Eden Locke | City Guide

Eden Locke | City Guide

Whether it's your first or fiftieth visit, check out the best things to do in Edinburgh city centre.

Edinburgh sightseeing has a lot to offer. Conveniently, some of the best things to do are just outside your door.

Welcome to Edinburgh's 'New Town', which actually dates back to 1767 and is home to gardens, galleries, and more grand Georgian buildings than you can count. Go sightseeing by strolling south towards the Old Town via Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle, and the famous Royal Mile.

Best things to do in Edinburgh city centre.

A guide to Edinburgh's attractions and sightseeing.

History buff or art enthusiast. Hiking fanatic or shopping devotee. Avid foodie or cocktail connoisseur. You'll find plenty of things to do in Edinburgh city centre. Plus, there's Festival Fringe, the International Book Festival, Christmas markets, and plenty of year-round attractions and sightseeing.

Restaurants and bars in Edinburgh.

Must-do eating and drinking recommendations.

There's more to the Scottish capital than haggis (although you should really give that a try while you're in town). From locally caught seafood to ethically minded menus. Slap-up burgers that are a local institution to Levant cooking with surprising Scottish influences. Perfectly poured frothy pints to expertly crafted cocktails. Sit-down dinners or munching on the move. Come hungry. Leave satisfied.

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