City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Visitor Attractions


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venuesort icon Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
The Fringe Office
Edinburgh Fringe Shop and Box Office The Fringe Shop is located on the Royal Mile (aka the High Street), just down from St. Visitor Attractions 1
Tattoo Office front
Edinburgh Tattoo Office Get your tickets for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo here in person or online. Visitor Attractions
Makars' Courtyard, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Writers' Museum 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. Visitor Attractions 266
Fine figures
Edinburgh Zoo In the 1990s, Edinburgh Zoo seemed a run-down and depressing place. Visitor Attractions
Escape Hour 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. Visitor Attractions
The Mound viewed from the Festival Wheel (2018)
Festival Wheel The Festival Wheel (aka Edinburgh Festival Wheel and Big Wheel) is a large mechanical, red and white Ferris Wheel, situated in the centre of Edinburgh, in Eas Visitor Attractions
Floral Clock Gardener
Floral Clock If you are walking uptown in Edinburgh, chances are you will pass by the floral clock in West Princes Street Garden. Visitor Attractions
General Register House - Princes Street, Edinburgh
General Register House Opening in 1788, General Register House continues to serve the same purpose it was built for as an archive of public records. Visitor Attractions 502
Gilmerton Cove 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. Visitor Attractions
Gladstone's Land A six story tenement building on the High Street, which has been purchased and renovated by the National Trust of Scotland, to offer a taste of life in 17th century Edinburgh. Visitor Attractions
Tractor rider at Gorgie
Gorgie City Farm Much-loved working urban farm with lambs, pigs, chickens, quails, and a variety of crops. Visitor Attractions
Granny's Green Steps 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). Visitor Attractions 363
Greyfriars Kirk
Greyfriars Kirk Greyfriars Kirk, also known as Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk, was the first church built in Edinburgh after the Reformation and opened in 1620. Visitor Attractions 131
Hopetoun Southside
Hopetoun House Palatial, stately home near South Queensferry overlooking the Firth of Forth (just West of the Forth Bridges), with large rambling grounds. Hopetoun is held under private charitable trust, but... Visitor Attractions
Abbey Front
Inchcolm Island Inchcolm Island is a tiny island in the Firth of Forth, between Edinburgh and Fife to the North. It is best known for its ancient and well preserved Augustinian Abbey. The Abbey is currently looked... Visitor Attractions
Inveresk Lodge Garden Inveresk Lodge Garden is a National Trust for Scotland walled garden on a hillside, in the small village of Inveresk. Visitor Attractions 377
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
Jupiter Artland A five-star visitor attraction founded by philanthropist art collectors Nicky and Robert Wilson in 2009. Visitor Attractions
Kinneil House - front
Kinneil House Kinneil House dates back to the 15th century and was once a popular home for the Dukes of Hamilton. Visitor Attractions
Linlithgow Palace
Linlithgow Palace The ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a parkland beside a loch in the town of Linlithgow, a quarter of an hour train ride from Edinburgh, or if going by car off the M9. Visitor Attractions