The basics

All the information you should know to plan, and enjoy, a visit to Edinburgh.

Daily life

Stockbridge Farmers Market. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
Essential information you'll want to know before visiting Edinburgh.


Salisbury Crags. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
What you can expect from the weather in Edinburgh - average temperatures, rainfall, hours of sunshine and weather forecasts.


Edinburgh at night. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
Some practical infomation on currency and banking for international visitors.


Bicycle in George Square. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
Edinburgh enjoys a pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly infrastructure and offers good traffic links.

Did you know?

Greyfriars Bobby statue. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
A few things you may not know about Edinburgh: key facts about the city, our history and culture.