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Scotland's historic capital is a city of endless possibilities for culture-hungry travellers. Book cheap flights to Edinburgh, the UNESCO City of Literature and one of the most diverse destinations in the world to experience artistic inspiration and sensational shopping opportunities for every kind of wanderer - a bucket-list travel destination.

Discover Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh

You don't have to visit during the famous Fringe Festival or Hogmanay to make the most of Edinburgh. This dynamic destination attracts millions of tourists across all seasons, boasting a truly vibrant atmosphere unmatched by other cities. Famous for being highly walkable, the city centre is easily accessible from the airport thanks to the newly opened tram. The city boasts a truly magnificent focal point that no other destination in the world can rival, Edinburgh Castle. All activity in the city pivots around this magnificent medieval stronghold. The Old Town, described by Lonely Planet as the most gothic city outside of Transylvania, is a photographer's paradise with its characterful spindly buildings and opulent Reformation era edifices. The New Town, by contrast, offers a cool cosmopolitan vibe, and an amazing array of designer department stores, high street shops and one-off boutiques.

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Eat and Drink in Edinburgh

Eat and Drink in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is undoubtedly a foodies' heaven, and there's something to suit all taste buds. If you're new to Scotland and want to try some traditional fare, you can't do better than The Doric, Edinburgh's oldest gastro-pub. Here you can enjoy the national dish of haggis, neeps and tatties, a meat pudding served with turnips and potatoes. Vegetarians won't want to miss out on Henderson's, an Edinburgh legend that dishes up unforgettable meat-free fare. After lining your stomach, why not sample Edinburgh's buzzing nightlife. The city is bursting with quirky basement bars just waiting to be discovered, and Under the Stairs is among the best of these. Their cocktails are award-winning, we recommend the one-of-a-kind Beetroot & Wasabi Margarita.

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Shopping in Edinburgh

Shopping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the best destinations for fashion fans in the UK. Take a walk down the picturesque 18th century Princes Street and you'll come across a great range of big-name department stores such as Marks & Spencer and Debenhams. Jenners is a particular highlight, with an impressive main hall that is beautifully decorated every Christmas. If you're looking to make some posh purchases, get yourself to George Street, the most stylish shopping area in town. Alternatively, there's nothing like the convenience of a shopping centre, and the Ocean Terminal at Leith Docks is the best of its kind. The centre offers great shopping, eateries and a cinema.

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Where to explore in Edinburgh

Where to explore in Edinburgh

To get the full Edinburgh experience, hop on and off the award-winning guided bus tours and visit attractions like the Royal Yacht Britannia and the botanical gardens. Stroll down the Royal Mile to the awe-inspiring Holyrood Palace, and you'll pass a plethora of cute cafes, eccentric souvenir shops and ancient pubs. The Real Mary King's Close, a seriously spooky tour of Edinburgh's ancient underground city streets, will really bring the Old Town to life. Head to the New Town for your art and culture fix, the area is home to the National Gallery of Scotland and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Edinburgh offers plenty of options for outdoorsy types, too; those fit enough to trek up Arthur's Seat will be rewarded with a stunning panoramic view of the city.  

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