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Short breaks to Edinburgh

Nip off to Edinburgh on your next city break. It has everything you could need from historic castles and churches to a vibrant nightlife and café culture. A city break to Edinburgh is also one of the cheapest ways to get away from it all.

Main Attractions:

  • Princes Street
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • St Giles Cathedral
  • Edinburgh Zoo

Ideal For:

  • Stag and Hen Dos
  • Romantic getaways
  • Weekend breaks

Explore the City of Edinburgh

A short break to Edinburgh is perfect for a family getaway with masses to entertain the kids. It also has some surprises for those who want to enjoy good music, eat good food and indulge in some good wine. Its ancient architecture sets the scene for a truly one-off city break, bolstered by a warm and friendly Scottish welcome.

Seen by many as the gateway to Scotland, Edinburgh's beautiful buildings, vibrant culture and long history all make it a magnet for tourists who flock in their thousands every month. Whether you're planning a romantic break away, a relaxing family holiday or a fun break with friends, holidays in Edinburgh have something for everyone.

With its huge range of historic and cultural attractions, there's always something to do in Edinburgh whatever the weather. You can visit the ancient castle and see the famous Military Tattoo, see important works of art at the National Gallery or take advantage of a sunny day in the Royal Botanical Gardens. Or why not just spend the day wandering the city's picturesque streets? Brimming with interesting places to eat, shop and drink, they're a great place to experience a true taste of Edinburgh. Holidays to Edinburgh are great for children too; take them to learn about the fascinating world of science at Our Dynamic Earth, watch the 'penguin parade' at Edinburgh Zoo or scare themselves silly in the Edinburgh Dungeons. And there are plenty of attractions to keep the grown-ups happy... why not learn more about Scotland's most famous export at the Whisky Experience, or take a spine-tingling tour of one of the city's famous haunted locations? As one of Britain's greenest cities, Edinburgh boasts plenty of opportunities to get out in the open air, whether it's a picnic in the meadows or a hike to the top of Arthur's seat. And if you're tired after all that sightseeing, you can relax and revive yourself with an evening sampling some of the city's famous hospitality. From traditional taverns and whisky bars to fashionable nightclubs and cutting-edge theatre, Edinburgh by night is an experience not to be missed.

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Other recommended destinations:

Take a UK city break in London. See the sites of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Carnaby Street and Trafalgar Square, enjoy the cinema or a night at the theatre in the West End, or do a spot of shopping on Oxford Street, Covent Garden or Camden Market.