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

The very best things to do in Edinburgh
Things to do

The very best things to do in Edinburgh

Whether it's dining at its legendary restaurants, sipping on a wee dram at one of its best whisky bars, hitting the theatre or checking out the Old Town, there's plenty to keep you very busy

Seven day trips outside of Edinburgh you should take
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Seven day trips outside of Edinburgh you should take

Beaches, canals and rambling walks all sit on Edinburgh's doorstep

The best free things to do in Edinburgh
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The best free things to do in Edinburgh

Enjoy Scotland's capital without spending a penny

Top ten Edinburgh attractions
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Top ten Edinburgh attractions

Lived here forever and never seen the view from Edinburgh Castle? Now's your chance.

Fun things to do in town for kids
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Fun things to do in town for kids

Expect attractions that go 'moo' and 'grrr' as well as others that will make kids go 'woo.'

Must-visit sights in Edinburgh

National Museum Of Scotland
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National Museum Of Scotland

Scotland’s premier museum of natural and anthropological history

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Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Castle

Atop the city’s other extinct volcano, it’s a reminder of the sight's historic roots

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5 out of 5 stars
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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

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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The best museums in Edinburgh
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The best museums in Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh's finest temples of knowledge, from dino skulls to childhood dolls

The best art galleries in Edinburgh
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The best art galleries in Edinburgh

The best places to check out contemporary and classic art from home and abroad

The best theatres in Edinburgh
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The best theatres in Edinburgh

Enjoy a night treading the boards at one of the city's best playhouses