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Highlands and Islands
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Rank: 1 About 44

Discover the famous Highlands of Scotland with its marvellous landscape and the enchanting Islands. Go Scotland tours organizes amazing tours with regular departures from

Reviewed by: Go Scotland Tours
Type: Tours


Your Tour of Scotland
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Rank: 2 About 44

Your Tour of Scotland is run by John Duncan, Glasgow born and bred, but living in Edinburgh for the last 15 years. Since studying Scottish history at Glasgow University, John has spent most of his career working as...

Reviewed by: Your Tour of Scotland - Personal Scottish Tourist Guide
Type: Tours


Events and Festivals
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Rank: 3 About 44

The Children’s International Theatre Festival is held in Edinburgh from May to June annually and is the largest art festival for children. It includes a week of shows from leading theatre groups from 6 countries....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Literary Tours
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Rank: 4 About 44

There are different way to experience a culture tour, and especially if you are a book lovers, you cannot miss the Literary tour in Edinburgh led by Allan Foster an important...

Reviewed by: Edinburgh Literary Tours
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Type: Tours


Mini Tour
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Rank: 5 About 44

Everybody think about Scotland as a mysterious country, where nature, art, folklore and history spread from every spot, in a charming atmosphere which enwrap this magical...

Reviewed by: Mini Tours Scotland
Address:
Type: Tours


Private Guided Tours
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Rank: 6 About 44

Our Company, Green - Lyne Tours, provides private guided tours all over Scotland. We specialise in small groups of up to 4 people.will delight you,visiting any area from the Borders in the south to the Highlands in...

Reviewed by: Green Lyne of Scotland
Address:
Type: Tours


Whale Watching
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Rank: 7 About 44

If you are a wild animal lover and you are in Scotland, you can have an experience which hardly you forget, a whale watching boat trip.

Reviewed by: Sealife Adventures
Type: Tours


1 City Football Stadiums
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Rank: 8 About 44

Edinburgh is a majestic city, though small in size. It is home to two Scottish Premier League teams, Hearts F.C. and Hibernaian F.C. and many passionate supporters. The...

Reviewed by: Jonny
Type: Nature and sport


Edinburgh Hit List
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Rank: 9 About 44

Indigo Yard A trendy designer bar, but not oppressively so, Indigo has been a feature of Edinburgh’s West End office-land since 1996. A modern Edinburgh institution that has got the formula just right and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Holyrood Park
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Rank: 10 About 44

Holyrood Park is a royal park in central Edinburgh and was formerly known as the King’s Park. It has an array of glens, hills, lochs, basalt cliffs and such patches of whin within its 650 acres of area. This park...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Parks and gardens


3 Best Places
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Rank: 11 About 44

Edinburgh itineraries can be different for each of their customers. One can take a few ideas of what he can achieve through such itineraries whilst traveling in Edinburgh. There are some of the best places which he can explore with...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Edinburgh, UK Scotland
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


The Festival City
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Rank: 12 About 44

It’s impossible to ignore Edinburgh International Festival – simply the world’s largest arts festival. Full stop. From opera to modern dance, there’s a huge range of events to tempt you. And as if the main...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Edinburgh Castle
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Rank: 13 About 44

Edinburgh Castle stands on a rock that was formed almost seventy million years ago. In 1093 the Queen of Malcolm III was ill in Edinburgh castle and died shortly after the news of the King’s death which broke her...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Castlehill
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Afternoon Tea Tours
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Rank: 14 About 44

The Afternoon Tea Tours are a unique way to experience Scotland. Such tours are guided tours where tourists feel relaxed. The tour officials collect and return the tourist to their specific hotel and on such tours,...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Address: 33 Cramond Road North Edinburgh, Scotland
Type: Tours


6 Hibernian Football Club
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Rank: 17 About 44

Hibernian Football Club is a professional Scottish football club based in Leith to the north of Edinburgh. Alogn with their rivals Heart, they represent the city in the Scottish Premier League. The club...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Hibernian Football Club Easter Road Stadium 12 Albion Place Edinburgh
Type: Nature and sport


7 Mercat Tours
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Rank: 18 About 44

Mercat Tours offer a great way to explore Edinburgh, which is a city of legends and stories. Travelers stroll down through the evocative lanes of this historic city. One can listen to the stories of the...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Type: Tours


8 National War Museum
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Rank: 19 About 44

The National War Museum is situated at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland and is open daily from 9.45 to 5.30 in April-October and 9.45 to 4.45 in November to March. The museum has a huge collection which dates back to almost four hundred...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh
Type: Museums


9 Zoo
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Rank: 20 About 44

The Edinburgh Zoo is regarded as the largest and the most exciting wildlife attractions in Scotland. It is totally committed to animal welfare highest standards, their conservation and also to the environmental education. This zoo is...

