Attractions in Edinburgh

Attractions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh and the surrounding areas have a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Historical exhibitions, solo shows, talks, events & more - head along to a local Art Gallery and expand your horizons!

Comedy Clubs

Comedy Clubs

Treat yourself to a laugh at one of Edinburgh's Comedy Clubs! Catch a household name or see the next big thing!

Days Out

Days Out

You don't have to go far to enjoy a change of scenery, thanks to the variety of options on offer locally. Have a look through these options for ideas that'll thrill the whole family.

Festivals

Festivals

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Edinburgh!

Gardens and Parks

Gardens and Parks

Get up close to nature and enjoy the stunning parks and spectacular gardens that call Edinburgh home, each with its own special features and attractions!

Guided Walks and Tours

Guided Walks and Tours

The perfect way to learn more about the local area, and enjoyable too! Understand more about Edinburgh and its environs on a guided walk or tour.

History and Culture

History and Culture

Always wanted to find out more about Edinburgh's past? Then start uncovering just what went on in days gone by, by looking through our listings.

Indoor Activity Centres

Indoor Activity Centres

Kids will love getting active and making new friends - and adults can look forward to peace and quiet while they're doing it(!) Check out these indoor activity centres nearby.

Live Music Venues

Live Music Venues

Edinburgh is renowned for it's live music scene, with a variety of venues catering for small intimate gigs to huge arenas hosting the biggest names!

Museums

Museums

Museums don't have to be dull and dusty! Find one that appeals to you and yours in our Edinburgh listings below, and go check it out...

Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

Get up close to nature and enjoy the stunning views and spectacular wildlife that Edinburgh's nature reserves have to offer!

Theatres

Theatres

Whether you prefer comedy or musicals, ballet or opera, our Edinburgh theatre listings will have something to suit everyone!

Visitor Centres

Visitor Centres

What better way to discover new and unique insights into local culture, nature and heritage than by choosing to visit one of the visitor centres detailed here?

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