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Top 10 family things to do in Edinburgh

From underground alleyways to bendy mirrors, historic Edinburgh has a world of entertainment for all ages. Book an Edinburgh hotel to experience the city with this guide to the top 10 family things to do in Edinburgh.

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An Edinburgh travel guide – funky festivals, winding medieval alleyways and graceful Georgian architecture

Your Edinburgh city break might be for the world-famous festival, but book an Edinburgh hotel any time of year and discover what makes the dynamic Scottish capital tick.

Winter holidays in Edinburgh

Winter holidays in Edinburgh are sparkling affairs. Christmas lights dazzle, ice-skaters swirl and fireworks light up the sky. Long evenings are warmed though with malt whisky in cosy bars, where locals relax in front of a roaring fire. Book a winter hotel in Edinburgh to celebrate the season in style.

Top 10 historic things to do in Edinburgh

From medieval gallows to a floating royal holiday home, follow this inspirational guide to Edinburgh’s Top 10 historic things to do to see the city in a different light.

An Edinburgh Castle travel guide – heraldry and history in Edinburgh’s most striking building

Standing sentry over the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle is the city’s ancient heart. Edinburgh Castle holidays mean more than just dry history in Scotland’s most elegant city. With hotels near Edinburgh Castle strung along the Royal Mile, it is the perfect place to stay in Edinburgh.

Summer holidays in Edinburgh

Over a million arts fans opt for a summer break in Edinburgh during the festival season, but there’s much more besides. Book an Edinburgh hotel for summer sunshine and long evenings, alfresco dining and colourful blooms.

Short breaks in Edinburgh – two days of medieval lanes, hill-top views and quirky shopping

Edinburgh is a compact city, so you can squeeze a lot into a short break in Edinburgh. Book an Edinburgh hotel and explore Scotland’s multi-faceted capital in its medieval, Georgian and dockside quarters.

Top 10 hotels in Edinburgh

Improve your golf, sink into an infinity pool or enjoy a family sightseeing trip – this guide to the top 10 hotels in Edinburgh will help make the most of your trip.

Top 10 castles and palaces in the world

Whether you want to stay in a Quebec palace or act out fairytale fantasies in the Bavarian Alps, read this guide to the top 10 castles and palaces in the world before booking your next hotel.

Where to stay in Edinburgh - a travel guide to Edinburgh's neighbourhoods

In Edinburgh, hotels cluster mainly around the UNESCO-listed city centre, so it’s easy to get around. Use this helpful guide to decide where to stay in Edinburgh.

An Edinburgh Festivals travel guide – August is festivals month in the Athens of the north

Edinburgh in August transforms itself from prim Scottish capital to artistic throng. Festival fever doesn’t let up until the International Festival’s final firework fizzles out in early September. With six major festivals competing for attention, Edinburgh Festivals holidays require quality Edinburgh Festivals hotels for some dedicated sleeping time.

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