Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh Festival

Holyrood Palace Edinburgh - view from Carlton Hill

Holyrood Palace Edinburgh - view from Carlton Hill

With a limitless list of things to do and see, Edinburgh is a multi-award winning European city break regularly featuring in the likes of TripAdvisor Top 10s, Guardian Reader Awards and a range of best UK city awards. Queen of the best looking cities, architectural gems are at every turn, from the city's most popular attraction, Edinburgh Castle to the unique collection of old monuments on Carlton Hill, the huge Gothic Scott Monument and the grand squares of the Georgian New Town.

From hilariously spooky ghost tours around the medieval Old Town to a host of themed bus and walking tours, Edinburgh is a city that takes care of its visitors, new or returning. If you're on a tight budget, you're in the right holiday destination with Edinburgh's fantastic choice of free entry National museums and galleries and budget hostels and B&Bs.

Scott Monument Edinburgh

Scott Monument Edinburgh

The world capital of festivals, Edinburgh's year round programme of festivals cover every conceivable genre from film, books and art to science, the big August International Festival and Fringe, and Scotland's liveliest Hogmanay celebrations. Street performance, a huge choice of bars and clubs, internationally acclaimed theatres and independent centres for film - it's all here in Edinburgh's vibrant nightlife scene with an arts and party edge.

Waterfront and outdoor experiences are also on offer in an Edinburgh city break. Find Edinburgh's seaside with beaches around Portobello to the east of the centre, a huge choice of premier golf courses spread around the city and everything from ski slopes to Botanic gardens on the city outskirts.

Enjoy the best of Scotland's dining and shopping in Edinburgh, from the funky world cuisine restaurants and bars on the chic Leith waterfront to a city centre mix of vintage and designer boutiques. Come and discover your Edinburgh - a city with something to please all, whether you're a family looking for lots of free museums and attractions, a culture vulture looking for the best of Scotland's art and archives, a foodie fan or a festival and nightlife diva - browse & book Edinburgh city breaks now!

Accommodation in Edinburgh

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    £68
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    Classic Scottish Castle B&B around 8 miles east of Edinburgh with panoramic views and extensive gardens. Original features, stunning Great Hall and barrel vaulted double room.
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    Classic early Victorian Edinburgh guest house with luxury modern rooms. City centre 5 minutes. Views of Arthur's Seat. In-room WiFi, free parking & Full Scottish Breakfasts.
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  • Edinburgh City Centre
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    £200
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    No. 32 offers luxury Edinburgh self catering accommodation. Excellent location. Private parking and walled garden. No. 32 sleeps up to 14 guests in 5 bedrooms.
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    £300
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    A large & luxurious self catering holiday apartment sleeping up to 14 in the heart of New Town Edinburgh, ideal for Hens & family gatherings
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    £800
    per apartment per night. Sleeps 22.
     
    Edinburgh city centre Penthouse Apartment perfect for groups with castle views, free WiFi and pool table. Ground floor bar and nightclub. 20 single beds. Sleeps 22.
     
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  • Edinburgh
    Sleeps 6
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    £475
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
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    This all ground floor Georgian self catering apartment is in the New Town area of Edinburgh and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
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  • Edinburgh
    Sleeps 12
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    £200
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    Spacious apartment in Edinburgh, with state-of-the-art kitchen appliances and located in the heart of the city centre. WiFi and laundry facilities. High Georgian ceilings.
     
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