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The best things to do in Edinburgh, including events, festivals, attractions, tours, activities and entertainment

The 20 absolute best things to do in Edinburgh
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The 20 absolute best things to do in Edinburgh

Winding alleys, hill-top landmarks and all that surrounding woodland create picture-postcard views whichever way you turn

6 excellent free things to do in Edinburgh
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6 excellent free things to do in Edinburgh

Doing this city on the cheap? Here are our top tips for making it work

10 Edinburgh attractions you shouldn’t overlook
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10 Edinburgh attractions you shouldn’t overlook

There’s no shortage of immediately recognisable sights in the Scottish capital 

7 incredible day trips from Edinburgh
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7 incredible day trips from Edinburgh

From hillside hikes to quaint coastal towns, here’s where to head for a refreshing escape

6 fun things to do with kids in Edinburgh
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6 fun things to do with kids in Edinburgh

Brilliant ways to keep the young’uns entertained on your next day out

Must-visit sights in Edinburgh

Our Dynamic Earth
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Our Dynamic Earth

A hands-on geological experience during which you’ll be able to touch a real iceberg

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A public garden on the edge of the New Town to the north of the city centre

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Camera Obscura And World Of Illusions
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Camera Obscura And World Of Illusions

A suitably gothic tourist attraction to mirror the feel of Edinburgh’s Old Town

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National Museum Of Scotland

National Museum Of Scotland

Scotland’s premier museum of natural and anthropological history

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More things to do in Edinburgh

Art galleries in Edinburgh you need to check out
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Art galleries in Edinburgh you need to check out

Here’s where to see contemporary and classical art from home and abroad

9 can’t-miss museums in Edinburgh
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9 can’t-miss museums in Edinburgh

Whether you’re more into dino skulls or vintage dolls, explore Edinburgh’s finest temples of knowledge

The absolute best theatres in Edinburgh
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The absolute best theatres in Edinburgh

Catch a play at one the the city’s many fine performance spaces 

Need some downtime? These are Edinburgh’s best parks
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Need some downtime? These are Edinburgh’s best parks

There are times when you need a break from the brickwork

Everything you have to see in the Old town
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Everything you have to see in the Old town

Follow in the footsteps of kings and queens, invading armies and religious radicals

Discover the best things to do in Europe

The 23 best things to do in Amsterdam
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The 23 best things to do in Amsterdam

First-class museums? World-beating clubs? Stroopwafel? You’re in the right place

The 36 best things to do in Barcelona
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The 36 best things to do in Barcelona

Heading to Barca? We say kick off with these big-hitting attractions 

The 16 best things to do in Berlin
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The 16 best things to do in Berlin

Whether you’re more into a ‘Museum Island’ or a 24-hour shape-throwing sesh

The 20 best things to do in Birmingham
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The 20 best things to do in Birmingham

From legendary cricket grounds to JRR Tolkien’s old hangouts, don’t miss these sights

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