Britain. The city’s stunning architecture and long history makes it popular with visitors all year round, but it’s in August when the population really swells, with visitors flocking to ... Edinburgh city guide
I The Scotch Whisky Experience

Edinburgh's 5 Star whisky attraction, located in Edinburgh's old town on the bustling Royal Mile. 


354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NE

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