Edinbugh has become a place where architectural and historical grandeur meets modern-day living.

With a World Heritage Site, 40 conservation areas, more than 4,500 listed buildings and a thriving cultural scene every cobblestone in Edinburgh tells a story.

Edinburgh Castle stands as an historical and visual landmark in this ancient city, but the city has much more to offer visitors than this iconic structure alone.


The English called the place “Eiden's burgh” (in Old English language, “burh” or “burg” described fortified towns).

Early evening over Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle

The most besieged place in Britain, Scotland’s biggest attraction still stands proud above its capital city 900 years after its inception

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Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Explore the best of Edinburgh

With the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in full swing, we check out the best things to enjoy in this vibrant city’s theatres and beyond.

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Video: A local’s guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh kilt designer Howie Nicholsby gives us a 30-second whistlestop guide to what makes his city great.

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Beautiful photos of Edinburgh

With modern architecture sitting alongside Baroque buildings, Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most stunning cities. Take a look at these glorious pictures.

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Download your Homecoming Scotland 2014 Guide


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Kellie Castle Scotland

Scotland’s greatest castles

Scotland is home to a host of spectacular castles. Famed for their breathtaking surroundings, they are also key to unlocking the country’s remarkable history

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Royal Treasures: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration at Holyroodhouse Palace

Treasures from The Queen’s Palaces

An exhibition of some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display on 16 March in the Palace of Holyroodhouse Read More »


Victorian Edinburgh photos

A selection of photos of historic Edinburgh, taken at the end of the 19th century

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Edinburgh Hogmanay: see in the New Year in style

Edinburgh is a mecca for all those who really want to bring in the New Year with style. Read More »


Guide to Christmas Shopping in Britain

If you’re dreaming of a traditional white Christmas, of fairy lights, festive atmosphere and seasonal shopping, here’s our guide on what to buy and where to go Read More »

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