Edinburgh is a city of stories. Some incredible, some tragic but each firmly rooted in the history that has made this city one of the most visited places in the world.
The auld castle is a world famous Scottish icon and part of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site. The oldest part dates from the 12th century and it has plenty of fascinating tales to tell you. Want the perfect photo? Visit the castle in the evening when it's beautifully presented in lights.
The National Museum of Scotland
This incredible and unmissable museum rightfully deserves its place as one of the Top 10 UK visitor attractions. Gaze at a spectacular array of over 20,000 fascinating artefacts that will take you on an inspirational journey through the history of Scotland.
Our Dynamic Earth
Situated at the foot of the spectacular Salisbury Crags, this amazing attraction will take you on a journey back through space and time. To a time 15,000 million years ago, to be precise. It's not just for science buffs, Our Dynamic Earth and the National Space Centre Creative take you on a thrilling adventure that will capture your imagination and make you look at the stars in the sky a little more questioningly.
Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, this amazing zoo is home to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals. You can enjoy a leisurely walk around and even experience some hands-on animal encounters.