City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh venues


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Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Transgression Park Edinburgh's purpose-built skatepark and "freesports" facility inside the Ocean Park shopping centre, Sport
City Cafe Under new management in 2010, the City Cafe has taken on a Fifties American diner theme complete with jukebox and kids' activities. Open late. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 85
The Engine Shed Friendly, informal setting, in a tastefully renovated old building, for cheap veggie nosh supplied by members of the Garvald Centre, for people with learning diff Vegetarian
Fine figures
Edinburgh Zoo In the 1990s, Edinburgh Zoo seemed a run-down and depressing place. Visitor Attractions
St. Cecilia's Hall A museum and ancient, purpose-built concert hall that has become a destination for anyone fascinated by 18th century music and historical instruments in Scotland. Edinburgh University 77
Scottish Parliament Building
Scottish Parliament "The Scottish parliament, adjourned on the 25th day of March, 1707, is hereby reconvened." Government
Tattoo Office front
Edinburgh Tattoo Office Get your tickets for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo here in person or online. Visitor Attractions
Merchiston Castle School One of Scotland's private boarding schools, this long-established institution for boys aged 7 to 18 years old, is situated in leafy grounds to the South West of Edinburgh. Education
St. James Shopping The St James Shopping Centre is an early North American style shopping mall at the East end of Princes Street and top of Leith Walk. It is opposite the Vue Omni Cinema, by the busy Leith St road and... Shops
Holyroodhouse from Holyrood Park
Palace of Holyroodhouse The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of the Queen, stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Visitor Attractions
The Village The Village with its wooden-floors and stone-walls, and tall ceiling has a light, open feeling to it. Regular live folk gigs. An easy-going, Leith local near Ferry Road. Live Music
John Knox and the Storytelling
John Knox House This 15th century house was home to James Mosman, goldsmith to Mary Queen of Scots, and was the final residence of John Knox, leader of the Scottish Reformation and founder of the Presbyterian Chur Visitor Attractions 31
Edinburgh Sevens - Murrayfield
Murrayfield Stadium Murrayfield Stadium is the home of Scotland's national rugby team, and hosts international and other elevens and sevens rugby tournaments. Rugby
Iggs Restaurante Situated in the Edinburgh Old Town, Iggs Restaurante is a long-running Spanish eaterie serving up culinary delights such as a selection of air dried Spanish meats, slow braised pork belly and the... Spanish
St. John's Church, Princes Street
St John's Church, Princes Street Tall Scottish Episcopal (Anglican) church at the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road. Mixed Use 127
Harvey Nichols
Harvey Nichols Aka "Harvey Nicks", this is a prestigious, but pricey store overlooking St Andrew Square. Shops 448
Jenners Department Store, Edinburgh
Jenners Department Store Often dubbed the "Harrods of the North" this traditional department store on Princes Street is all about the retail "experience" rather than bagging the bargains. Shops
The Glasshouse at Eskmills Function suite run by Glasshouse Hospitality for corporate entertaining, weddings and special events in Musselburgh Conference
The Edinburgh Solitors' Property Centre, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Solicitors' Property Centre (ESPC) The Edinburgh Solicitors' Property Centre - usually referred to simply as the ESPC - is the main point of call for anyone buying or selling a home in Edinburgh. Shops
John Lewis
John Lewis John Lewis is Scotland's largest department store, situated in the St James Shopping Centre at the top of Leith Walk. Shops