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Edinburgh, Scotland is a great destination to travel to on holiday, especially if you live in the UK. The city is full of great places to visit and great experience to take part in and is sure to contain something for the whole family.
The city also known as the Athens of the North has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famous for its Edinburgh Festival in the first few weeks of August and its great Castle. However you can experience this great city without spending a lot.
With cheaper flights and the possibility to travel by train or car to Edinburgh, you will definitely save money on your journey. Many holiday providers offer trips to the country for just a few days due to its distance from England.
This allows you to take a shorter cheaper break and allows you to save money on the price of your total trip. The city has great transport links allowing you to see the city without having to pay a high cab fare.
As one of the most famous locations in the UK and Scotland’s number 1 attraction, Edinburgh castle is a must see. The castle has great views from its hillside location which allows tourists to see great views of the city. Inside you can take a glimpse at the Scottish Crown Jewels, St Margaret’s Chapel and the Stone of Destiny.
Many local pubs and restaurants serve classic delicious food for reasonable prices but if you want more traditional Scottish food you will have to pay a little more. Fine restaurants offer meals from £10 – £15 with Howies and The Wee Windaes restaurants offer great traditional food in the centre of Edinburgh.
As a whole a holiday to Edinburgh is a great way to relax for a few days or a few weeks.