Visitor Attractions

Granny's Green Steps (or Granny Green's Steps if you believe the steps have been misnamed) connect the Grassmarket with Johnston Terrace (under Edinburgh Castle).

St Giles' is the huge, imposing cathedral that is situated on the Royal Mile, beside Parliament Square. The cathedral has always played an important role in the religious and political development of the nation and retains a central role in state occasions, public celebrations (Christmas carol services. It is open daily, with free guided tours and concerts during the Festival Fringe in August).

Tucked away in Lady Stairs Close, up a narrow staircase entered half-way up the Mound, in Edinburgh Old Town, you will find the Edinburgh Writers' Museum.

Escape Hour is a new escape Game Venue. Teams of between 2 and 6 players must solve a series of puzzles to escape a room or complete a task within a designated time period.

Kinneil House dates back to the 15th century and was once a popular home for the Dukes of Hamilton.

Central, historic kirk (church) building in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town that has been renovated in recent years and is now a popular festival bar, cafe, and music venue.

Not so much a destination - unless you are meeting here for a walking tour - but the statue of the famous, little scottie dog remains a popular spot for a photo op.

Opened to the public fewer than 10 years ago, Gilmerton Cove is an underground warren of tunnels and rooms hand carved in to the sandstone bedrock and dating back hundreds of years ago.

Arthur's Seat is the main peak in Holyrood Park, a large, public park at the foot of Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

Edinburgh University was founded in 1582 at the site occupied by Old College Quadrangle.