What to see and do
Find out why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.
Nightlife and entertainment
Explore the city after dark: live music, comedy, theatre or just a night out with friends.
Culture and heritage
Find out more about the lively cultural life of the city from historic buildings to contemporary art.
Jazz. Science. Books. Film. Comedy. Storytelling. Art. You name it; we’ve got a festival for it.
With more restaurants per head than any other UK city, whatever you are looking to eat, Edinburgh has it.
Sport and activities
It's easy to stay active in Edinburgh, whether you’re an adrenaline addict or simply looking for a new hobby.
Gardens and green spaces
Escape the buzz of the city and relax in one of Edinburgh's many parks and green spaces.
Edinburgh's shops cater to all tastes and budgets, from high street favourites to exclusive, designer boutiques.
Out of the city
Take a break from city life and head out of town to enjoy the stunning scenery and attractions in the surrounding areas.
Did you know that Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn? A symbol of power, ferocity, innocence and purity, the unicorn was adopted as Scotland’s heraldic animal by King James I in the 15th century.