Edinburgh is known far and wide as Scotland's capital. This amazing
city has played host to countless tourists over the years as its
cobbled streets and narrow, dark architecture offer tourists an
amazing collection of culture and of course, entertainment.
This town is known fondly by its residents as “Auld Reekie”, which
means “Old Smokey”, and makes its way on many a bucket list as a
must-see. So what's so special about this Scottish city and why do you
need to see it?
Edinburgh Places of Interest
to Charlotte Square, there are a myriad of places to visit in this
wonderful Scottish city, so much so that a mere weekend simply
wouldn't be enough. Depending on your own interests, your tour of
the city could prove entirely different to another. If you're on the
lookout for a little history lesson and culture of the city itself,
then our tours of Edinburgh could prove the best option for you.
Old Town Edinburgh Tour, you'll find yourself immersed in the history of the city and all
it has to offer, from its rich nightlife to its fascinating history
and architecture. You'll find yourself completely surrounded by. If
you have something more specific in mind however, then you can
always find the perfect 'hotspots' via a quick Google search.
Particular places of interest include the likes of the Botanical
Gardens and Zoos as well as the Scott Monument and recently opened
St James Mall near Princes Street.
What to do in Edinburgh
If you've found yourself wondering what there is to do in Edinburgh,
then stop. This question could pose thousands of answers thanks to
the city and its rich social scene. The capital of Scotland is
perfect for tourists and their entertainment. The people living in
this amazing destination are some of the friendliest you'll find in
the country and love nothing more than spending their down time
enjoying their city, which means there's always something to sink
your teeth into.
and the Isle of Skye to our very own Ghost Tours in Edinburgh where
you'll find yourself submerged within the darkest period in the
history of Edinburgh; the opportunities to explore this city in some
unexpected fashions are quite literally endless. From pubs to bars
and some beautifully rated restaurants, there really is no end to
what you could find yourself getting up to in Edinburgh.
really does boast a rather rare charm, something you simply won't
find anywhere else. From its majestic buildings to its rich mix of
cultures, there really is
something for everyone. Whether you're
looking for a little luxury or a more down to earth visit, every
single piece of this city comes together to create a place that
rather quickly becomes a firm favourite within the eye of each
person who visits.
While it may not always boast the most favourite weather, you'll
find plenty of beautiful boutiques and cafes, along with Michelin
starred restaurants to relax and unwind and escape the rain and
wind. Rather than pose an inconvenience however, the weather of
Edinburgh is what gives this city its extra pizzazz, creating a more
mysterious and sombre feeling. This is always a winner when you're
enjoying one of our fabulously frightening ghost tours.
Edinburgh in 3 Days
If you're visiting for three days, then it's always a good idea to
have a vague plan when it comes to things you want to see and do. In
three days you could enjoy our
Tour of Edinburgh, then the next day our Castle tour as well as our spooky
spectacular Ghost Tour.
On top of this, we'd advise checking out at least two restaurants:
Mussel Inn, a beautiful seafood bistro; and perhaps the wonderful
Indaba, known for its Spanish tapas with an African touch. If you're
looking for a true Scottish experience then we suggest Number One, a
European and Scottish fusion restaurant boasting a full five stars
Edinburgh in 2 Days
If you only have two days in this amazing Scottish city then we
highly advise our fabulous Tour Of Edinburgh followed by a real
immersion into the Scottish way of life. Check out the family owned
Pibroch Scottish restaurant on Holyrood Road as well as the
extremely romantic Angels With Bagpipes along the High Street.
These are guaranteed to give you a real taste of Scotland and show
what this wonderful city is all about. If you have time, we highly
suggest taking a peek at one of our
that offer a closer inspection of the dark corners of the city,
something you won't want to miss.
Hotels in Edinburgh
When it comes to hotels in Edinburgh, you really are spoilt for
choice. Choosing the right for you however, simply boils down to
budget and the experience you're looking for. If you're on the
lookout for a little luxury then the Principal Edinburgh along
George Street is an experience you won't want to miss. If you're on
the lookout for 4 stars or less, try the
Ibis South Bridge
If you prefer a hostel to a hotel, you won't find anything as cheap
and as good as
along the Grassmarket, which has a young and friendly environment.
Edinburgh made for You
Travelling to Edinburgh is an experience everyone should enjoy and
with the help of our amazing team here at Blubale, you can enjoy
everything Edinburgh has to offer with local guides, so you don't
miss a single thing. From our tours of Edinburgh to our Harry Potter
inspired experiences for the Quidditch lovers amongst you, there's
something for everyone. We do our best to help you enjoy this
wonderful city to its full potential.
As we mentioned above, the weather in Edinburgh is predominantly
windy and rainy but don't let that put
you off. This weather is just one of the amazing aspects of this
city that contribute to its mysterious elegance and dark, sultry
ways. Let's not forget, it also provides the perfect excuse to
escape into yet another one of this city's amazing bars and
If you'd like to discover more about Edinburgh, from the Old Town
to Edinburgh Castle and beyond, simply
book your tour