City homepage  - see and do

What to see and do

Find out why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Basics overview - did you know

Did you know?

Edinburgh is the only city to have given a prestigious Freedom of the City award to a dog.

Edinburgh has the only train station in the world named after a novel.

Read more interesting facts about Edinburgh.

City homepage - basics

The basics

Essential facts: from electrical voltage and timezones to what you can expect from the weather.

City - Getting here

How to get here

Getting to Edinburgh and the University is easy no matter where you are coming from or how you choose to travel.

Photo of Pollock Halls accommodation

Where to stay

Visitors to the city will find an abundance of accommodation options in Edinburgh.