Eclectic Edinburgh

The Most loved UK City

There are many reasons why Edinburgh is so eclectic. Find out why a visit to the Scottish capital is one of the UK’s favourite city breaks.

Explore medieval quarters of the Old Town which ooze of mystical atmosphere. Gasp at the elegance and grandeur of the Georgian New Town. You will soon see why Edinburgh is one of the most fascinating and stunning cities in Europe.

Eclectic Edinburgh is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, offering plenty of activities to fill three days. Here’s our suggested itinerary. 

Day 1: Explore the Old Town

Start your day by visiting Edinburgh Castle, the city’s iconic landmark. Explore its ancient halls, crow

n jewels, and take in the panoramic views of the city from the castle’s ramparts.

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress located on Castle Rock, a volcanic rock formation in the heart of Edinburgh.

Visitors to Edinburgh Castle can explore its historic buildings, learn about its fascinating history through exhibitions and guided tours, and enjoy stunning views of the city and surrounding landscape from its ramparts. The castle is one of Edinburgh’s most popular 

tourist attractions and is visited by millions of people from around the world each year.

Afterwards wander down the historic Royal Mile, a bustling street lined with shops, restaurants, and attractions. Don’t miss St. Giles’ Cathedral and the Real Mary King’s Close for a glimpse into Edinburgh’s past. A trip to eclectic Edinburgh wouldn’t be complete without a Scottish Whisky Experience! Round off your day with a visit to the Scotch Whisky Experience on the Royal Mile. Learn about Scotland’s national drink and enjoy a tasting session.

Then explore ancient Cowgate with its many bars and lively pubs.

Day 2: Experience natural delights

Shake off the first night with a walk up to Arthur’s Seat. If you’re up for a bit of hiking and want to enjoy stunning views of the city, you don’t want to miss out on this.

Arthur’s Seat is a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, offering several walking trails of varying difficulty levels that lead to the summit. The most popular route starts from the Holyrood Park car park and takes visitors through grassy slopes and rocky outcrops, offering stunning views along the way.




At the summit, visitors are rewarded with breath taking panoramic views, including landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyrood house, and the Firth of Forth. On a clear day, it’s possible to see as far southern Highlands!

After your descend visit Holyrood Palace. The official residence of the British monarch in Scotland is another Must-See. Explore the palace and its beautiful gardens and learn about its royal history.

Still got energy? Then head to beach! Yes the beach. Edinburgh’s Portobello Beach offers miles of sandy beach overlooking the North Sea. 

Day 3: Discover the New Town  

Start your day by climbing Calton Hill, located just a short walk from the city centre. Enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline and iconic landmarks like the National Monument and Nelson’s Monument.

Then head to the National Museum of Scotland, located in the heart of the city. Explore its diverse collections, covering everything from Scottish history to natural history. After the museum, take a leisurely stroll through Princes Street Gardens, located below the imposing Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy the scenic beauty and perhaps grab a coffee from one of the nearby cafes.

Food Heaven

Edinburgh is a foodie’s paradise, with a thriving culinary scene that offers everything from traditional Scottish fare to international cuisine. Be sure to sample local specialties like haggis, whisky, and Scotch pies during your visit.

Make sure to take a walk to Dean Village, a picturesque neighbourhood located just a short distance from the city centre. Marvel at its charming architecture and tranquil atmosphere. And then round your to trip to Eclectic Edinburgh up with a visit to the Leith with its trendy bars and pubs.

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This itinerary offers a mix of history, culture, and natural beauty, allowing you to experience the best of what eclectic Edinburgh has to offer in just three days. Enjoy your time in this beautiful city and let us plan for you. Whether you want to stay in one of traditional luxury hotels, functional chains, or cosy B&Bs. We find the right accommodation for your budget.

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And why not combine your visit with one of our fabulous UK tours. 


See you in Edinburgh!