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Address: 134 Corstorphine Rd
Type: Parks and gardens


10 Cabaret Voltaire
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Rank: 21 About 44

Cabaret Voltaire is situated in an ancient subterranean cavern in the heart of the Edinburgh. This is a twin room venue hosting many well known club events in the city. It is open seven nights a week and is...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: 36 Blair Street, Edinburgh
Type: Nightlife


11 Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo
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Rank: 22 About 44

This is a famous square in Venice, a neighborhood of Edinburgh. The nickname ‘Square of Marvels’ was not obtained just like that. Roman Catholic Church is the building which is the most ‘impressive’ one....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


12 Grassmarket
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Rank: 23 About 44

The Grassmarket is a small place situated in central Edinburgh in Scotland. This market was known as one of the main markets of Edinburgh for horses and cattle trades from 1477 to 1911.  Other...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Address: Edinburgh, UK
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


13 Highland Tours
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Rank: 24 About 44

Highland Tours are day trips which includes all about getting out there, off the beaten tracks and to explore the beautiful sceneries, culture, wildlife and understanding the history of Edinburgh....

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: The Royal Mile, 60 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Type: Tours


14 The Basement
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Rank: 25 About 44

Opened in 1994, the Basement Bar has an underground feel to it when visiting for the first time. This place is however warm and has pulsing ambience. The bar is a divider between the pub area and the restaurant. Once here, one can...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Address: 10- 12a Broughton St., Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Type: Nightlife


Ghost Tours
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Rank: 27 About 44

Ghost Tours guides are specially trained in the art of scaring, unnerving and making tourists feel afraid of the haunted places that they are touring. These are a range of tours arranged to suit every...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Type: Tours


Loch Ness Tour
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Rank: 28 About 44

Loch Ness is a most popular lake of Scotland and stretches from Fort William to Inverness. The Loch Ness Tour offer tourists a view of the lake boat and enjoy the pleasure of the surrounding natural...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Type: Tours

Attractions close to Edinburgh


The Dollar museum - 19.2 mi
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This museum in Dollar city is quiet well known in the state of Scotland. It is famous for the struggle it had to undergo for establishing a foothold in the lists of museums in the state. The museum was provided a small room...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Castle Campbell Hall, 1 High St, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14 7AY, United Kingdom
Distance: 30.9
City: Dollar

Type: Museums + Share


The Ochil Hills - 19.2 mi
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The Ochil Mountain ranges in the city of Dollar is blessed with natural beauty and is a major tourist attraction of the city. The range comprises of several beautiful peaks and hills. The entire mountain range is filled with greenery...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Europe, UK Scotland, Dollar
Distance: 30.9
City: Dollar

Type: Nature and sport + Share


The Tilicoultry Golf Club - 20.4 mi
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The Tilicoultry Golf Club is extremely famous in the state of Scotland for its natural beauty with a human touch in it. The Golf Club is quite vast and has improved a lot in the recent decade. The Golf Club is the major attraction for...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Alva Rd, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, FK13 6BL, United Kingdom
Distance: 32.9
City: Tillicoultry

Type: Nature and sport + Share


The Tilicoultry museum - 20.6 mi
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The museum in the Tilicoultry village is quiet well known in the state of Scotland. It is famous for the struggle it had to do for establishing a foothold in the lists of museums in the state same as the Dollar museum situated nearby....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Europe, UK Scotland, Tillicoultry
Distance: 33.1
City: Tillicoultry

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Edinburgh


Livingston - 7.5 mi

Livingston can be referred to as the 4th post-war ‘new town’ built in UK Scotland. It obtained this designation in the year 1962. Livingston lies at a distance of around 25 Km on the western...

Distance: 12
City: Livingston

Dunfermline - 9.4 mi

Dunfermline is a town placed in Fife, which was actually a city till 1970. It was an ancient capital of Scotland. It is popular world over as it is a burial place of...

Distance: 15.2
City: Dunfermline

Bathgate - 11.8 mi

Bathgate is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, on the M8 motorway five miles west of Livingston. Edinburgh Airport is 13 miles away, situated 2 miles south of the Neolithic burial site at Cairnpapple Hill....

Distance: 19
City: Bathgate

Falkirk - 17.2 mi

Distance: 27.6
City: Falkirk

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