The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is steeped in ancient history and rich architecture and is a truly international city with a mixture of old and new. It will please any visitor and is a truly exciting place to stay in a self catering cottage and explore the wonders of this magnificent world heritage site city. Whatever the time of the year, there is always something new to discover in this fascinating city. It is particularly appealing in August when the streets become active with the sights and sounds of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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The medieval old town boasts the fairy tale Castle which sits high up on volcanic rock overlooking the city, with panoramic views of the city; here you will also find the Royal miles with its nook and crannies, Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament and other tourist attractions.
The new town has elegant Georgian buildings, narrow streets, terraces and squares with a large variety of boutique shops, eateries and chic drinking spots to suit all tastes.
In the suburbs of the city you will find the medieval port, where the Royal Yacht Britannia is docked, allowing visitors to come on board and see how the Royals lived on this stunning ship. The suburbs are also home to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Zoo.
Edinburgh Dungeons, a day of fun for the family. The dungeons tell the story of 500 years of Edinburgh’s darkest and most frightening history including 11 actor shows and 2 scary rides.
National Museum of Scotland, offers an interactive day for the family. You will see treasures from around the world and discover the story of Scotland from prehistory to present day.
Visiting Edinburgh Zoo will be a day to remember, view a wide selection of animals. See the penguin parade and the new pandas. Walk round the beautiful gardens and see the varied tree collection. The Zoo is set in 82 acres of sloping park and is located 3 miles from the city centre.
Palace of Holyrood House, situated at the end of the Royal Mile, this rococo palace is the official home of Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland and has a rich history. Learn more about this fascinating palace whilst taking a family audio tour and during the school holidays join a family workshop.
In the city centre you will find the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. This is one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings and has recently undergone an impressive transformation. Explore a broad over view of Scotland’s past and present, through a wealth of imagery ranging from traditional to contemporary, including paintings, photography, film and sculpture.
In the City centre of Edinburgh and on the outskirts you will find a range of self catering cottages and city centre holiday apartments, all within easy reach of this exciting city.
The attractive town of North Berwick is situated approximately 25 miles from Edinburgh. Positioned on the South shore of the firth of Forth and has been a holiday resort since the 19th century. There are two lovely sandy beaches, a golf course and a tempting selection of restaurants and shops selling local produce.
Peebles is situated in the beautiful Tweed Valley amongst the imposing Scottish hills. The heart of Peebles is a shopping street with great shops, pubs and restaurants. You will have a relaxing time staying in a self catering holiday cottage here as there is a good mixture of parks, gardens and historical properties to explore locally and Edinburgh is not too far away.
The city of Perth, which is a great location to be based in a self catering cottage when exploring this side of Scotland. There are fine restaurants, pubs and historical attractions on your doorstep and great countryside walks nearby.
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