Holidays in Edinburgh create special memories. It is Scotland’s capital city and much loved destination with an all year round calendar of events. It has for a very long time been a very popular “must see” city destination. Edinburgh Castle being one of its top visitor attractions. While visiting Edinburgh for your holidays in August, you can include the world-famous Military Tattoo and Fringe Festival. In the winter there is the Hogmanay Street Party to see in the New Year. This is a city to entertain. As a result, it has become known as the World’s Festival Capital.
Visiting Edinburgh means so much to many people. The first thing everyone should do is walk down the Royal Mile, from the castle to the Palace of Holyrood. Taking in the splendid architecture, history, shops bars and restaurants. The second thing to do take one of many city tours available and also worth taking a look down many of the small closes (lanes). In addition, visit the National Museum of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland and/or the Scottish National Gallery.
Furthermore, you should explore further out to the city boundaries. Finally, if you happen to visit quaint village of South Queensferry, you will be rewarded with spectacular panoramic views of the bridges. The Forth Rail Bridge to the right, the Forth Road Bridge centre, and the new construction, The Queensferry Crossing far off to the left. Also, the Edinburgh boundary merges with West Lothian.
To conclude your visit, take the walk up nearby Arthur’s Seat for a view over the city. This will give gives a spectacular photo at sunset (weather permitting). It also gives you a 360° panoramic including the coastline of Fife and all the way down to East Lothian. Conclusion, come visit Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital and the one of the world’s favourite cities.