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All About Edinburgh

Everything About Edinburgh

Edinburgh Attractions

Maps of Edinburgh Attractions 

Edinburgh History

 Royal Mile - Old Town - New Town - Suburbs

Buildings – Statues – Monuments

Shops - Bars - Restaurants - Cafes - Clubs

Tours - Transport - Transfers

Activities - Sports – Golf

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The present population (2019) is approximately 500,000 residents.

All About Edinburgh is a Search Engine guide to all the great things to see and do in Edinburgh. Welcome to everything Edinburgh has to offer, both to the visitor and local resident, all in one convenient place. Whether you only wish to visit Edinburgh Castle or the Palace of Holyrood House, walk the Royal Mile,

or climb the ancient volcano Arthur Seat (Ard-Na-Said). 

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Visitor Attractions 

Edinburgh

Edinburgh the capital city of Scotland has many attractions both indoor and outdoor. Some of the city centre indoor attraction have an entrance fee.

However, there are many that have free entry. Museums, Art Galleries, and see the architecture of the historic buildings around the old and new town areas.  Churches and ,Graveyards are full of history and famous people with ghost and paranormal activities. The Royal mile with attractions around every corner.

 Just take a walk in and out the closes (Alleyways) to see how and where people lived from the 16th century.

Royal Yacht Britannia Visitor Attraction
Edinburgh Black Taxi Tours and Transfers
Golf  Transfers Tours Edinburgh Scotland
Edinburgh Bespoke Tours

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Transport and Transfers

Edinburgh's reliable council registered Black Taxis which are the safest way to travel in Edinburgh. Flag them down in the street or book by phone or app. 

Cash or card payments available.

Black Taxis take up to, 6 passengers with luggage comfortably. Luxury Bespoke Transport 4 passengers. Buses up to 52 seaters with guide.

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Local Edinburgh Tours 

Walk the streets of Old Edinburgh which were first laid

over 500 years ago or Edinburgh’s New Town that has been walked for over 250 years.  See the underground streets and houses of the 16th + 17th centuries.

Royal Mile Walking Tours Edinburgh
Crossford Fife Cranesmuir, the adventures and romance of the two main characters, Jamie and Claire
Wallace Monument Stirling Scotland

Tours of Scotland

TV and Film Locations

Once you have taken in the sights of Edinburgh you can then look at the rest of Scotland, with all the destinations that you have heard about or seen on the TV or in Films. Harry Potter, The Wicker Man, Outlander, The Da Vinci Code, Chariots of Fire, Brave,

Mary Queen of Scots, Robert the Bruce, Braveheart, Skyfall and many more. 

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Edinburgh Golf Courses

& Golf Tour

Golf in Edinburgh is available to all, play free with your own clubs

or play one of the  20 + courses available by booking in advance.

Take a tour, see the world's oldest golf course and first clubhouse.

The first established Golf club, the first open championship course.

Where Tommy Armour lived and where the first rules of golf were written. The first place a competition was played to rules.

From the west of Edinburgh to Musselburgh in East Lothian where Tom Morris Snr and Jnr won Open Championships.

With over 40 golf courses near to Edinburgh it's a Golfers Dream.

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Accommodation - Places to Stay

All About Edinburgh has every kind of accommodation for the one day stay to a long stay. Hotels, Apartments, Backpackers, AirBnB, Houses, Cottages,  Large Group accommodation, Guest Houses,

Caravan and Camp Site, Glamping and Hostels

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Shops

Edinburgh City Centre has all the department stores and designer shops plus many Boutique fashion stores

selling Bags, shoes and clothes. All the expected high street names and unique local stores. All tourist stores selling everything from cigars, whisky, tartan goods, haggis,

shortbread and souvenirs. 

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Food and Drink

Eating out in Edinburgh restaurants is so easy,

as there is nearly every style of food from most countries.

With over 1000 eateries, takeaways and fast-food, Bistros. There is food for every budget, Michelin restaurants to family run eateries

with a café just around every corner.

There are also 24 hour bakers and fast food outlets.  

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Pubs - Bars - Nightclubs

For a comprehensive list of all the night clubs and pubs

in Edinburgh, the local bar and gastro pub. Night clubs dance till the early mornings. Over 30 night clubs and 200 pubs in Edinburgh city centre. A great choice for all. 

Children are welcome (Time restrictions apply)

High Street Edinburgh Festival August An

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Edinburgh Festivals

There are many festivals annually staged in Edinburgh through April till 31st December. Most importantly,

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo that is staged at

Edinburgh Castle is a must see (Bucket List inclusion) extravaganza for the whole family of all ages.

Children's Festivals and Running Festivals

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Weddings

If you are looking for a special venue for your Wedding look at Edinburgh for your ultimate wedding and photographs. Edinburgh Castles, ancient churches and buildings, on the beach or in private grounds, in a cave or under the city streets of old Edinburgh. Edinburgh Holds 1000's of  Weddings every year

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Statues

Edinburgh has many Statues in the streets on buildings and in museums and galleries. The statues are of people of achievement from Kings and Queens, Poets and Writers, Lord Provosts and Prime Ministers. This Statue is of James Clark Maxwell one of the greatest scientists that ever lived. Even Einstein’s said that he was inspired by Maxwell. 

James Clark Maxwell Statue George Street

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Monuments

Edinburgh in the 18th and 19th century were great believers in leaving memorials in forms of monuments to the people they believed to be the great and good.   This monument is to honour Sir Walter Scott whole was born and lived in Edinburgh. There is also a museum on the first floor of the monument.

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Plaques and Inscriptions

There are over 100 plaques in Edinburgh and many inscription at door entrances. Each one is commemorating who lived or was born in the house or signifying that something of interest to place at that place. From Fountains with plaque to let you know 100's of witches were burned at the stake or that a famous person was born in the house. This plaque and inscription is to William Kinnaird Burton who was born in Edinburgh and  is an icon of modern Japan. 

Edinburgh Coat of Arms.
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