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Things to do in Edinburgh
Out and About
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
Feel like royalty whilst delving into the Queen’s official residence in Scotland and be mesmerised by its beautiful architecture. Visit the Historic Apartments where Mary Queen of Scots once resided, and take a tour of the Holyrood Abbey and learn about the history and legend that surrounds it.
This extraordinary castle, which was built in the 12th century, is a great asset to Edinburgh and its rich history. Concealing hundreds of years of rich history, Edinburgh Castle is the most significant site in the city. Tours of the castle run regularly and let visitors explore this magnificent building. Tour highlights include The Great Hall, The Royal Palace, The Stone of Destiny and the Crown Jewels.
Royal Botanic Garden
Boasting the most colourful spaces in Edinburgh, the Royal Botanic Garden dates back to the 17th century and is a wonderful habitat for fabulous species of flora and fauna.
Dominating Holyrood Park, just a walk from the city, Arthur’s Seat is a group of dramatic hills where the dormant volcano sits. Take a family hike up the volcano Castle Rock and enjoy some of the best views of Edinburgh from the summit.
Royal Yacht Britannia
Visit the biggest annual spectacle held at the city’s majestic castle, which takes place every August each year.
Kyloe at The Rutland Hotel Restaurant
The Rutland Hotel is pure luxury and its restaurant, Kyloe, is first class with only the finest food served to its customers.
Located in the historic centre of Edinburgh, this restaurant is the city’s first gourmet steak restaurant and grill. The cuts from pedigree Aberdeen Angus are sourced only from the best local butchers. This top class restaurant is not only part of a beautiful hotel, it also has numerous awards to its name.
This family run restaurant lies on the waterfront at Leith and the owners are passionate about producing seasonal and creative dishes influenced by French cuisine. The restaurant has won several awards, including a Michelin star which it has retained since 2007.
Sister restaurant to The Kitchin, Castle Terrace also possesses a Michelin star and features a Surprise Tasting Menu. Located beneath the castle itself, this uber-stylish restaurant has a diverse menu that fuses British dishes, French cooking techniques and Scottish produce, a curious combination that really works.
Renowned for its delectable seafood dining experience, this restaurant and champagne bar sits on the shorefront at Leith and serves daily specials such as Fruit de Mer Royale and Hot Shellfish Platter.