Edinburgh, Capital of Scotland

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E Edinburgh is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Scotland. The city has a fascinating historical background and dramatic architecture along with the impressive Edinburgh Castle towering over Princes Street Gardens and the City Centre.

This vibrant city has lots to offer with many tourist destinations where you must visit, including a trip up the 287 steps up the Scott Monument to get truly spectacular views over Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

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Cobble Cottage, Cramond, Edinburgh

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The Coach House, Ratho near Edinburgh

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Edinburgh from Calton Hill

View over Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle from Calton Hill

Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh

Ross Fountain in the Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh with Edinburgh Castle in the background

The Ross Fountain in the Princes Street Gardens with Edinburgh Castle in background.

Edinburgh Castle seen from Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh Castle from Gardens

Ross Fountain and Edinburgh Castle

Ross Fountain and Castle

Norwegian Memorial Stone in Edinburgh

Norwegian Memorial Stone in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh Botanic Garden is very popular with tourists and locals alike where you can peace and tranquillity within a busy City. The Botanic Gardens are also leaders in scientific research on plants and have collections of living plants from all over planet. Learn more about the RBG on their website www.rbge.org.uk and find out about visiting hours and the various aspects of the garden and glasshouse collection you can see.

Palm House Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Palm House at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh.

Palms growing outside the Main Range glasshouse at the Botanic Garden in Edinburgh

A semi hardy palm growing outside the Main Range Glasshouse.

Main Range Glasshouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Main Range Glasshouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The glasshouse has a range of plants including tropical, dessert and aquatic.

Edinburgh Zoo

Penguin at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is one of the most popular tourist destinations for all the family. Primates at the Zoo are one of the favourite animals seen by adults and children and the zoo plays an important aspect in educating people in the value of preserving animals and their conservation. The above image is a photo art image of a chimp and is free to use for personal use. Learn more about the animals and attractions at Edinburgh Zoo on their website www.edinburghzoo.org.uk

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Edinburgh Winter Attractions

Edinburgh Winter Attractions and Festival

Edinburgh has many attractions during the year yet some of the most colourful are during winter including the New Year Celebrations. The Edinburgh Winter Festival and Christmas Market are a highlight that people in Edinburgh love to share with everyone who visits Edinburgh in the winter months. Visit the official website for more details on what is on and what is planned www.edinburghschristmas.com

Scotland cottages - Scotland self catering cottages throughout Scotland.

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Scotland boat holidays - boating holidays on Scotland Lochs and Canals

Boat Holidays

Do something different this year and book a holiday on a boat or yacht to explore Scotland's lochs and canals.

Lodges and Caravans holidays in Scotland

Lodges & Caravans

Spoil yourself and book a holiday in a luxury lodge or caravan in park holidays locations throughout Scotland. Find your next lodge holiday on on interactive map.